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weekend effect


low market tendency on Mondays the theory that stocks tend to perform better on Fridays than on Mondays. Some analysts say this is the result of companies waiting until the close of trading on Friday to release bad news. Others attribute it to Mondays' auctions of US Treasury securities, and others say there is no weekend effect.

Definitions of ’weekend effect’ and meaning of ’weekend effect’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’weekend effect’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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