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Understanding the Halt Alert

Thousands of stocks are quoted and traded every day in U.S. securities markets. Trading in most stocks takes place without interruption throughout the trading day, however some stocks are subject to short-term trading halts and longer-term trading suspensions.

The Halt alert will trigger when a stock is suspended for trading. The description column will offer more detail related to the Halt.

Default Settings

By default, the halt alert will report when a stock is suspended for trading.

Stock with Halt alert

Scan with Halt alert

Description Column

The description column of this alert will report why the stock was halted.

Halt Alert description

Alert Info for Halt [HALT]

  • description = Halt
  • direction =
  • keywords =
  • flip_code =
  • parent_code =