quiet period

Definition

The period starting when an issuer hires an underwriter and ending typically 40 days after the security begins trading, during which the issuer cannot comment publicly on the offering due to SEC rules.

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You need to do your best to work through a quiet period in a productive way that will improve your company.

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If you find yourself in the quiet period that would be a good time to come up with your next project idea./

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When Facebook made the decision to go public, there was a quiet period where they could not submit detailed reports to the media before the stock went on sale.

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