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Finance Glossary

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T+3

Definition:

The T here refers to time, and the 3 refers to 3 days.

So T+3 = the 3-day time period that you have to wait after you buy or sell a stock. Yep, it takes three days from when your order is executed until you actually have the stock or the money in your hot little hands.