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Buy the open and set a 1% limit sell order

If I find that for stock X, for past 5 years of daily OHLC data, 80% of the time, the Open was at least 1% lower than the day's high. If we find that in this 80% of the cases, the high was reached ...
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Arbitrage in a market

I have a market with 6 different goods in two different markets and their respective payoffs in the three states of the world. We can buy max 100 and sell max 100 of each asset. First I started by ...
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Why there's always a very huge volume of trades for AAPL every day before market close?

Unlike many other stocks, AAPL always trades at a very high volume before the market close. Is there any reason this happens? Or this is just by coincidence?
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Forgotten Bank Account Number

I have forgotten my South Indian Bank account number and cannot find where I stored it on my hard drive. What is the procedure I need to undergo to reconnect with my account? What information will ...
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Formal Definition of APR

I have seen several conflicting sources on the internet about APR. Some say the effective rate is (1+APR/n)^n -1 while others say this formula is the APR since APR represents the rate over all ...
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1answer
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Why should I not disclose my salary?

I'm not looking to blurt out or brag about my salary in social media or anything. I'm apparently making an article about how to get a raise and I am planning to disclose the exact raise (not salary) ...
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If I decide on an ETF, should I just go ahead and buy or should I time my purchase? [duplicate]

I've decided to buy a S&P500 index ETF. Should I just go ahead and buy now, or are there things that I have to keep in mind when making this decision? This would be my first time investing in ...
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Can I open a rollover IRA account in the US when I am not a citizen, nor no longer live there?

I lived in the US for about 7 years, and started saving money in the company's 401K plan. I had a green card, but decided to move to my home country years before it expired. I have a US SSN. Now the ...
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1answer
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Mutual Funds to invest in every week or monthly

I want to know if there are any funds (in US), that let you put some money in per period, like weekly or monthly. I know you can put money into 401k per paycheck. I want something similar without the ...
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Do I have to work a certain amount of hours in order to get paid monthly?

I work as an office assistant and my pay has recently been changed to monthly. I only work 2 days a week now at 8 hours a day and I don't feel that is an adequate amount to receive just once a month. ...
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1answer
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Can amended tax return filed before tax return cause errors?

I'd like to ask about a notice I received from the IRS today. The notice requests more information about a certain line and correction of figures on a certain column on my 2013 amended tax return. I ...
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0answers
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How to calculate CCC, given the ICP, ACP and DPD?

I'm trying to calculate the CCC (Cash Conversion Cycle) without the A/R. I have the ICP (Inventory Conversion Period), ACP (Average Conversion Period) and the PDP (Payable Deferral Period). I tried a ...
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Get GnuCash to use the Opening Balances account for new accounts

I’m still new to GnuCash, and as such I’m setting up all my accounts. When I first created the file, I didn’t add all my accounts because I wanted to set up only a few at a time. The accounts I did ...
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47 views

How to borrow against Unclaimed Property? [on hold]

My company has recently been notified by the State of California that they are in receipt of $55,000.00 sent to them by past clients who didn't know how to contact us after we moved from California to ...
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2answers
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Difference in Interest Calculations Using Loan Calculator

Suppose that I have a loan value x and interest rate r. The simple interest is then x*(1+r). If I take out a loan compounded annually and paid monthly for 12 months the amount at the end of the year ...
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1answer
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What steps are required to transfer real estate into a LLC?

I'm a fairly new landlord, and learning as I go. Apparently one of the early mistakes I made when purchasing my rental properties was buying them under my name instead of forming a Limited Liability ...
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2answers
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How to calculate the potential difference of putting money into buying my house vs paying it into a pension

I've been wondering for a while if I would be better off stopping my pension payments and paying the money off my mortgage and paying it off more quickly. Then I would rent out the house and start ...
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1answer
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Will my wife's business losses offset my income on a joint tax return?

I'm filling for my taxes on a joint tax return. My wife is not working currently, but she is starting up a business. And with every business, starting is hard and will probably gonna take some time ...
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Why are governments afraid of deflation? [on hold]

You frequently hear that QE (AKA "money printing") is a desperate attempt by governments to create inflation, so we don't end up getting deflation. Deflation, they say, is bad for governments because ...
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1answer
25 views

Are there services/software other than Quicken that can directly make bank account transfers?

I've been looking, but the only thing banks support enough to actually allow the movement of funds seems to be quicken. Are there any alternatives that allow similar levels of control?
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1answer
27 views

APR for a Loan Paid Off in Monthly Payments for 9 Months [duplicate]

Say a loan is issued for 9 months with $1000 principal and with a payment plan consisting of about $162.23 each month. Does this loan have an APR of 46%?
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Why are rewards for credit cards so much better than debit cards?

My understanding is credit card companies make money based on a transaction cost, which presumably is the same for credit/debit. I can't really find information on this, so it might be a faulty ...
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1answer
108 views

How can I reduce my tax liability on proceeds from the sale of a company?

My (Canadian) company is about to be sold and as one of the first employees I'm expecting a significant payout from options (e.g. $2M !). That sounds like an incredible amount of money, but this is ...
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1answer
63 views

Is my car insurance trying to pull money out of me?

I had a parking lot accident a month back (in California, US). I was backing out from my parking lot (which is near entrance driveway into the apartment complex). There was no car on both sides of ...
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1answer
43 views

Sole employee of my own S-Corp - investment options? 401k, Roth, SEP?

I'm looking to start a retirement account and I'm looking for options that fit with my scenario. I'm the sole employee/owner of an S-Corp and as such, I give myself a W2 at the end of each year and ...
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How do I report income that is paying back incurred expenses?

I have a loose partnership on a project. I paid $3,000 to create a product we are selling. He is paying me back for the $3,000. Is that considered revenue? Or something else? Thanks!
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1answer
59 views

Is retaining a deposit for an apartment in this scenario considered legal?

My son and his wife put a deposit down on an apartment. Their application was approved and they are to move in soon. Yesterday they found out they suffered an "identification theft" and their credit ...
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175 views

What happen if we do not pay facebook

I buy services from Facebook, but recently I wasn't careful and exceeded my credit card's limit. Then Facebook sent me this: Amount You Owe: $518.35 USD We were unable to charge your ad ...
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1answer
41 views

“In-the-Money” vs “Out-of-the-Money” Call Options

This is a homework question, but can explain to me how to determine "in-the-money" vs "out-of-the-money" call options based on the table below? The image above is a newspaper style quote. The first ...
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1answer
36 views

Do I need to pay income tax for money earned in the U.S. & transferred to my account in India?

I have a web site which generates around 10K every month. This amount is directly credited to my bank account from Google USA account. Do I need to pay tax in India? Please advise. I am very new to ...
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Does keeping 'long-term' safety net in bonds make sense?

I was looking at various advices regarding safety net and emergency fund. Usually most sites recommend using the savings account and CDs as a safety net. As CDs/Savings are FDIC insured it's 'safe ...
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46 views

What do you call a registered taxpayer with no tax obligations? [on hold]

What do you call a registered taxpayer with no outstanding tax-liability? I'll explain my hesitation with the term taxpayer: I take that payer means someone who pays money, so a taxpayer is someone ...
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3answers
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Does pursuing the highest yields or pursuing the lowest ones give better returns in the long run?

Consider two people (Alice and Bob) who have some money each month to save and invest in government bonds of their own country (because they want it to be liquid, and have the smallest risk of ...
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1answer
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Canada: Can financial institutions borrow against all RRSP assets?

I have a self-directed RRSP at a Canadian financial institution. In this case it happens to be a credit union. The RRSP account is holding a corporate bond. I pay the institution a fee for ...
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1answer
62 views

Why are exchange rates fixed for prolonged periods of time? [on hold]

Sometimes I see the following pattern when observing the history of an exchange rate: That is for several days the exchange rate becomes constant. What causes this? My best guess is that some ...
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1answer
24 views

Shareholder in US based company

I am completely blind regarding this stocks and shares. So here is my situation. My brother is working in US. He is going to start an IT company there. I will be a partner. He said he will write 20% ...
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1answer
53 views

Analyze stock value

If I'm going to analyze the stocks of Apple, Amazon, Google etc. I will find them on Yahoo Finance and see the historical changes in each stock. But sometimes the companies make splits and I see big ...
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Where can I find a historical list of notable candlestick patterns?

Suppose you're working on learning trading based on candlestick patterns. It would be nice to have a largely abbreviated list of great examples where particular patterns evidence themselves. That ...
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1answer
88 views

Shares Canceled after Merger

I bought shares from a private company before leaving it. They send me certificate for what they call "Common Stock". Now the company was bought by another public company. I received a binder (more ...
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2answers
309 views

In-laws moving in (financial/tax implications)?

We are contemplating moving into a house with an in-law suite in Mississippi and our inlaws selling their house and moving into it. We would pool the sales from both houses as downpayment on the new ...
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3answers
61 views

Are contributions to ROTH IRA/401k effectivly bigger then to IRA

I've just moved to US and I started considering savings/retirement options (I'm mid-20 but I don't think it unwise to start early). I'm trying to max the contributions. I started to think if the ROTH ...
2
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1answer
73 views

Do I need to bargain with my credit card customer service for better offers?

I am very new with credit card stuffs. I started with a BOA secure credit card with a credit limit of $300. I always pay off my balance in full each month and never go beyond my credit limit. I ...
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1answer
47 views

Is there a time limit on claiming medical expenses for HSA?

I use my HSA as a savings vehicle. From what I'm reading it seems that there is no limit on the time between when the expense was incurred and when it can be claimed against an HSA except that you ...
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1answer
27 views

Does APR also depends on credit score?

I know that a good credit score means access to higher credit limits, but how the APR is affected? While I always pay off the whole balance on my credit card, but I am interested in lower APR, because ...
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25 views

Interpreting mortgage rates

today is November 2014 and this comes from the state of Illinois, US I have received a mortgage preapproval letter that contains the following clause: The type of loan chosen is FNMA Agency 30 Yr ...
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1answer
36 views

Any minimum 1% tax on taxable-income for low bracket and large capital gains?

Is there any 1% minimum tax on taxable-income [similar to AMT for high-income] when you are in low 15% bracket and have substantial long term capital-gains? e.g. US, single, std-deduction, 2014. ...
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1answer
45 views

How does a delta neutral portfolio make money

This is a really basic question,so I apologise. If I have a delta neutral portfolio consisting of an option and its underlying, such that any move in the option is cancelled by an opposite move in the ...
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1answer
37 views

Tax on transfer of funds to USA

I m Indian citizen, living in a African country. How much tax liability will be there on transfer of funds to USA from this African country? Moving to USA is due to employment.
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14 views

How good is FSCS protection vs. eToro?

I'm looking into investing in eToro, and I'm concerned about understaing any risk involved besides the trades themselves. An eToro representative told me that, since I live in the UK, I'm covered for ...
3
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1answer
51 views

Is there a lower threshold for new EU VAT changes coming 1 Jan 2015 related to the sale of digital goods?

I've heard that sales of digital goods into the EU will need to have VAT charged at the customers country VAT rate from 1 Jan 2015. The seller will then need to either file a VAT return in each EU ...

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