This is something that is mind-boggling to me, and it is particularly obvious in candlestick graphs: Why is the open value never the same as the previous day's close value? This is something I just ...
If I am correct, dealers purchase assets for their own accounts, and later sell them for a profit from their inventory. But the spreads is the difference between buy (or "bid") prices and sell (or "...
I somewhat understand that the price of stocks is determined by the market, but who exactly changes those prices that we see listed on Yahoo! Finance for example? If I own a share in a company listed ...
I have been trying to find exact information on how stock prices are determined but still I haven't found any exact mathematical formulas how it happens. Wikipedia states: When prospective buyers ...
Let's say, there are three bid prices 100, 101, and 102, and three ask prices 101, 103, 104. What will happen, will ask:101 sell to bid:101 or bid:102, if the dealer is going to make the 101 to 101 ...
When is a good time to invest in gold? What are situations likely to trigger a drop in gold prices? What are alternatives to gold?
Suppose that I just received a large sum of money, that I want to use to buy stocks. Is there an advantage to split my stocks purchases over a period of time, to protect me against the risk that ...
In the level 2 book from BATS with live data, the right hand part of the page shows the best Bid(s) and the Best Ask(s). Example: How come the best Ask is not at the top of the book? From what i ...