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Non-Resident Alien, Selling Stocks

I am a Non-resident Alien living in US since Oct 2015. I was living in India and in 2015, I bought some stocks which I intend to sell by July-Aug 2016. I have been paying US Tax returns for 2015 and I ...
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Bond gain is greater than remaining coupon payments. Time to sell?

I wanted to learn about bonds so I bought a rather risky one (Chesapeake Ene Corp SR NT 6.62% 08/15/2020 / 165167CF2). Since purchase, the price of the bond has risen 72.81% for a gain of $257.02 as ...
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A Person Just Wants to Sell a House — Whats the Commission?

Lets say a person owns 2 houses and wants to get rid of one. Lets say usually its 5% listing (60/40) seller/buyer agent In this case theres no buyer agent because seller is just looking to sell the ...
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question about short selling stocks

I'm trying to wrap my head around short selling. Online the explanations i found talk about borrowing a stock from your broker, selling it at a high price then waiting for the stock to drop in price ...
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Why does the Order Validity matter when selling shares?

In India, with ICICI Direct (An online trading platform), it is possible to specify the "Order Validity" as DAY (Intraday), IOC (Immediate or Cancel) which is being able to sell the shares when I ...
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Selling recently acquired personal items in order to pay down debt?

I was checking my credit cards statements the other day (I have 4), which they amount to ~$2000 USD, plus a car credit. Recently, my car credit bill went up due to my bank automatically renewing my ...
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Can I transfer the warranty of an item to someone else when selling via craigslist?

I want to sell a used item via craigslist. The item (it's an iRobot Roomba cleaning robot) is very new and in full working condition and I am the first owner. I bought this item in an online shop. It ...
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Should I sell my individual stocks and buy a mutual fund

In early 2008, I rolled over a small 401K from a previous employer into a private account and bought a bunch of individual stocks. (Stop laughing) For a while, it was so bad, the transaction fees to ...
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Questioning my Realtor

I received an offer on my home but it was 30,000.00 under asking price. I countered back with a price that was 6,000.00 under asking price. The people who placed the offer are only financing 1/2 with ...
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Am in the UK and need to sell my late fathers shares, have no idea.where can i get some advice please

I have shares in Tesco and BP that are my late father's, as his executor I would like some advice as to best time to sell and how to go about it. Can I do this on my own or do I need to pay a broker? ...
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What are the “perfect” conditions for selling a small private business?

As the title says. What the general opinion seems to be is that now is the best time ever to sell a small business because of low: interest rates, tax rates, and inflation, plus many large M&A ...
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How to calculate how much a large stock position is really worth?

Let's say, completely hypothetically, that I own 1,000,000 shares in Company X, and their share price is exactly $10.00. Theoretically, this is worth $10 million, but obviously if I wanted to ...
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Should I sell my apartment for 112% of buying cost or rent it out for 8% annually?

I currently own the following apartment: Cost when I bought it: 40K Mortgage left: 30K Annual Interest: 2% (fixed) Current estimated value: 45K (I believe I can sell it ...
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Advice on strategy for when to sell

I started trading one year ago. I read Jim Cramer book and saved my 10K before investing. Then I invested on companies that I liked based on what I learned. It has been a fun year, what I have learn ...
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Using a brand name in a product which I will sell [closed]

I own a company where we manufacture vinyl stickers which wrap up devices, varying from phones to game consoles. We had plans to create a design for Game of Thrones, but we are unsure how this bit of ...
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Is there a sell-side version of dollar-cost averaging?

I understand the theory behind dollar-cost averaging on the buy-side, and there are many articles about why it does (or doesn't work). But I can't find much, if anything, about its value when selling. ...
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what happens when I sell my share in the mid of the day when the price is high?

I have some 100 shares of a reputed company since 3 months. The share price is fluctuating every day. sometime price go low in the morning and high in the afternoon again low or high and so on. If I ...
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I am selling my business, are there ways to (invest or spend) profit to save on tax cost?

I have multiple interests, through my broker, for the sale of my business. Are there laws that allow me to save on taxes by doing specific things with the sale money? Thank you!
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How to get cash for shares of a small but successful business?

I am owner of a portion (5%) of a small business. I acquired my shares as 'sweat equity' being the creative lead on the project. Essentially, I want to get cash for my shares. At this point in my life ...
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What kind of symbol can be shorted?

I am new to sell short concept. but I'm interested because I think some stocks may go weak in the future. I am using Firstrade but when I try to sell short some stock, it told me This symbol cannot ...
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What will be the capital gains tax after we sell a rental home?

I'm in desperate need of some help. I've been asking different tax consultants about this situation, and I keep receiving different answers. My parents purchase a Tudor style home about 30 years ago ...
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Need exit strategy for aging mother who owns aging rental properties, please

I'm terrified for my 71-year-old mother's immediate future. She owns 12 residential rentals. We desperately need an exit strategy but she owes as much as or more than market value, and cannot afford ...
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Should I sell or keep the BMW car

I bought a RED 2009 BMW from an auto mall in 2011 Jan for $30,000 when it was around 32K mileage. It is now around 81K mileage and I still have a loan of $15,000 on it for 2.5 yr more. I see its ...
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Are Roth IRA withdrawals within the same year as contributions tax free?

A couple of months ago, in this calendar year, I contributed $1,500 to my Roth IRA. I didn't invest it, so it still is worth only $1,500. I now need $1000 back, and so started to fill out a ...
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Need to Purchase Homeowner's Association Documents?

I'm selling my home. As part of the transaction, I'm being asked to get some documents related to my homeowner's association: the bylaws, the rules and regulations, minutes, something called a 22.1. ...
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What equity would I have when selling early on in mortgage?

I'm trying to wrap my head around the idea of mortgages, and I hope someone can help me. Say I buy a house for $100,000. I put down $20,000, and get an $80,000 mortgage. I've heard that for the ...
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Selling within a Roth IRA and contributing the same year?

If I contribute $5500 into my Roth IRA at the beginning of 2014, but sell $5500 in July, does my contribution amount go to $0, and I can reinvest $5500 later the same year? Or does the contribution ...
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How to sell a ring to someone in another country?

I want to sell a ring worth more than 10 000 euros. There is a one guy in France who is interested. I told him I am not in France yet, but will be there probably the next month. He said he is about to ...
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Ways to ship a package worldwide and get paid by the receiver on delivery?

I want to sell and ship some products that are expensive. Is there any way to post a product and get the money from the receiver at delivery? My service needs to be available in Georgia, Armenia, ...
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Should I be filling out form W-9 for somebody I sold used equipment to?

I sold about $3,500 worth of used lighting equipment to a local business last year. I'm not a business, just an individual. I just received an email from them asking me to fill out a W9 form for ...
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When do I sell a stock that I hold as a long-term position?

So let me start by saying I probably don't have enough money to invest in individual stocks, but I want to know when I should sell? I believe in holding stock long-term, investing in companies that I ...
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Should I sell the home in 2014 or continue to rent it out?

The home was bought in Dec. 2010, and we lived there from Dec. 2010 to Jan. 2013. It's been a rental property since Feb. 2013, when we moved into a rental home to be closer to work (about 30 miles ...
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Taxes on Selling a Classic Automobile

When I was in high school, my father-having just had a heart attack-gifted me a classic automobile. This year, he passed away and I ended up selling the car. (The car has been in my name now for ...
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Stop Order for Bonds

I have a bond and would like to know whether its possible to set something similar to a stop order, i.e. That you make an order to sell the bond if the bond price reaches a specified low value? My ...
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Order to sell bond / stock at one of two prices crossed, rather than one price

I am totally new to investing not always have time to monitor the current bond price. I would like to know if it is possible when selling a bond or stock to set a price range, for e.g. To sell if ...
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Is it worth the trouble to enter a contest with a non-cash prize?

Currently Nikon is holding a digital film-making contest. The top prize is $17k worth of professional Nikon photo equipment. The problem is I assume the tax on this stuff will be approximately 5.5k. ...
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How do you find the value of a physical product over a period of time?

Let's say you have a limited edition Ibanez rg1570 guitar and you wanted to find out what the average selling price was each year? I'd like to get a clue as to whether I should sell my asset now, Or ...
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How do I sell an expensive item online without offering a warranty?

We develop software for some international hardware firm. Recently, and given our good work, we were granted with some free hardware, which is kind of expensive (special computer processors). I ...
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Selling Stock - All or Nothing?

On Tradeking, I have roughly 20 shares of 5 different stocks that I'd like to sell. When I set these parameters: price: X shares: 20 or fewer order: limit/day order options: all or none I find out ...
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What is the standard real estate commission to sell a million dollar home?

I want to list my condominium for US $1.3 million. How can I decide on a fair real estate commission?
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Getting payment from a moving sale via PayPal or by Bank of America account?

I am doing moving sale. A person who bought some of my stuff asked me if I have account with PayPal or Bank of America? I told him no, because I really don't. Later I tried to understand how ...
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What is a good way to determine where and to whom to sell gold jewelry?

In my family we have some gold-based jewelry that we want to sell. Not actually needing to sell it, we can afford to look around for a buyer. However, I don't know anything about this sort of thing ...
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Where can I sell some gold ounce bars I own, without getting screwed?

I have some gold ounce bars that I'd like to sell while the price is high, but I don't know where to sell the gold. I've Google'd around, but there seems to be a lot of shady places out there. So my ...
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Rebate vs Discount

What makes more sense? Giving buyers a discount on pricing based on everything they would buy. (I suppose they could potentially buy more?) Raising the price on items but giving customers a rebate ...
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How to approach sale of municipal bonds (USA)

I am in a fortunate position of having invested income (about $41K) from a trust becoming fully mine in August. The trust was previously maintained by my mother, who invested the money in tax-free ...
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If accepting more than $10K in cash for a used boat, should I worry about counterfeiting?

I'm selling a boat through a broker (a friend of a friend) taking a consignment. The buyers offered to pay in cash, but want the bill of sale to say less than the actual price for tax reasons. ...
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Owner-Financed home sale or Land Contract — how to handle the transaction and the ongoing entity?

My sister and I inherited a property in a rural, backwater area rather inconveniently located to where we live. We've got zero interest in keeping it. To wit, we put it on sale and now are recieving a ...
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Tax liability for selling inherited collectibles on eBay?

When I was a kid, my grandfather gave me some collectible items, which at the time were worthless. Many years later, this stuff is actually worth a few thousand dollars. If I sell this stuff on ...
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What warnings would you tell a friend about to enter a multi-level marketing (MLM) business venture?

Imagine you had a friend who was about to join a multi-level marketing (MLM) business, despite your advice to the contrary. Another friend or family member had already convinced them the opportunity ...
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How do I calculate break even on selling a home?

I've only owned 1.5 years, but looking to sell my home because I want to change neighborhoods. Since most of the early mortgage payments on my 30-yr fixed rate loan go to interest rather than ...