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Why is a stock trade flat on large volume?

I am looking at a company which has recently a strong spike up following good news. After several days of small pullbacks the stock is flat but the daily volume is high compared to average. When I ...
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What are the consequences of IRS “reclassification”?

To begin, let me clarify that this question is not about how to avoid IRS reclassification. I want a better understanding of the consequences when it happens. Here, I am referring to when the IRS ...
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1answer
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College 529 plan and state taxes

I live in PA, do you know if I enroll in 529 plan before the end of the year and contribute some amount, will I get State tax refund in 2014? I usually owe 0$ on state taxes. I understand if I owed ...
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2answers
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What could be the cause of a extreme high/low price in after hours market?

I am just curious that for the stock FEYE there was a very boost in the price and then back to normal level (at least close to the average) again. The volume for that boost trade is 27.60k, not a ...
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Credit reports that show interest rates?

Are there any credit reports out there that report the interest rates and/or interest charged for each of one's accounts? The most useful aspect of the Experian report from FreeCreditReport.com is ...
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191 views

Pros and cons of filing bankruptcy or paying off debt?

My credit has been trashed by me making some dumb decisions, and I'm working with a debt settlement company. A few of the debtors are unwilling to negotiate with the debt settlers and are threatening ...
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1answer
36 views

What is the difference between financial market and market

What is the difference between financial market and market? Are they the same?
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1answer
54 views

US citizen living and working in US for a Canadian company.

I will be working for a Canadian software company remotely from my home in the US. The company doesn't have a US branch or presence. How will the company pay me without a US division? And will I ...
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1answer
58 views

Sole employee S-Corp 401k - Can Company portion also be made to be Roth?

I have an S-corp for which I recently established an Individual 401K plan with one of the top 4 plan administrators. I understand that the employee contribution can be either traditional or Roth. ...
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105 views

Does this investment strategy have a name?

I've heard this strategy described somewhere and I want to learn more about its history, theory, practice, etc. The problem is that I don't know what it is called so I don't know what to Google. The ...
2
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1answer
36 views

Legal requirements to sell design content, artwork and also freelance in India?

I want to start a website where I can sell my digital artwork, 3D models etc at the same time use the site to get freelance graphic design work.I know how to go about it technically but what are the ...
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1answer
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What's the number 2, 1.84, 2.35 meaning in this news report?

I came across a entry here. I am quite interested what does the numbers in it means. I have marked them bold as quoted below: Fireeye Inc (NASDAQ:FEYE) has received a buy rating, according to the ...
2
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1answer
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Why HKD-USD conversion rate has been so stable for years?

I reviewed the HKD-USD exchange rate and found it quite stable for years no matter what "big events" happened. Why so?
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1answer
175 views

Here's my plan for saving up for a house - What can I do to improve?

I'm 20 and I'm from Australia, have about $8000 saved up for my mortgage fund, hoping to get a hefty sum for my downpayment when I plan to buy a house in the future. The $8000~ savings came from my 6 ...
2
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0answers
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How does GST on PayPal payments work for Australian Taxation?

I am an Australian sole trader and I have recently started publishing eLearning videos to view online at a .com website that pays into my PayPal account. Purchases are in USD and my share is paid ...
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1answer
90 views

Where to park large amount of money that should be easily accessible?

I will be receiving over 100k to 500k in an insurance settlement and I want to know where I should park this money so I can access it with a card or check. I dont want it tied to the stock market but ...
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1answer
65 views

Having more tax deductables than tax paid

my income for 3/4 of the year is tax exempt, being in the form a scholarship living allowance. I expect to have many more deductible expenses, than the amount of tax I will pay. Particularly since I ...
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2answers
54 views

Self-employed individual 401k self, match, and profit sharing contribution limits?

I set up a self-employed individual 401k and am confused about the limits on this. I'm a sole proprietor with no other employer-provided 401k than this one I set up on my own. It seems I can make ...
2
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1answer
70 views

How is taxation for youtube/twitch etc monetization handled in the UK?

I am pondering putting video up on youtube with monetization (i.e. putting up adverts), or stream on twitch. However, I would like to know what the tax consequences are. I assume the income is ...
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1answer
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Is it a good idea to max out a zero interest revolving credit account?

I have a 0% interest overdraft that's currently up to a £1200 limit, but I can request an increase. Would it be a good idea to transfer up to the limit (minus what I'd float in the account to make ...
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0answers
44 views

Are the tax rates same for income from salary, rental, and odd jobs?

As per this link, the tax rates in Ontario are divided into Other Income, Canadian Dividends, and Capital Gains. Do all kinds of Income (rental, salary, odd jobs, etc.) come under Other Income? And ...
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0answers
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Mathematics behind deciding to do a lump sum mortgage payment vs. RRSP contribution?

If I have 10,000 extra dollars, how could I decide between doing either: A lump sum mortgage prepayment (2.1% variable closed interest rate, 250k remaining balance), or, An RRSP contribution ...
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1answer
23 views

Where to find fund total assets?

Is there a site that charts total assets of a fund/ETF (GLD, UCO, etc)? I'd like to see total assets plotted over periods of time to get an idea if assets are increasing or decreasing.
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1answer
27 views

How to do charitable donation from RRSP? Can there be a tax benefit?

Is there a way to donate to a charity straight out of an RRSP? That way I get the RRSP tax deduction benefit and at same time can also contribute to a charity.
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0answers
92 views

What should I be considering, as a student with an income for one year?

I've spent a little while lurking and reading money.se, and I think I'm getting to the point where I understand roughly what's good money management practice, although I'm probably very wrong. I'm a ...
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1answer
59 views

Consequences of having reported FBAR with an account missing?

I have just uploaded FBARs for all accounts for the past 6 years. Since bank accounts normally automatically close down when there's no money within a certain period, I assumed that two of them were ...
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2answers
143 views

Best way for for soon to turn 18 to learn about money?

What resources are available for me to learn about finance, money management, stocks, bank accounts, 401k, loans, IRA, checking account, etc.? I am turning 18 soon and I have zero knowledge of ...
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1answer
125 views

How do I split my income with my wife?

I want to split my income with my wife in order to save on taxes. I have a corporation, however, my wife does not currently work for my company. What is the best way for us to split our incomes while ...
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6answers
357 views

How should I invest/spend this 50k inheritance?

I am 32 and work in the non-profit sector making 30k/yr. I own my home, which was recently appraised at 202k. I was given an inheritance of 50k from my grandmother. Based on my financials, how should ...
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3answers
174 views

When someone retires is their Social Security check amount set forever?

My father is planning on retiring and both he and I are trying to make sense of the caveats of Social Security during retirement. My interpretation of the retirement benefit is that he will get about ...
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2answers
51 views

Closing a futures position

I would like some explanation as to how a trader closes a futures position. If trader A (short) and B (long) are in a futures contract and trader B would like to close the position, he would have to ...
2
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1answer
109 views

Insurance Copay requirement when paying 100% deductible

I have health insurance with a $500 deductible. If I go to the doctor and the bill is for example $400, I am required to pay the $400 and a $10 copay by the insurance company. Can insurance companies ...
2
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2answers
110 views

Is it possible to sell early on a house in a 30-year mortgage?

I am trying to understand the functioning of mortgage but I am having a bad time. I have been through many different types of concepts and calculations, but I still cannot get how exactly this works. ...
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How to organize bank accounts with wife when adding mortgage

My wife and I are recently married, both of us are working hard. At the moment we currently have the same system as prior to our marriage. Which simply put is that both of have our own bank accounts ...
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1answer
54 views

How to know more about my tax situation in the States

I've been part of an LLC that actually never started to operate. My management opened it, and then closed it after 2 years. No income, no business bank account, no EIN. Basically it was just ...
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1answer
26 views

Calculating the Price of a Bond

Would someone be able to help me understand if I am doing this calculation for some homework correctly? I know I could do it on my calculator, but I'm trying to understand the process behind it as ...
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2answers
2k views

Save on taxes by paying oneself dividends instead of salary from a Canadian company

Shareholders of Canadian companies enjoy a so called dividend tax credit. Basically, this means a reduced rate of tax on the dividends paid by the company to the shareholder. That makes me ...
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1answer
58 views

Which US services allow small/micro-payments using a credit card? [closed]

I'm looking for some US-based service that allows having frequent and small payments via credit card. Ideally it should be some popular or mainstream service. A hypothetical example of a good ...
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2answers
39 views

How to get money from India to UAE

I have taken 25 Lac loan in UAE country and remitted this money to my mother SB account through Exchange. She withdrawn that money and used for personal commitments and bought one property. Now due to ...
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0answers
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How to find implicit rental rate?

I come across this question in my economics textbook, however I have no idea how to compute the implicit rental rate. Marc bought a new car last year for $10,000. He can now sell the car for ...
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0answers
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Is my salary in UK taxable in India?

I have been moved to UK temporarily from India for 2 years. In whole 2013-2014 financial year, I am in UK and getting my salary in UK itself which is being credited in UK based bank. Will my income ...
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4answers
547 views

How to make a decision for used vs new car if I want to keep the car long term?

After 1 year of working my situation changed and I found myself in situation when I need to buy car (for shopping/commuting/...). When I shopped around on web reasonably used cars (<7 years and ...
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0answers
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Quicken Direct Connect Script/Logic/Add-On Support

Does Quicken support user scripts, logic, or add-ons? I want to do some programmatic intrabank transfers (which requires the Direct Connect method) but if Quicken supports these kinds of functions ...
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1answer
37 views

how is weight in fund calculated for an ETF

When I look at an ETF, I often see the weight in fund compared to a benchmark. For instance: [Source] ...
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5answers
968 views

What things should I consider when getting a joint-mortgage?

I'm currently renting and I'm wanting to buy a house in the area to live in (because I want more space and I want my money to go into an asset rather than simply losing money I'm paying in rent). ...
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2answers
55 views

Value averaging vs lump sum

I know there is evidence out there which suggests that a lump sum investing approach will outperform a dollar-cost averaging approach approximately 2/3 of the time, e.g. ...
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0answers
32 views

Can one get NI in UK to pay taxes without home address

Is it a requirement to have a home address in the UK in order to get NI? Can't I use virtual office's address for that matter? Would HMRC require something like proof of address which I can't provide ...
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1answer
58 views

Regarding FICA and MEDFICA tax return!

FICA and MEDFICA were deducted from my income this fiscal year by error by employer. When I notified my employer they immediately notified the payroll agency and stopped deducting those taxes from the ...
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2answers
88 views

Could someone help me understand bond information?

I'm currently looking at this website for information on Government of Canada bonds. I was just wondering if anyone could tell me when the coupon payments are made (is there only one at maturity?) and ...
2
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1answer
59 views

233 days India/132 days US - entire US salary taxable in India?

I was living in India for about 7 and half months in FY2013-2014 working as an independent consultant for a US company. I moved to USA for employment on Nov 20 2013 to work as an employee for the same ...

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