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How to show currency of stock in Interactive Brokers

I am using Client Portal in Interactive Brokers. I can see the price for an instrument (stock or etf). Where can I see the currency and prospectus/documents for the instruments?
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Moving into a friends apartment after they moved out

So my friends had a one year lease and moved last month to Florida but haven’t broken their lease. My fiancée and I want to move into it under their lease. I don’t think it’s a good idea. We also have ...
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How likely is a total economic collapse due to the potential coronavirus impact? [closed]

Most signs show that lockdown could easily stretch through the summer. A freeze in consumer spending would cause multiple industries to fail causing a ripple effect. As an aside, on a psychological ...
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Is there an issue with using a Personal Account for trading?

I'm new to trading and I am still practising. I wonder, are you allowed to deposit and withdraw money from a personal banking account for trading? The Terms and Conditions of my specific account do ...
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Can a software or app you developed be classified as an “Asset”? If its generating revenue or turning into something big or both

I am not a econmics student.I dont understand anything about money ,investement and trying to learn about it I learned financially successful people invest more in building asset than liablity.. I ...
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If you get disabily pension can your bank close your acount if you can't pay their credit card

I've been at RBC for 40 years, and I receive a federal pension for disability for the last 25 years! My question is? If, because of this covid19 financial pressure, and lack of affordability, lets ...
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How do I know whether to classify HSA income as dividend or interest?

I live in California, where the interest and dividends earned in an HSA are taxable. They need to be reported on the Schedule CA (540) on line 2 (taxable interest) and line 3 (ordinary dividends). (...
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Why are oil price updates delayed over the weekend?

I normally check oilprice.com to find out the current trading prices of crude oil. During the week, the updated quotes are typically delayed by ~10 minutes or so. I am looking today, on a Saturday, ...
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Is there any way to understand all the codes/names/symbols that describe an individual stock?

Disclaimer: I am very new in all this of investment, so please forgive me if my question is too naive and ambiguous. My problem that I don't understand how it is so complex to identify an individual ...
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Finding the dividend per share when we have constant dividend growth

For the following question, what is the dividend per share? My answer was 2.585 by saying that 5.5% return must come from the dividend yield and the other 5.5% coming from the capital gains rate. We ...
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Why isn't the market dropping like a stone with all the bad news?

So I am reading and listening to the news, watching the numbers re Covid-19, listening to and reading apocalyptic accounts of the coming recession, hearing of record breaking unemployment reports and ...
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Summary of a single stock on Robinhood

Is there a way to see the total month end or up to now summary of trades for a single stock I have performed on Robinhood? Meaning something like: AAPL Total Buy= $1000 Total Sell = $1050.
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To what extent do the big boys and girls use DDM?

I am wondering to which extent versions of the DDM formula(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dividend_discount_model) is used by large banks and institutional investors etc, in some sense anyone who is ...
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What are the tax implications of receiving part of one's salary in stock?

In the California tech scene, it's fairly common to have anywhere around 10-60% of a software engineer's income come from shares of stock in one's company. How much of the salary is in stock is also ...
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Personal Finance App - Feedback Needed [closed]

I am new to the world of personal finance. I started getting into personal finance about a year ago and have since created an app that I use for my own financial planning and recently put it on the ...
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Why would one ever advise another to hold a stock if they own it, but simultaneously advise against buying if one does not own it?

Logically, your decision about the future of a stock should not be influenced by your personal historical return from the stock. This is the notion behind the sunk cost fallacy. Therefore, if a stock ...
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Stock value according to dividend yield and PE, from an income investors and a gains investors perspective

I have a question about determining the cheapness of a stock when dividend yield and PE are telling different stories. Also, from a perspective oa an income investor and a capital gains focused ...
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Making minimum payments on a credit card vs paying in full

I wasn't sure what to title this question. I am new to building my credit score and using credit cards. I am hoping to clear up a few questions I have. One is, if I purchase something on my credit ...
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Please can someone explain how SELL - ing works when it comes to trading

I am fairly new to trading and have been practising on demo and practise accounts. I feel confident enough to open a live account and start trading. But the idea of Selling still confuses me . From ...
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Series EE bond $50.00 - what is it worth now? U.S. saving bond

What would a $50.00 Series EE bond be worth now if I purchased it in December 1996?
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When the president mandates a company produce more Coronavirus gear, how does the company stock react?

For example, President Trump mandated General Motors to increase production of ventilators and 3M to increase production of N95 masks to combat the Coronavirus. Which of the following is a true ...
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Broken Lease agreement need guidance

I need some guidance. I will list the specifics. I have tenants that have rented from me for 2 years and 9 months presently they have chose to not communicate with me and are moving out with three ...
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How to deal with my dad's newfound obsession with Western Union and sending money to strangers in the U.S.?

I'm 23 and live in Vancouver with my mom and dad. (My sister lives in Toronto center, but she's with her girlfriend; she's 29). Over the past few months (well, since March 2019) my dad's become ...
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How to assess a price for splitting a Freehold

I've just bought the freehold of a property. More specifically... The property is a 3-storey House, with a 2-storey maisonette on the first 2 floors, and a separate flat on the top floor. The ...
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Extract VAT with ghost cent

I have to write a math calculation to exctract VAT from a gross amount, but I think many online calculator are missing some particular cases. Let's say we have 10% of VAT and a gross amount of 5.00€ ...
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How can new cryptocurrencies form when the 51% attack exists?

Recently, I learned about the concept of the 51% attack which a malicious actor could perform on a cryptocurrency. Essentially, if you can control >50% of the hashing power for a given cryptocurrency, ...
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COVID-19 SBA loan forigveness

The COVID-19 Paycheck Protection Program includes provisions for forgiving those loans. Normally when debt is forgiven you have to pay taxes on the forgiven debt. Will recipients of Paycheck ...
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Do you really need app to track expenses and incomes but without sending to a cloud server to sync? [closed]

I heard some thoughts that people don't trust mobile and web apps that sync their private data (incomes, expenses & etc) by storing on a cloud. Is it important to anybody? In my opinion, there is ...
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Looking for Audiobook on Risk [closed]

I was reading a book "The Most Important Thing" by Howard Marks, and came across this: Riskier investments absolutely cannot be counted on to deliver higher returns. Why not? It’s simple: if ...
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Tax on dividends from a limited company when a higher rate tax payer

Hi I am a higher rate tax payer and want to do some work on the side. I've already secured the work but I am now wondering if I should use a personal company or not. What I do not understand is the ...
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Reporting corporate expenses beyond income beneficial?

Out of curiosity, is it necessary to continue reporting expenses beyond the annual income, for tax reasons? Or is it okay to stop once the expense amount is equal to or more than income amount? For ...
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Is a cheque made out directly to the bank suseptible to fraud?

I plan to use my savings to clear the remainder of my mortgage. The bank have several methods for making the payment, one of which is to send a cheque made out to the bank with my name and account ...
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what makes walmart a recession proof stock but not costco

During the 2008 crash, Walmart was one of the few companies whose stock didn't take a hit at all but Costco's share price dropped almost half. They both provide essential goods at rock bottom ...
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Why can't banks handle the stimulus package under the previously proposed 50bp interest rate?

In a recent presser, Mnuchin said that he will double the interest rate on the SBA loan from 0.50% to 1.00%. It seems that some banks can't handle loans at such a scale under .50%, and so with time ...
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What's US equivalent of Horizon Canada's swap ETFs?

I'm Canadian but have some USD. My RRSP and TFSA are full. Pre-suppose I don't want to convert USD, not even Norbert's Gambit! I don't have any US investment accounts. Are there USD ETFs like ...
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Where do I report 1042 S income and tax withheld on form 1040?

I am an F1 student and I am filing joint taxes with my husband, who is a resident alien. We are to fill form 1040. As a non-resident alien when I file 1040-NR, there's space to report the fellowship ...
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Does the government pay taxes on its own imports?

Assume the following scenario: Case 1: A businessman buys a luxury car from another country and imports it to his country for personal use. He pays a 20% customs duty to the government in doing so ...
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Brokerage cash balance in the negative numbers?

what does it mean when trading account showing Brokerage cash balance in the negative numbers? Thanks
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what happens if i move out 5 months before the lease ends? moving out on 4/30 and lease ends on 9/30!

what happens if I happen to move out early 5 months before my lease ends? my lease ends on 9/30 and I move out on 4/30.. on the lease it states that if a tenant moves out early before the lease ends ...
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Buying stocks for CALL OPTIONS that losing value

This is the scenario. Trader bought a CALL OPTION contract with a strike price of $15 of a stock XYZ that expires in a month. But the price went down to $12 in a week. The Trader sees this stock can ...
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Can my existing Roth IRA be used as a spousal Roth IRA?

My wife and I both established separate Roth IRAs long ago and contributed over the years until we eventually hit the income limits. Now that I'm retired and my wife is still working, we are again ...
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Is this the correct way to understand what i have just done

So im quite knew to Investment and Trading and have discovered some applications to start off with...1 of which is Trading212. I decided for obvious reasons to start of with a training account If im ...
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When Can Cryptocurrency Cease to Exist? [closed]

For stocks, it can cease to exist due to the firm's bankruptcy or merger. If possible, when and why can a cryptocurrency cease to exist? For example, is it possible for Bitcoin to suddenly become ...
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International online payment

Recently, I noticed my bank is applying a currency conversion fee when I am paying in some online sites. The scenario is I got to somesite.com and order a product (food/service/devilevry/whatever). ...
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Tax implications when paying off debt with a non-monetary asset

Let's assume I take a loan and the lender requires the interest to be paid in a non-monetary asset, which we shall call XYZ. In the eyes of HMRC, XYZ is considered to be equivalent to company shares, ...
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Is it necessary to file amended 1040-NR upon receiving amended 1042-S when there is no impact to the bottom line?

After filing 1040-NR, the brokerage firm issued an amended 1042-S, which increased the following by an equal amount on the 1040-NR: Line 61 Total tax; and Line 71 Total payments. Given that the ...
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Are IRS § 1032 and 118 redundant to each other?

118: In the case of a corporation, gross income does not include any contribution to the capital of the taxpayer. This is a bit cryptic, but based on the definition of "capital contribution", I ...
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Model Stock Market using normal and log-normal distributions

I'm aware that stock prices follow log normal distribution assuming the rate is continuously compounded and the return follows normal distribution, because stock prices cannot be negative. What I do ...
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I haven't filed taxes since 2012, unable to work so no income, married but husband deserted me early 2013, do I qualify for a stimulus payment?

I haven't filed taxes since 2012 (married, filling jointly at that time). I've been unable to work since 2007, medical issues, but can't qualify for SSD/SSI and I haven't had medical insurance since ...
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Coronavirus crisis: why Microsoft & Amazon more resisting compared to Google?

just checking some stock prices: Google: 1530$ before the crises. now at 1100$ --> -28% Amazon: 2170$ before the crises. now at 1910$ --> -12% Microsoft: 190$ before the crises. now at 152$ --> -20% ...

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