All Questions

0
votes
1answer
17 views

RSI counted by my self is different than on JForex

have you experienced difference in JForex RSI indicators vs counting by yourself ? JForex shows me 49.375, 53.324 It is EUR/USD 1 Hour, 3-Dec-2018 15.00 and 16.00 I did the counting by using: ...
2
votes
2answers
141 views

Two Craigslist “Buyers” were trying to scam me

I posted an item I was selling on Craigslist. This is two different buyers who want to buy my item. One was $150 and the other was $100. And these two separate buyer had sent me a check that was over $...
1
vote
2answers
161 views

Friend constantly complaining about $850 monthly S.S. check [on hold]

I posted a similar question recently, but I guess I didn't explain correctly. I have a friend that receives $850/month in social security. He doesn't pay rent, electric/gas/water/cable bills, loans, ...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

Where can I find historical bid / ask (delta) data for swedish future OMXS30 or DAX future? [on hold]

I am looking for historical intraday (preferably 1 min) data that includes bid / ask data for swedish future OMXS30 or DAX future. Does anyone know where I can find that?
0
votes
1answer
116 views

Why would someone sell stock at 52 week low? [on hold]

I am interested to know why would someone sell their stocks at 52 week lows?
0
votes
0answers
36 views

401k forfeiture account is Owner’s Capital?

I own a single-member LLC. In a previous year I over contributed to my company’s 401k. Per the rules I had to withdraw an amount to compensate for the over contribution. This money went into the 401k ...
17
votes
4answers
4k views

Contractor wants client to open checking account

I recently heard about a construction contractor who's building a house for someone, and this contractor wants the client to open a checking account with the contractor's name on it so that the ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

Is there a tax penalty for rollover from Thrift Savings Plan(TSP) to 457(b)?

I have non-roth funds in the TSP and have separated from the military. I'd like to move this to a public employee sponsered 457(b) so I can begin contributing again. Are there any IRS tax penalties (...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

How can Newell Brands (NWL) have a positive EPS for the most recent quarter despite reporting negative earnings?

Currently looking at their Yahoo! Finance page. They have earnings of -$7.31 billion for 3Q2018, yet the EPS for Q3 is report as 0.81. Shouldn't the EPS be negative as well?
3
votes
2answers
149 views

Why are international money transfer services so weird?

I've read this question: Looking for cheap international bank to bank transfer in USD and noticed several factual claims: A "standard international wire transfer" costs $40 USD, a huge fee. It's ...
1
vote
1answer
50 views

Which is the correct source for the correct German Lohnsteuer deduction?

Coming from here, I have now the following data and must say I'm quite puzzled. Which value is correct now? #1 Given the reference data from a German software company specializing on tax software. ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

How Booking.com payment solutions works [on hold]

I am trying to figure how booking.com process it payment. I understand as a fact that Booking.com don’t charge directly money from guest, but integrates the payment from guests (card holders) to the ...
-1
votes
0answers
53 views

Taking loan from bank for layer farming [on hold]

We are 2 brothers and live in a joint family. My father was 66 years old. We want to take a loan against our property for layer farming. The property was in our father's name . Can we brothers take ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Automate Payments to Team Members [on hold]

Is there a way to automate payments to team members via Slack or something like this where I can link my Paypal or Bank with a team collaboration software. I don't want to have to individually pay ...
2
votes
2answers
29 views

HSA payroll contributions and additional .9% medicare tax

HSA contributions through payroll deductions are generally exempt from FICA withholding. Does this apply to the additional .9% medicare tax for income > 200k? For example, after reaching 200k in W-2 ...
4
votes
2answers
106 views

Qualify for mortgage with projected property income?

I’m qualified by my own income for a mortgage of X amount. But I want to qualify for a house of Z amount. The property I purchase will be subleased to other tenants. I know I’ll be able to afford ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Small business multiperson LLC, tax sheltering (401K, SEP, etc); no salaries, but disbursements

I'm a bit confused on the language of 'compensation' for setting up a tax shelter (401K, SEP, etc.) for our LLC. We are three people (unrelated), and we get disbursements, not salaries (at the end of ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

Deciding to pay off loans vs. invest [duplicate]

I have $23k in student loans and pay $400/mo on them. I have about $2500 left over after my bills each month. I have a 401k and am already contributing the maximum on it. Does it make sense to spend ...
0
votes
1answer
67 views

Is a business buyer ever responsible for the seller's taxes?

Bert and Ernie are both 50% shareholders in their small business. Ernie is losing passion and interest in the business, and is going to cut ties and explore other opportunities. Ernie and has agreed ...
1
vote
0answers
44 views

Issue with Debit Card Payment But My Bank Says There's No Problem

I have had some curious but unpleasant experience with my debit card and want to know if someone's familiar with the problem. Basically, I got my VISA debit card from the UAE but lives in the US at ...
-2
votes
0answers
25 views

Interactive Brokers [on hold]

Interactive Brokers has some bad reviews at https://www.yelp.com/biz/interactive-brokers-greenwich What is your experience with IB?
0
votes
1answer
54 views

Deductible automobile expenses for ridesharing business

Most people here will disagree with the premise of the question, so try to disregard that (and that I know this is likely a very bad idea). I'm considering buying a (new) car that I can't afford (...
-4
votes
0answers
85 views

What's my monthly salary so that I can save $800/month? [on hold]

This is just a theoretical question, so please bear with me. Let's say I live in the US, and the state I live in depends on the person that answers the question (ie. if I post an answer and I'm from ...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

What does it mean to take equity and get a board seat?

In this article from Forbes: 500 Startups recently took in equity from Abu Dhabi Financial Group, giving the firm one of its only two board seats. What exactly does it mean to take in equity from ...
1
vote
1answer
175 views

Should I sell a stock that lost value and stays low? [on hold]

I own a handful (literally 10) shares that have dropped almost 13%. This doesn't amount to a major loss of investment, but a loss nonetheless. The company does not appear to be regaining any value. ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

How is IVolatility's IVX index calculated?

Apparently it involves a proprietary weighting technique factoring the Delta and Vega of 4 ATM options, however specifics are unclear.
1
vote
0answers
24 views

Arbitrage on Libor rate and Swap rate

I must be wrong here, but still want to know where I am wrong. I found the data of Libor rate and swap rate from this link: http://www.interestrateswapstoday.com/libor-rates.html At the time, I read ...
19
votes
4answers
5k views

If I have given my bank details to someone by email what should I do now? [duplicate]

I have given someone my bank account details including my home address and phone number by email, supposedly so that money can be transferred into my account. I am now quite sure this is a scam. ...
3
votes
1answer
41 views

Can a beneficiary take the tax liability for an unqualified withdrawal from a 529? (not the account holder)

Say there is a 529 account with $30K in it. It is owned by "account holder" who is in the 20% capital gains tax bracket. The "beneficiary" of the 529 is no longer going to school, is not disabled, ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

Understanding auto insurance policy bills

I really have a hard time understanding my auto insurance bill/policy. In my case, it's AAA. For example, for 2017 I get the following policy for my car: Now, on Dec 12 I add another car to my policy....
-4
votes
0answers
31 views

Where in Pinellas county Florida do you want to own an apartment? [on hold]

Moving into a new place is a plan. Wheres the hot spot to live in Florida Pinellas. Please and thank you
0
votes
2answers
26 views

Currency Future Contract's future fixed price?

Future and options are basically the same with the other using premium and w/o obligation. When trading FX options, you set/buy a strike price. Hence an agreement/was made on a fixed price. In the ...
1
vote
1answer
18 views

Accounting Question - Combining Vertical Analysis with Horizontal Analysis of financial statements?

Firstly I understand the concept of vertical analysis (representing line items as percentage of either total asset or revenue), and horizontal analysis (calculating the year-on-year changes or %...
2
votes
1answer
41 views

How can I now claim the benefits if I forgot to submit a W8?

I'm an international grad student in the US, and according to the tax treaty the US has with my country, my fellowship is tax exempt. However, I forgot to file the W8 form with my university, so for ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

List of types of orders available at each brokerage firm [on hold]

I use Merrill Edge but I find that the types of orders available to investors are quite limited. I would like to see the list of types of orders available for each major brokerage firms.
3
votes
2answers
229 views

What did a stock exchange look like 200 years ago? [on hold]

Stock prices on the public exchanges fluctuate rapidly. Two hundred years ago, there wasn't a digital world to display these constantly changing prices every millisecond. What did a stock exchange ...
0
votes
2answers
81 views

Taxes on money gift from abroad

Would I be taxed on money gift from abroad? Consider the amount is larger than 100k. If yes, what is the rate? If no, do I still have to file some particular tax form on it as well?
0
votes
0answers
18 views

FILLING IN W-8ben form as a UK resident

I paid in to a 401k when I lived in the U.S. over 14 years ago. I left the U.S. in 2004 and would like to withdraw my pension out from the U.S. as I have been living in the United Kingdom since 2004. ...
-2
votes
0answers
27 views

US citizen, US company (TD Ameritrade) ASAP. Funds transfers take days, wish to invest in 1 Canadian miner stock [on hold]

Trading in Canada with a US stock exchange. Is there a US company that can do both? Or, how do I purchase Canadian stock as a US citizen?
2
votes
1answer
111 views

Calculated 30% return from opening 0% promo credit cards for charitable contributions, is this right?

TL;DR Just how good is doubling up itemized contributions in 2018, using that to meet minimum spend for credit card bonuses, and taking the standard deduction in 2019? With the US tax code changes in ...
2
votes
1answer
46 views

Treasury Expected Yield vs. Reality Difference

I looked at the US treasury website https://www.treasurydirect.gov/instit/annceresult/annceresult.htm and the usual percentage of interest one should get is around 2.4%. So, if I bought a 4-week ...
1
vote
1answer
38 views

Meaning of IV for a strike

As I understand it, IV is defined as an annualized 1 standard deviation range for an underlying. So what is the meaning of implied volatility for a strike? The IV on each strike is calculated by ...
1
vote
1answer
86 views

How do I calculate annual salary in case of salary split in a single month?

I am building a payroll system. My problem is if the employee's salary changes twice or thrice in a same month. If the: 1st period is x 2nd period is y then can I say annual income from 1st period ...
0
votes
3answers
226 views

Receive a large wired transaction

Hypothetically, I am receiving a large amount (over 100 grand) from a company through a wired transaction. As the receiver, would I be questioned about the source of funds? Or just the company would ...
1
vote
1answer
138 views

Trying to rent an apartment, processing fee $1000?

I am a student and soon to be tenant who is looking to rent a place for about 4 months between January and May. I have to relocate near Atlantic City, NJ and I have come across many winter rentals ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Unfilled Order Strategy [on hold]

I came across "Unfilled Order Strategy" term while I was going through an article. Searched it in Google but not able to understand it. Would anyone explain this term in layman language in context of ...
1
vote
4answers
269 views

Is churning an effective way of saving money?

I often hear about people who practice "churning" - they take advantage of various promotional offers on credit cards by rapidly applying to many credit cards and closing them as soon as the benefits ...
2
votes
2answers
227 views

Why has my credit score stopped moving?

I receive monthly credit card scores from my bank. After trending upwards, both scores have stopped moving. The bank score is a nice round number with 2 zeros and hasn't changed in 3 months. It seems ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Bull spread with European vs American call options

There’s something I really can’t crack since a couple days ago and I was wondering if you could help me with this. I read in a finance dissertation the following: “Assume a bull call spread ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

What's the cheapest way to transfer ~50k GBP to PLN? [closed]

I need to transfer 50k GBP from my British to Polish account. What's the cheapest way to do that currently?

15 30 50 per page