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How do interest rates affect bond coupon rates?

Let's say interest rates are at 2% and I buy a 10-yr bond with a face value of $1,000 and coupon of $50. The coupon rate will be $50/$1,000 = 5%. Then, let's say that one year later interest rates ...
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How is dropshipping profitable if this Oberlo article says it costs $250 in marketing to generate 5 sales? Can someone help better explain this?

Under the headline, " Dropshipping marketing costs—the biggie", this Oberlo article calculates the hypothetical cost of generating 5 Facebook sales. The math includes the idea that it would ...
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How can I find charities which I can donate to directly through a linked PayPal email address, or something equivalent?

I want to make my profits from music sales on bandcamp.com go directly to a charity. But to do so I need to use the charity's email address linked to their PayPal (if they have one). I wanted to ...
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Why Is Cash App Direct Deposit Pending? two reasons

enter image description here The payment is delayed somewhere on the system because the Cash App Direct Deposit Pending. If you quire any further information, feel free to contact . It's possible that ...
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Comparing a home purchase to an index fund investment?

Hello I wrote a program that tries to calculate the profitability of a home investment vs. putting money in an index fund and renting. I was hoping to get my calculations reviewed. The calculator is ...
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Why are long term bonds subjected to a higher volatility, as well as higher yield than short term bonds?

Why are long term bonds subjected to a higher volatility, as well as higher yield than short term bonds? (Assuming normal yield curve). Say, I have 2 investment options and my investment horizon is 2 ...
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Sibling wants to buyout inherited property with 4 total siblings. Should we remove sellers fees from value?

Four siblings have inherited a home/property. The appraised value is around $480k, but in the current market it would sell for much more. One sibling was already living in the house rent free and ...
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Why are index funds not always the optimal strategy for investing?

I heard a claim that it is always the best strategy to invest money to the index fund. Why is the mistake in that sentence? Because I don't understand why there are investment advisers if we already ...
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How can I compare multiple cryptocurrencies on a single chart at once? [closed]

I'd like to compare the growth of multiple crypto-currencies, such as Bitcoin, Dogecoin, and Ethereum, on a chart at once. How can I do this? https://Coinbase.com, for instance, does single-charting (...
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Australia. Joint Ownership with ex multiple properties. Are we in business?

hypothetical: Australia. Divorced couple. We have joint ownership of a number of residential properties. Not 'tenants in common' - 'joint tenants'. Neither of us is in business though one of us has an ...
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How to search for a key word in Mint's Note field

The search field in Mint was powerful and would find any keyword in the Description field. Since the new version of Mint rolled out, this field is now called "Notes" but the search field ...
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I paid R3999 for registration R4,799.05 for IMF now R3,768 for C.O.T is this not a scam? They will need another money after this? [duplicate]

I apply for a loan I pay 3999 for registration after IMF of R4,799.05 now I must pay R3 768 for C.O.T and they say I will get the money back is this not a scam?
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Scenarios in 10 years of fixed vs. adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) at the same rate?

I would like to get a list of possible scenarios when it comes to refinancing that I might not have known or considered at the end of the adjustment period. I am new to mortgages and ARMs I am ...
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Why have I started receiving pre-approved credit card offers for strangers?

I've been living at my current address for a couple of years now. It's not unusual to get mail for the previous residents, and as such I'm fairly familiar with their names and so on. In the last ...
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Correct evaluation of warrants

The warrant below (on TR) gives me the right to sell a stock for the strike price (at the day of expiry). At the current market price of the underlying of 744 USD and a strike price of 1150 USD, the ...
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Do any banks offer OTP confirmation for recurring payment? [closed]

There is a dark pattern that involves design decisions or settings that nudge or trick people into recurring payments when they intend to make a single payment. This has gained public visibility with ...
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Do stockbrokers have to send all orders to SGX?

Suppose I have an account at a stock brokerage firm in Singapore. If place an order to buy or sell one lot of shares, will my order be sent to the stock exchange (SGX) and get executed there? Is it ...
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What percentage of companies could have a consistent lower "return on capital" to its owners/shareholders and a higher risk than the S&P 500?

What percentage of companies/startups in the US or any other country could have a consistent lower "return on capital" to its owners/shareholders and at the same time a higher risk than the ...
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Complicated CGT conundrum

My husband and I bought a house with two other people 12 years ago. We were going to go into business with them, but shortly after we fell out with one of them making the whole situation very ...
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Effective interest rate of two loans

Let's say I have two loans and want to calculate the "effective" interest rate. To make things easy let's assume they have the same principal and the same terms (30 years), just two ...
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When a company sells a subsidiary or some of its assets, does the market reacts negatively?

When a company sells a subsidiary or some of its assets to pay off debts or refinance, does the market reacts negatively? I assume it is always negative as it reduces the company size and indicates ...
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figuring out the cost basis of a primary home converted to rental and then off rental

I bought an apartment in Washington DC in 1995 to live in. Subsequently I moved out of DC (and a few years ago, out of the country) but kept the apt and rented it out for many years. I paid the ...
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How to calculate distribution return for ETF?

I'm trying to calculate Growth and Distribution returns for ASX:VGS for 2021 based on historical data, but the results do not match what's published. Here I can see that in the 2021 Calendar year it ...
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German PhD Student doing a Paid internship in USA for 3 Months. How to handle the taxes?

I am doing my PhD in Germany and get paid by the university. This autumn I am going to the USA (Massachusetts) for an internship at a software company. For those 3 months my salary from the university ...
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Will you apply for the boat IPO? [closed]

What are your thoughts about boat IPO?
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Do all analysts in the consensus use the same components?

In the mean consensus estimated EPS for a specific company, do all analysts use the same non-GAAP components in the calculation ?
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Is insider selling similar to secondary offering (non-dilutive)? [closed]

When an insider sells, isn't it similar to the nons-dilutive econdary offering ?
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When a company acquires another for a discount, does the market take it negatively for the target company only? [closed]

When a company acquires another company for a discount, does the market take this negatively for the target company only or for both, or positively for the acquirer?
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How is the exchange ratio calculated in mixed acquisition? [closed]

How is the exchange ratio calculated in mixed acquisition (deal is split in cash and stocks)?
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Mismatch in SAMSUNG PER

I'm new to the stocks world, and I'm trying to calculate Samsung Electronics PER by myself to get used to this calculations. To calculate the PER first I'm calculating the EPS from Samsung taking the ...
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When using land as a down payment for a construction loan, how much money can I borrow?

I am looking to purchase some land in cash (in the USA) and build a house on the land. I intend to use the land as equity (as part of the down payment) for a construction loan. I'm looking to ...
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Enter and Exit strategies to grow profit [duplicate]

The scenario is that a trader wants to trade just one stock through swing trading and take the profit. For example, the trader bought 50 shares of XYZ for the price $5. The stock went up to $7. He ...
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Found expired check issued by title company to settle balance from 6 years ago

I purchased a home 6 years ago and the title company sent me a large packet of documents related to closing with a small check buried deep inside it. I did not notice the check until now. It's only $...
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wash sale with leveraged ETF

If a person sales regular ETF ( suppose QQQ) at a loss and buys a leveraged ETF on similar Index e.g TQQQ within 30 days, will the loss on QQQ be treated as wash sale ?
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Wash Sale - Selling RSU Shares Before Another RSU Vest

I currently have RSUs that vested three months ago where the the current market price is lower than the value of the stock when I acquired it. I'd like to sell these RSUs (at a loss of about -$5,000) ...
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Do all analysts use diluted earnings for estimated EPS?

Do all analysts use diluted earnings for estimated EPS? And does every company have its fixed formula? If not, how can analysts calculate the estimated EPS if the company changes its way -fot what it ...
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Are all ROIs shown on brokerage platforms wrong? [closed]

Why do Merrill and Fidelity use time-weighted returns? As individual investors, we make conscious decisions about the timing of cash flow and the amount of the cash flow: using money-weighted return ...
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Are "contract assets" considered as quick asset? [closed]

Definition says: Amount, after allowance for credit loss, of right to consideration in exchange for good or service transferred to customer when right is conditioned on something other than passage of ...
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Received a Letter from SSN Administration and Very Confused

I received a Form SSA-L5114 and it says "Based on information provided to us from Internal Revenue Service, we are reducing the amount of your self-employment income on your Social Security ...
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How to calculate interest on amount due with an amended return?

With my original TY2020 return I got a refund of about $5000. It turns out though that I missed some information and once I've amended it I owe about $1000 back (so the refund should have been $4000). ...
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Why don't I see any dividends in my Fidelity Personal Account?

I have two accounts in Fidelity: Account A: Personal account Account B: Rollover IRA account (Rolled over from former 401k accounts) I have purchased a specific Fidelity Mutual Fund through both ...
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Calculating CAPE using Yahoo Finance Python package

I would like calculate CAPE for several indexes, but to do it, I need to calculate CAPE I need all the stocks' earnings that constitute for the given index. How can I access them, as they're often not ...
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What happens if the interest of my SBA 7a loan with variable interest rate goes through the roof in the next few years

I currently have a 1.2 million SBA 7a loan with variable interest rate, currently I am paying 6% after this recent rate hike. If fed raises interest rate by another 4% in the next 2 years, I am ...
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Tax filing requirement for Teens 16 to 21 years

in 2021 a kid( approx age 16) had some income (less than 1.5K) for working part time and needed to file tax return. in 2022 if that kid does not earn any money, will he still need to file tax return ...
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getting a check issued in the US in foreign currency [closed]

I need to send a check in foreign currency to an association in Indian rupees from the US. From what I can tell based on reading extensively sites such as Xoom or moneygram or Wise, online transfers ...
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The cost of capital Equity versus Debt

Trying to understand something basic about cost of capital that I can't seem to wrap my head around. When we talking about issuing debt to raise funds for a project, the cost of capital is the ...
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Is There Such a Thing as a ‘Safety Net Trust’?

A married couple living in the United States has accumulated some wealth that they would like to use to start a trust - for the purpose of creating a ‘safety net’ for their children, grandchildren, ‘...
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Relationship between interest rates and DCF discount rates

I've been reading that interest rates lower the over future cash flows of equities, hence their decline as money can be moved elsewhere for better returns. What is the direct relationship between ...
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Does sale need to come before purchase to be considered a like-kind exchange

Does sale need to come before purchase in order to be considered a like-kind exchange and avoid capital gains tax? When selling your home (primary residence) and purchasing a new one does the sale of ...
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Protesting/Disputing Appraisal Increase on Unimproved Land

I live in Texas and own about 13 acres of (farm) land. The appraisal for the land went from ~$165K last year to ~$270K this year, an increase of about ~63%. There is nothing distinctive, either pro ...
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