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How Is the Price of a Stock Determined? [duplicate]

From what I understand, the stock price is based on supply and demand. For example, if a stock that was priced at $0.01 was bought buy an investor who spent $5.00 (leaving him with 100 shares), it ...
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What controls stock price? [duplicate]

Before everyone starts explosively typing essays about why a stock's price is virtually impossible to predict, I want to iterate that I am not asking how to know what a stock's price will be. I am ...
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What determines deal price on stock exchange? [duplicate]

Let's say I'm interested in buying some shares, and I place an order to buy at 80c. At the same time, someone is willing to sell his shares at 40c. Now I'm told by the bank that they have a best ...
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What causes the huge drop and rise? [duplicate]

From the beginning of this month, the indexes go down significantly and then rise up significantly. Is it caused by institutions or billion dollar investors buy and sell stocks in billions? Or it some ...
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Calculation of the stock price [duplicate]

Is the stock price calculated using the midpoint of the bid ask spread like how it is for crypto's or is it actually the the latest price is which bid and ask orders were matched?
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How do exchanges match limit orders?

Say a security has been trading at under $20.10, and there are limit orders selling at $20.10 and $20.21. Then Simon issues a limit order to buy at $20.21. According to this explanation, Simon would ...
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How does a dealer (or market maker) earn the bid-ask spread on a stock?

If I am correct, dealers purchase assets for their own accounts, and later sell them for a profit from their inventory. But the spreads is the difference between buy (or "bid") prices and sell (or "...
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Can we estimate the impact of a large buy order on the share price?

What I am trying to understand is: If we know the number of shares a company trades and the current price of the share, can we estimate what volume of trade that is required to move the share price in ...
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Is there a mathematical formula to determine a stock's price at a given time?

I have been trying to find exact information on how stock prices are determined but still I haven't found any exact mathematical formulas how it happens. Wikipedia states: When prospective buyers ...
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Who sets the price and provides the quoted price values for stocks?

I somewhat understand that the price of stocks is determined by the market, but who exactly changes those prices that we see listed on Yahoo! Finance for example? If I own a share in a company listed ...
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Given my limit order and the ask price, what do I really pay for my stock? [duplicate]

I anticipated there would be many answers to this already, but couldn't find any. I am aware of this question: How is stock price determined?, and I think I can deduce the answer from it, but I am ...
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I want to know by an example how prices in stock market changes [closed]

Let us assume there is a listed company x. Currently it has 100 shares issued to trade in free float market. Current price of stock is let say 10. Now please let me know if I purchase one share of ...
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How prices in stock market changes in accordance with demand and supply [duplicate]

Let's assume there is a listed company x. Currently it has 100 shares issued to trade in free float market. Current price of stock is let say 10. Now please let me know if I purchase one share of ...
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