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Cross listing question with example

I would like to ask how it is possible that the company traded on two different exchanges has a totally different stock price. For example: Avast Plc (AVST.L) on London Exchange and Avast Plc (AVST....
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What does “Home Equity” do for me?

My wife and I are considering buying a home soon - some of the major reasons are personal, such as being able to perform repairs and updates to the property, and having the security and peace of mind ...
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What is the meaning of ^ symbol for SPX

I've seen symbols SPX and ^SPX, is there any significance for the symbol "^"?
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Risk to buy Equity in a new company which is not listing in stock market? [closed]

I want to invest in a company registered in India but I don't want to be involved in the management or operations. I just want my dividend, if any. What will happen if the company commits fraud or ...
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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 ...
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What motivates Revlon's negative sharedholder's equity?

I am looking at Revlon's 10K and see stockholder's equity is negative.What motivates Revlon's negative stockholder equity? Why does it make sense for them to operate like this?
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When should one book profit in investing? [closed]

I would like to know if there is any theory/strategy behind booking profits when it comes to investing? Many times I have observed the stocks rallied 20-40% in the span of 2-4 months. Since I am ...
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What are some strategies for profitable buying of naked options (call / put)?

I prefer naked options of the index and stocks for obvious reasons. I would like to know some strategies to remain profitable with it. Note: I choose first out the money (strike price) option ...
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What is the value of these phantom units?

The wording of this paragraph is not clear to me. Does the value of the Phantom Units equate to 0.25% of the FMV, or do they equate to 0.25% of 10% of full FMV? The number of Phantom Units granted ...
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Need help negotiating a salary agreement with my boss [closed]

I'm a college student who is interning at a startup company. My job as an intern is to help redesign and launch an app, so that it runs on Android as well as iOS. When I signed up for the job I was ...
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How to compute worth of my equity?

I am a newly appointed consultant to a startup. I work in another organization which forbids me to receive any salary for being a consultant. However, I am allowed to have an equity. The startup ...
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UK Tax Return: how to compile it if I have restricted equity granted by my employer

This year I will have to compile my first tax return. I have received the equivalent of 5,000 GBP in restricted stock of the Company I work for. I have already sold these shares and I know that I ...
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I want 100% of my currently failing startup. How should I approach this?

4 months ago I officially launched a company with my friend (big mistake I know - live and learn). We are 50/50 partners. He put in $3000 at the beginning because I spent well over a year out of work ...
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As a technical co-founder, how much equity should I be asking for? Is 20% unreasonable with a 144k salary? [closed]

I am joining a few months before VC pitches. I’m coming on board as CTO and will receive 3% equity vested over 4 years as well as 144k annual salary once the funding goes through. The requirement is ...
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I am a co-founder departing from a startup with debt, should I cover a portion of the debt on exit? [closed]

I'm a minority partner in an e-commerce startup, now departing due to personal reasons after being with the team for a couple of years. Founders agreement has a clearly outlined 4-year vesting ...
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How to find net income/loss of a company based on equity along with owner's investment/withdrawals? [closed]

We know that net income/loss is found by this equation: Net income/loss = Revenues - Expenses But what if both revenue and expense statements are unknown? I have the following information of the ...
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In what situation would dilution be pursued by non-founders

A VC seeds a Pre-Seed startup (the status label then change from Pre to Post-Seed). As I understand it, stakeholder objectives include maximizing value (100% of zero is nothing and 20% of $10M is ...
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S-Corps and owner draws: Are draws tied to equity shares?

A friend of mine is involved with an organization as an employee but also owns a 5% equity stake in the organization. The organization is a S-corp. They want to pay 5 members an equal owner draw ...
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J1 visa and holding equity in a non-US startup

I hold equity in a start-up based in Singapore as one of its technical advisers on its board. I am not a co-founder, investor or an employee of the company. I do not receive any salary. I am an Indian ...
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Is investing this time in a startup worth it? [closed]

I have an opportunity that involves building a mobile application that basically improves a food industry process. This application has a very good idea, but it is rather hard to implement, so the ...
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Does the pattern day trader rule apply to non-US citizens?

The Securities and Exchange Commission website says "FINRA rules define a “pattern day trader” as any customer who executes four or more “day trades” within five business days, provided that the ...
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Meaning of negative stockholder equity [duplicate]

In McDonald's 2016 annual report Balance Sheet, it shows Total Liabilities is greater than Total Assets. So it's Total Stockholder's Equity appears to be negative, with these fields reported as ...
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Canada startup employee equity taxes for stock taken in lieu of a salary?

I am an early employee at a startup, and I took a large equity stake in-lieu of salary. I expect that Canada Revenue Agency taxes this as income when the shares are sold. So in the year the company ...
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Home equity split when one partner is not on the deed

2 people buy a home. Both are on the mortgage but only one is on the deed. 5 years later the house is refinanced and now both are on the deed and mortgage. One year later one walks away and for the ...
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Precedent and models for 100% equity available via initial offering?

In consideration of the most ethical distribution of shares for a startup business (via a public, initial investment event ie- IPO, ICO, or 'crowd-equity-fundraiser') the following occurred to me. ...
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How do I calculate Return on Equity using moneycontrol data?

I am just starting with the stock market and I find the terms in books/tutorials not exactly matching with the balance sheet values. I am trying to calculate Return on equity= Net Income/Avg ...
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Where to find stock stochastic oscillator? [closed]

Any someone recommend a good site to find reliable stochastic oscillator graphs? I have looked up online and couldn't find any good reliable source. Stochastic Oscillator can be very useful to find ...
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How to acquire assets without buying them? [closed]

A friend named Bob told me that he knows a guy who owns a shopping mall. I asked him how his friend owns this shopping mall, but he doesn't know how. How does one just own a shopping mall? I've been ...
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which types of investments should be choosen for 401k at early 20's?

I am choosing my 401(k) investment options from my company. I am seeing alot of recommendations in stack exchange that at a young age, one should allocate money towards stocks. However in the 401(k) ...
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Can commercial banks become holders of other companies?

For example, is it possible for banks like Bank of America to become a shareholder of another commercial company, say Facebook.
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Borrow money to invest in a business venture with equity?

Is it generally considered a financially-sound thing to do for one to borrow money to invest in a business venture, which may not be their own? For example, Jane borrows $50K to put in to a startup ...
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Tracking Equity Portfolio on Morningstar

I am tracking my equity portfoilio using morningstar. However, roughly once a month my platform sells of some of my holdings to pay for platform fees. How can I log this information into morningstar ...
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What are “trailing 12-month total returns”?

In a blog post about momentum strategy, I have read the sentence At the end of each month, compare the trailing 12-month total returns of U.S. and foreign stock markets. What exactly are "...
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Borrowing share with a covered call for short?

I was wondering if I could increase the premium from my long term hold by providing them to my broker as a short sale stocks? My main question is that are there any implication on the fact that I ...
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Is income made from purchasing equity in a partnership tax-deductible?

I own a business incorporated as an LLC in the US. I'm working out a partnership deal in our operating agreement which allows selected individuals to invest into the partnership (become members of ...
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When and why is it smarter to lose equity over taking on a royalty?

I watch Shark Tank and very often find that people, when faced with either exchanging equity for capital, or keeping their equity and paying a royalty on product sales, very often (almost always) ...
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Find the tick increment value of an equity

Is there any resource containing the tick increment values of NASDAQ/NYSE equities (.0001, .01, .05), or way to programmatically determine it (rule or formula) ?
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Is equity research from large banks reliable?

I have access to some deep financial analysis from a large bank, on equity. Since I know nothing in this field, but I'd still like to invest my money, I was about to follow their different advices on ...
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What options do I have when trading in lease with equity?

We leased a 2014 Honda Odyssey Touring-Elite in the U.S., and will be maturing our lease with right at the agreed mileage (36,000). We signed our lease with an estimated residual value of $23,000 -- ...
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value of guaranteeing a business loan

I am a co-founder in a small business that has a number of investors. We are looking at doing an expansion that includes an capital raise and a SBA loan. The loan is roughly 5 times larger than the ...
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How do I determine ownership split on a franchise model?

I was recently approached by a friend (who I consider highly competent) who is looking for financing to open up a franchise. Lets assume the opportunity generally makes sense. My question is: is there ...
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P/E multiples for privately held companies?

Is there any rule of thumb on the valuation of privately held (tech) companies? The long held "average" I have always seen for publicly traded companies is a P/E of 15 (with tech having historically ...
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How can you tell what indices a stock is in? [closed]

I'm trying to figure out how to tell what indices Xerox (XRX) and Conduent (CNDT). Is there any way to figure this out for free? I know FactSet, DataStream, and Bloomberg this is a simple query, but ...
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GNUCash: How to count up equity?

I'm new to getting my finances in order, and I've decided to use GNUCash to track my spending and general financial health. I'm reading the manual and trying to take control! My trouble and ...
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Selling shares after company does IPO

Let's say a co-founder who worked (but no longer does) for a company prior to it going public still owns 1% (100,000 shares of 10,000,000 total) of the company. If the company does an IPO and offers ...
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Sell a domain name with equity contracts?

I have a few domain names I want to sell. Because some of them have an extremely high potential to earn the buyer big money when turned into a prosperous, profitable business, I've thought about ...
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How is initial stock price (IPO) of a stock determined

Stock price = Company value / Amount of stocks Who determines company value at IPO? As I understand It is determined by the owner? Or external experts?
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If I have equity in a company, can I receive passive income from it?

I'm about to receive equity in a company. Let's say I get 10% ownership. Does that mean that if the company makes $100 in profit every month, they have to give me $10?
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When the market crashes, should I sell bonds and buy equities for the inevitable recovery? [closed]

I'm told that for my age, I should have about 1/3 of my portfolio in bonds and 2/3 in equities. Suppose I implement that with this portfolio: 100k of SPY 100k of IWM 100k of TLT Now suppose that ...
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Is the risk premium with insurance higher or lower than investments?

Insurance of any kind is always going to have a lower expected value than self-insuring. If there's a 10% chance of a loss of ₹100 occurring, insurance companies will charge more than ₹10, to cover ...