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Should I take advantage of “interest-free” credit when buying something? [duplicate]

If I buy something like a smartphone or a new PC, when you have these choice: Pay all the cost at the moment. Pay it in 6/12/18 months (with loan but without any interest rate and any extra cost). ...
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How do I change my mindset/morality to be more aggressive towards earning money? [closed]

For some reason, I cannot ask for more. When applying for a job, I only ask a slight increase compared to my previous job. When I am selling something, I only charge a little bit more than what I ...
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How and where should invest poor country's employee to get $1 million in 20 years [closed]

In the poor country, an employee has ~$300 monthly salary and $200 monthly is enough not to die from the hunger. How to use remaining $100 to get rid of his poverty and to start having $2000-$5000 ...
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How does the Bloomberg website chart calculate the “Rate of Change”?

This is a follow-up to the question: How does the bloomberg website chart calculate the MACD? When selecting a quote in the Bloomberg Market site (e.g. this quote), you are given the choice to add ...
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How does the bloomberg website chart calculate the MACD?

I am looking at SeekingAlpha and Bloomberg. On SeekingAlpha, I have added the MACD indicator, and get the following chart for 1 Month data: On the Bloomberg website, I change the time length to 1-...
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What are the must know topics for personal accounting? [closed]

I'm 18 years old; last year I finished high school. I attended a school oriented in accounting, and even though I didn't care much about it at the time, now I realize how important is to know how to ...
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Learning stock trading financing etc for someone from mathematical background [duplicate]

First let me be clear here, I thoroughly understand that economy in general is very convoluted and volatile. I am not expecting myself to somehow do well especially in practical terms in a short ...
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Advantage of Financial Times vs. free news sources for improving own knowledge of finance?

I am a student living in the UK and I am trying to improve my 'commercial awareness' for applying to finance related jobs. (In particular, algorithmic trading.) What advantages, if any, does reading ...
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Resources on how to be a short term trader?

I want to learn the math and logic that the pros talk about like correlation, volume, trends... in order to trade stock with some underlying fundamentals instead of luck. I would like to learn how ...
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Looking for a stock market simulation that's as close to the real thing as possible [closed]

The title says it all. I'm looking for a simulation stock market to play around with. One that is, ideally, as close to the real thing as possible. I've heard that Investopia is a pretty good ...
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Video recommendation for stock market education

I'm just beginning my entry into stock market investing, the answers to this question helped a lot. I decided to research available videos and workshops to speed up my learning and get good expert ...
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I'm an American in my mid 20's. Is there something I should be doing to secure myself financially?

This question comes out of complete ignorance of anything that relates to personal finance. I'm a graduate student in mathematics, and I'm on a grant from the university until the end of the year. ...
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Why might institutions prohibit carrying forward unused funds from one fiscal year to the next?

Why do institutions sometimes prohibit carrying forward the unused funds from one fiscal year onto the next? Are there reasons for it or is it just an arbitrary rule? Universities in Canada, it seems, ...