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Questions tagged [price]

The cost of a good or service.

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CFD trading in commodities, is it safe to hold?

I am looking into trading and created a demo account for this trading website just to mess around a little and try to get some understanding of how it all works. I made an order to open at a set price....
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My telecom provider is offering a discount before a predicted drop in phone price; why?

Currently I have a 2 year phone plan that ends in early October. This plan came with a smartphone – an iPhone SE – so every month I pay for both minutes/data and the phone. Since Apple predictably ...
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What is going on with my stock price?

There are several similar questions on this site but I believe that this one might have a different source than just a reporting glitch. For some reason, several sources are reporting a drop in the ...
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Difference in Closing Price of Security between NSE and BSE

Today date is '08-Aug-2018'. When I am looking for Previous Closing price of RELIANCE security from NSE and BSE exchanges, It differs one and each other. BSE says Previous closing price of RELIANCE ...
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Why does Intrinio and Yahoo Finance have different adjusted closing prices?

For example, in this image the adjusted closing price for Apple at 01-05-2007 is 10.80 for Intrinio But in this image: the adjusted closing price for Apple at 01-05-2007 is 8.19 for Yahoo Finances ...
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What is a good measure of liquidity for a stock?

Some stocks are traded a lot and the price graph looks continuous. Others just jump all the time. Which metric could I use to filter the stocks that are not continuous? I don't think volume helps ...
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Why would a CD Rate be higher than a Corporate Bond rate?

In looking at my brokerage account for fixed income products, I was looking at both CDs and Corporate Bonds. I was surprised to see that the best 1-year CDs had a higher interest rate than any AAA or ...
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How to project monthly payments for Verizon plan?

This may be off topic. Though, it didn't seem to conflict with this community's bylaws: I want to know how to get an absolutely clear picture of monthly spending on a Verizon plan. I've been told by ...
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How do traders in hyperinflation economies know how much to inflate their prices?

Reading some of the accounts of the last days of the Weimar Republic (as well as more recent articles about the declining Venezuelan economy), I was struck by the fact that traders and sellers seem to ...
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Why are some medium term UK government bond (gilt) prices seemingly so disparate?

Looking at UK government bond prices and picking out one example of what I mean: Coupon Maturity Trading price Treasury 8% 2021 8 07-Jun-21 123.08 Treasury 4,3/4% ...
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How to determine if a bid-ask spread is “good” or “bad”?

Is it possible to weight the bid-ask spread? I'll explain ... In the moment, for a share X, to trade I use the price, volume, $ volume, # trades, % chg and the bid-ask spread (BAS). To make day ...
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How to calculate stock price with EPS and outstanding shares

How do you calculate stock price with only EPS and outstanding shares, and market cap available? EDIT sorry forgot to mention, i was trying to get future stock price based on financial guidance of ...
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Why is XYZ $70.5 strike call more expensive than $68 strike call?

The link below shows the February 16 call option listing for company XYZ. I used to think that, the higher the strike price, the cheaper the call option. Obviously, the price pattern for this ...
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Adjusted Historical Stock Prices?

I'm currently doing a university project which required historical stock price data that is adjusted for splits and dividends. I need the adjusted open, close, high, and low. However, all sources I've ...
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Price return after announcement [closed]

Is it GUARANTEED that prices will return to their original price after a spike, such as after an NFP announcement?
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Are option prices whimsical?

Presumably, as in stocks, option prices are dictated by laws of supply and demand. If the same assumption is valid for options, especially standard options, how does one reconcile that set-up with a ...
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Can the stock price go up even if no one is buying?

Let's assume there's this random company (XYZ)--that few are aware of--is selling stocks and they're doing really well. If their stock price is at $50 and no one is buying, will it still go up? Do ...
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Understanding the price value in coinmarketcap.com

How do we read the the value associate with a currency pair? For example CAN/BTC: In the standard currency world, isn't this supposed to be 1 CAN is equal to 927.63 BTC? Obviously this statement is ...
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Why do Ethereum and Bitcoin have very similar charts?

I have noticed today that Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) charts look almost the same. Why are they so correlated?
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Why do Big Stock Players trade more in the last few minutes of the trading day?

I was watching a stock movement and noticed something couldn't understand! The lowest price in last few days of that stock was $1.61, and it was during the day long either, and volume traded was ...
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Why the order was not filled though there was a last price at the moment, but no bid price?

On the Line price chart I see the last trade price was 18,26 with the volumes of 200. At the same time the best bid price is 18 and the best ask price is 18,29. I have placed an odd lot to sell 47 ...
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Are median London prices noticeable higher than the rest of the UK?

It is common knowledge that London prices are much higher than that of the rest of the UK. However, I have heard that this isn't strictly true; the prices of most typical purchases from food and drink,...
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Asking price went through the roof

I'm fairly new to this and recently I bought a stock for a couple cents a share and recently when I went to go buy more their asking price went to about 2,000 a share? Later on during the week I went ...
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What's the point of Ford loosening financing requirements?

Ford has recently announced that they will now allow buyers without credit score to obtain auto credit. Apparently there is even a special discount on new cars for people with low credit score. Why do ...
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How Emini/Minifuture price is set against its underlaying instrument?

I'm tracking tick bid/ask price of an instrument MINI L OMX AVA 191, that is every change in the bid/ask price of this Emini or what is called in Sweden "Mini futures", against its underlying ...
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What does a stock's quoted value represent?

According to Yahoo Finance, a single stock in Alphabet Inc. is worth 898.7 USD as of this writing. Question: What does the price of $898.7 reflect? I can imagine the price is one of the following ...
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Average Price and Percentage Gain

I am finding hard to arrive at the average price when there is a sell happened at much profitable price partially Could you please advice me to arrive at the average price and the % gain for the ...
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How do I calculate my average price for a share bought multiple times?

Let's assume below as my transactions: bought 10 at 120 bought 20 at 150 sold 15 at 170 What will be the average price of my holdings i.e., for 18 shares. Is it 110 ?
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Typical discount for cash purchase on $1+ million homes?

I understand that it is common to get lower than the asking price when offering cash for home purchase, but I am unclear how much a discount I should look for. Also, I am wondering to what extent it ...
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How does contango actually affect the price of an ETF?

How does contango actually affect the price an ETF trades at? For example, take the Unites States Oil Fund (USO) that is supposed to track the price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude. It is ...
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Valuing a stock today given various dividends?

So I have this finance question related to estimating fair price for a stock (I'm doing part b currently): Where the answer is: I get everything here (for part b), except the exponents 6 and 11 in ...
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How to calculate metro area Rent CPI

In Seattle, the year-over-year change for Dec '16 was 7.1% for the category, and 2.6% for all categories. Is the "rent" increase usually used to calculate increases in rent? Is it normal practice ...
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Spending wisely & Strategies for earning more money: Where/how to find the value of a service? [closed]

What methods are good to use to intelligently evaluate the value of any given service? How is service price created in the mind(s) of the servicer(s)?
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Why would a mutual fund plummet on the same day it pays its annual distribution & capital gains? [duplicate]

Two mutual funds I follow both plummeted on the same day that they paid out their annual dividends and capital gain distributions. (The rest of the year was relatively stable.) The timing seems too ...
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Unexpected overcharge on international transaction

I am living in Australia, and recently made a fairly large purchase online from a company based in the UK. When I made the purchase, it was during a promo period where the cost was 40% off the usual ...
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How is the actual trade on exchanges processed for simple stock orders?

I have been googling around for a clear answer to this for a long time and still are unsure how it works. Please do not dismiss this as a "who decides stock prices" etc. kind of question. In my ...
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What is proper formula for margin (== spread percentage)? Should I use mid-price in denominator?

I always thought what margin got calculated using the following formulae: spread = ask - bid mid = (ask + bid)/2 margin = (spread/mid) * 100% However, I noticed what whole internet disagrees with ...
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How can I figure out how a stock's price would change after I buy shares?

It may seem like a stupid question but I am wondering if there's a way for computing the new price of a stock after buying some shares. Let's assume that I want to buy a 100 shares of a stock of a ...
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Is it better to pay an insurance deductible, or get an upgrade?

My wife's phone broke recently, and we called in to our phone's insurance program to ask for help. The program is offering to replace the phone, at a $149 dollar deductible! The payoff balance ...
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How do I estimate the value of a small cabin rental business I want to buy?

My husband and I are retired. We are looking for a small business we can run until we are gone. We have found a rustic campground with 5 cabins and more space to build additional cabins. It has ...
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How does a monthly inflation rate work?

I'm struggling to understand the following inflation numbers for South Africa given here: http://www.tradingeconomics.com/south-africa/inflation-cpi Year Month Inflation 2015 Jun 4.7 2015 Jul ...
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How to calculate Mid Prices from Bid and Ask?

Should the Mid Price always be equal to the average of Bid and Ask Prices or can brokers and dealers quote a Mid Price that is within Bid and Ask but isn't the average?
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Why does the Brexit cause a fall in crude oil prices? [closed]

Oil prices have also fallen sharply in the wake of the referendum outcome, with Brent crude down 5.2%. The price of Brent crude fell by $2.68 to $48.24 a barrel, its biggest fall since February. ...
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Are stocks always able to be bought and sold at market price?

I have a lot of experience with the Bitcoin industry, but little experience with the Stock Market. In the bitcoin industry, when you want to buy/sell, you have to put out a market order on whatever ...
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The price dropped on an item I purchased 8 days ago. What can I do?

I bought a PC for € 2199 (about $2500 USD) 8 days ago. Today I saw that the same store where I purchased it sells the same product for € 130 less. Unfortunately, I can't just bring it back* and re-buy ...
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RRP/list price/retail price and cars?

Looking at an online car brochure (PDF version of printed material) for the Vauxhall Astra, it listed RRP: Link As far as I know, am I correct with these: List price is basic price Recommended ...
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If Option prices are publically quoted on an options exchange, why do people use Black-Sholes to estimate their price?

I always wondered why the Black-Sholes-Merton model was used to estimate the price of European-style options when their prices are available on quoted exchanges? I think I am missing something big ...
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How do stock trades actually go through? [duplicate]

I am trying to get a handle on how stock trades actually go through practically. Let's assume a stock with only one buyer and one seller to make things easier to understand. Scenario 1: Alice has an ...
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Do real-time stock charts list the last trade price, or a short term average?

So, in the real-time charts I have access to, the stock price is updated every 1 minute. Let's say, stock XXX's price at 3:24 PM is $65.66, and then at 3:25 PM it jumps up to $65.78. Does this mean: ...