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How are SPX index option prices determined in the 15-minute period after the close?

There are SPX index options that expire every single day now (Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays). I know that SPX options will trade until 4:00pm ET on the day of expiration. ...
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Historic Forex Rates - why are they different and what's the source of truth

I am looking for historical FX data. During the course of my research, I've found that various free providers don't seem to agree on the numbers. For example, searching for USDGBP rates on Friday 30th ...
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For a trade bid must be at least the ask, but what price is actually chosen when they are not equal? [duplicate]

Example: I put in a buy order for one share at $100 Someone puts in a sell order for one share at $90. Clearly this will result in a trade. But at what price?
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option best ask doesn't move unless I place an order lower than the best ask

as in the picture.Before I placed an order.The best ask was 0.35 and did not move at all.This option's volume was very low. And then I placed a 0.30 sell order, size was 73. Suddenly the best ask size ...
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Factors that control stocks prices [closed]

I am trying to understand why stocks go up and down. I've seen answers here in the forum and most of them talk about demand and supply. My questions Are: Can we know the demand and supply from news? ...
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Exiting a butterfly spread is hard

I have been watching webinars on butterfly spreads and in addition trading butterflies for about 6 months. Buying a butterfly is easy but exiting a position is rather hard. I have noticed even if my ...
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how yahoo finance calculates the close/open currency exchange price?

What is the reference of open/close price mean in Yahoo finance? Does it come from a 24/7 price or does it come from a regular market such as Nasdaq? For example, the Yuan-USD exchange rate in yahoo ...
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What does a negative terminal growth rate mean?

Say I truly believe in efficient markets (prices reflect all available information to investors). Under this condition, say I figured that a company has a growth rate that is negative perpetually. ...
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Fractional cents in price that includes tax

As an example, if I say that a price is $15 including 5% tax, does that make the price $14.285714... + $0.714285... tax or $14.29 + $0.71 tax? This can add up to whole dollars worth of tax difference ...
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Why do gas stations charge higher price for credit card purchase while customers can purchase their gift cards from a third party?

Many gas stations have different prices in credit card purchases and cash purchases. The customer pays a slightly higher price with credit card purchases. On the other hand, if a customer uses cash or ...
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Why isn't newly raised cash priced-in after a secondary stock issuance?

I'm an owner in $HUT8. Yesterday after market close they announced a secondary offering of 15% of the shares. I understand this is dilutive for the shareholders, and today it seemingly led to a drop ...
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Is there a way to tell what price a stock will be before the market opens?

I was reading about an Atlassian security vulnerability and was curious as to the effects on its stock price. Surprisingly, its stock price over the past 5 days was up 6.83%!? But I checked and Monday ...
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Option Pricing Range

In case of zero transaction fee, the option should have a fixed price determined from c + K - S0 = 0 where c = Call option price K = Strike price, and S0 = Current market price If this is not ...
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Can secret Bitcoin transfers cause the reported values to be completely off?

Is it possible to buy and sell bitcoin without any of the exchanges knowing about it? Since the price of bitcoin is determined by people buying and selling, could these secret exchanges cause the ...
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Stock Price Differences Between TD Ameritrade, WeBull, Public

Why is TD Ameritrade stock price always the lowest compared to WeBull or even Public at the exact same time? Example, AMC stock was $55.34 on WeBull vs $55.17 on TD Ameritrade. I have noticed ...
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Using adjusted close vs close + dividend in performance calculation

I'm trying to calculate a portfolio's value using 2 types of calculations. I've tested the calculations on Visa's Feb 21' stock prices. Starting Value: 10k Jan 29,2021 Adjusted Price: 192.95 Jan 29,...
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What prevents me from being diluted out as a shareholder?

Hi I'm a beginner in stock market investing and I often ask myself this question: "how is it that I am protected from a company diluting me out as a shareholder?". I have seen compagnies ...
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Call Option pricing when OTM

In this example, XLX of the binomial option pricing I am pricing American call options using the binomial method. I was wondering if in the first period (0.1), the price of the stock after a downside ...
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Price of a Call Option as you Increase the time periods

I'm pricing call options at the moment and seeing how call option prices change depending solely on the periods of volatility. In one case the stock changes every month, the other it changes every ...
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Gold price per kilo on Yahoo Finance API

I monitor on Yahoo Finance the gold price per ounce. But I learned that in US you buy gold per ounce, but in Europe we use per kilo. How do I see the price per kilo on Yahoo Finance? I use a software ...
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spx vertical bull put price selection

I just started trading SPX vertical bull put spreads. Had a few winners but am not sure about picking the right credit prices. It seems like system always recommends mid prices for opening or closing ...
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What determines the price that is displayed by an exchange for a security?

From my understanding, a security's prices are published by the exchange on which it is trading. How do the exchanges determine what price to publish? Is the displayed price simply the latest fill ...
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Some questions about buying bonds

If this is a $1000 bond, do I pay somewhere between $1,000 * 103% = $1,030 and $1,000 * 104.061% = $1040.61? But 4.5%/103 = 4.37%, and 4.5%/104.061 = 4.32%, not 4.116% or 4.123% Do I get $45 every ...
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Average stock value calculation

Let's say I buy 1000 shares of ABC for 10$ each. Avg. Cost : 10$ Six months later I sell 500 shares for 12$ each. Total earnings: 1000$ Question: should I include the earnings in the formula of the ...
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Is there any way to change stock price except buyers and sellers?

Is there any way to change stock price except buyers and sellers? I mean the stock price depends only in buyers and sellers?
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When an option is exercised, does the transaction show up on a TradingView chart?

I’m trying to understand the stock market and chart data. When an option is exercised, does the transaction show up on a TradingView chart? Example: If Tesla is trading at $423 and someone exercises ...
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How to Find Date and Time a Stock Traded at a Certain Price

I am trying to see when Disney was traded at 79.07. When I see graph on Google, it shows Year-to-Date lowest point is Mar 23rd trading at 85.98. How do I see (1) Date and (2) Time when stock was 79.07?...
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How do derivative prices react so quickly to changes in underlying prices?

Just trying to understand something with the market pricing and how it works. There are literally thousands, if not millions of derivatives tied to say an index fund (which in turn are composed of a ...
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Mysterious stock dips [duplicate]

I am relatively new to the stock market and might not know all the useful terminology, so bear with me as I will do my best to explain what I am trying to grasp and hopefully I will be able to learn ...
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Can a prankster force a stock price to tank?

If I bought 100 shares of Tesla and then decided to sell 1 share for .50 on the market.. once it sold..would I see on the Tesla stock ticker that the price had dropped to .50 at some point during the ...
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Is stock exchange order book data useful for retail investors?

I am a small retail investor, and I have a stock brokerage account. The stock brokerage firm is offering free real-time order book data for NASDAQ and BATS. I noticed that, as a standalone product ...
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Price movements in ETFs

How much money would it take to move the S&P 500 +1% or -1%? How would this be estimated?
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Selling stock prices and GTC Ext

I will be on vacation for a while and wanted to attempt to sell my stock as GTC Ext while I’m away. I am trying to sell at a very high price in case it happens to go that high. If it doesn’t then I ...
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Is it possible to see market data for options trading?

Is it possible to see market data for options trading, i.e. that shows all placed option orders? Some brokerage platforms provide "level 2" order book information of all placed stock orders ...
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Price matching with Limit Orders

I have basic question concerning the stock market. I placed a Limit-Sell Order of 500 shares at $1.45 for Stock X while it was trading below that. Two days later I woke up to all shares being sold for ...
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Is $3,7 USD for 340 grams/11.9 oz of "creamy" Skippy-brand peanut butter expensive from an American's perspective? [closed]

Right now, in Sweden, a small-feeling 340 g (which is apparently 11.9 oz) jar of "Skippy creamy peanut butter" is, translated to current USD value, $3.7 USD. I think it has been around this ...
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Broker Reversed a Sell That Filled

I had a market sell order that went through last Friday morning, 06/05/2020 at 11 am. It has an Order Id, Security ID, and CUSIP ID. Today the broker removed it from my account and took the money ...
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What is the use of having access to Level 2 quotes as a retail investor?

I am a small retail investor. I recently opened a new stock brokerage account. The stock brokerage firm is offering free Level 2 quotes for NYSE and NASDAQ. Judging by the general availability of this ...
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Very short-term drop in stock price

When looking at stock price charts, you sometimes see a large drop in the price for just a short amount of time. Is this simply an error in the presentation of the chart, or has the price actually ...
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Can you move stock prices through a single orders?

Imagine that a stock costs 100$, you set a limit buy order at $105. Wouldn't this cause the bid/ask spread to jump upwards? Of course this order would get filled immediately, but shouldn't it get ...
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How do option prices change so quickly when stock price moves up or down?

It would take me at least 3 seconds to modify an existing order. When stock price rises or falls quickly, how do buyers and sellers change their prices so quickly? Do they really calculate option ...
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Historical stock price of Anadarko Corporation Jan. 8 and May 26, 1983 [duplicate]

I am looking for the common stock price of Anadarko Corporation for January 8 and May 26, 1983. Can anyone help?
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Could I make money off of the negative oil price?

I saw the price of oil did something at about 1 PM Eastern time that is really bizarre: it went negative. This means that you get paid to take oil off the field. But, the oil price is negative now, ...
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Ameritrade price close difference

Using the Ameritrade app, the close price ( market is closed ) shows a close price of $5.26. The actual close price is $5.78 in other apps and a simple web search. Is there a reason for this?
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What's the intrinsic value of stocks [duplicate]

I am a financial noob. I wonder what are some intrinsic value of stocks. While purchasing a stock, I expect that the price of it will go up, and I'll sell it to gain the price difference. However, the ...
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Why would a seller at an auction set their reserve price hidden?

I've encountered online auctions where the seller has set their reserve price hidden. What are the benefits to the seller that would cause them to do so? As a buyer, if I see an item I like, I may put ...
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NAV difference between Acc and Dist ETFs

There can be huge differences between the prices of the accumulating and distributing versions of ETFs following the same index. For instance, as of 17 Jan 2020 for iShares Core MSCI EM IMI UCITS ETF -...
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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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Two realtors estimating different price ranges

I'm looking into investing into a specific apartment. It hasn't been publicly listed as for sale yet, I just happen to know the current owner. The owner asked me to do my own research and make him an ...
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What Actually Determines Stock Prices from a Given Broker?

When you look up a stock's price at a broker, where does that number come from, and who decides if it goes up or down? Sometimes it's said that "supply & demand" determines stock prices. This is ...
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