# Questions tagged [price]

The cost of a good or service.

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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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Google Sheets GOOGLEFINANCE function won't return Current price of QQQX. I've tried many exchange prefixes like "NASDAQ:QQQX" but still doesn't work. Has anyone got this ticker to display ...
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### Why doesn't a bond's dirty price account for all coupon payments?

I've been learning about bonds' dirty prices from this video. The dirty price is the clean price plus any money that has theoretically accumulated since the last coupon payment. I'm wondering why the ...
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### Question to do with ETF price changes during the day

In my learnings I was told the nav price of an etf is calculated at the end of the trading day,So the next day trading resumes at that price but then fluctuates due to supply and demand for the etf ...
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### How can I make GnuCash to use fractions instead of decimals for dollar amounts?

In a Mutual Fund "Account Type", I enter an "Income Dividend" transaction of 0.482 shares with a value of \$403.72. GnuCash converts this to \$403.7137. Behind the scenes, it appears ...
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### Historical Prices of Gasoline vs. Crude Oil in the United States [closed]

If this question would be better placed on another site, please suggest. I would like to know where I might obtain information on a monthly (even yearly) basis which compares the average price of ...
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### How to price this contract in this scenario?

Here is the question: You want to sell a painting you inherited from a grandparent. There is a 10% chance it is painted by a famous artist, in which case it's worth 100k. There is a 30% chance it is ...
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### Is the geometric mean of the price really equal to 1?

If we assume that the geometric mean of the price is 1, then the probability of a price drop of 20% should be equal to the probability of an increase of 25% (0.8*1.25=1). If so, then we have a trading ...
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### Total Return Swaps

I am trying to understand better Total Return Swaps and how they are priced (I have heard about projection-based and accrual-based models), can any body recommend good material to read (books, ...
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### How to read CDs: price vs yield vs bid vs ask?

I'm trying to understand CDs by comparing the two: NAME CLOSING PRICE CLOSING YIELD CURRENT BID YIELD CURRENT BID PRICE CURRENT ASK YIELD CURRENT ASK PRICE Mountain Commerce Bank 99.68 5.694% 99....
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### Does Europe use comma as decimal point? [closed]

I have read in some webpage 23,49 € EUR per month ,is that what would be written in North America as 23.49 € EUR per month? Does it represent just over 23 € or over 2300?
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### How are stock options priced?

I was reading the Wikipedia article about the Black-Scholes model, and it says this: The key financial insight behind the equation is that one can perfectly hedge the option by buying and selling the ...
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### How would one profit from an accurate forecast of tomorrow's price varience?

If one had a reasonably accurate forecast of the variance of the price of some market security, such that one knows approximately what the price variance will be tomorrow, but not whether the price ...
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### is future contract price fixed or not?

I thought that Future contract is an agreement to buy or sell an asset at a certain future time and a predetermined fixed price. So if, for example, I need to get 1000 GBP next June, but I am afraid ...
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### At what price does a stock get traded if the buy order price is higher than the sell order price?

If a Buyer submits an order for buy price of \$10 and a Seller submits an order to sell at \$8 - does the price sell at the Buy or the Sell price?
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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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### When is a good time to invest in gold? In what situations is the price of gold likely to drop?

When is a good time to invest in gold? What are situations likely to trigger a drop in gold prices? What are alternatives to gold?
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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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### Future price == strike price in the future contract?

Assume a future contract specifies that the holder of the contract will need to buy corn from XYZ farm at £100 per tonne, 1 tonne. So total deal value when realizing this contract is £100. We all ...
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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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### What effect does a company's earnings have on the price of its stock?

I have been trying to figure out the answer to this question this afternoon, and it seems like most people are saying that supply/demand determines the price of a stock. It seems that earnings, which ...
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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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### How is the opening-day price of a stock decided?

I have read the the IPO price of a stock is set by underwriters, who then sell to (typically) institutional and "special" investors. Once the stock is ready for the stock exchange, who decides what ...
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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 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### How can travel agents offer lower fares than what's listed at online travel sites?

What is the secret behind travel agents being able to offer airline tickets at rates lower than Expedia, Orbitz, CheapOair and other sites? No matter how hard I search online, it seems the agent ...
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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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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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### Black & Scholes article : option pricing

I am currently reading the famous article by Fischer Black and Myron Scholes called 'The pricing of Options and Corporate liabilities'. Just at the beginning of the article, they go on and explain ...