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Settlement timing when buying/selling mutual funds

Schwab tells me that Money Market and all of their Mutual Funds settle at T+1. Suppose I have $1000 in a Money Market and I wish to buy $1000 in an SP500 index Mutual Fund. I issue a sell order for ...
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Comparing ETFs following the same index

If I want to choose between two ETFs of different issuers following the same index, what are the factors should I consider? For example I want to decide between SCHD of Schwab and Vanguard High ...
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How to avoid paying higher taxes on stock sales

If I bought some shares of a stock over a year ago, and some within the last year, is there some way I can sell the shares I bought over a year ago without paying additional taxes? I know in the ...
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Schwab wants to charge me interest on the money I received for selling TSLA short

Has anyone ever heard of a company charging you interest on short position? Should I try and open an account somewhere else if I want to short TSLA? This will cost me about $13 a day. I was called ...
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Can I open an investment account in the United States as a Green Card holder?

Can a green card holder open a Schwab investment account as a normal US citizen would, or most they open an International account? Funds to use would all be coming from a US bank and not overseas.
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How does Schwab compare to the more modern online brokers like E*Trade?

I started using Schwab because a girl I was dating at the time used them. That was 15 years ago, and I've never thought much about it. I'm highly illiterate (financially) and have mostly left my $50,...
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How does transferring to a new brokerage account work?

I currently have 2 brokerage accounts - one at Schwab and one at Vanguard - I would like to consolidate them both at Vanguard. How does that work? Do the stocks (mutual funds in this case) just ...