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How to sell a car to a private party on payments

I am selling an old car for US$2500. A stranger offered to buy it at my asking price, but the stranger wanted to know if I would accept (installment) payments. This sounds like a very bad idea, so I ...
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I need cash. What funds or stocks should I sell?

Context This is a somewhat hypothetical question, but something I need to plan for now-ish. The general advice in Sweden is to keep 3 months of mandatory expenses in a cash buffer with instant payout ...
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Sell Stock without a full broker account

I have a few stocks from a public company. I got them after a startup I worked in got acquired by this public company. So now I have an account on AST Financials, and my stocks are in their books (I ...
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Previous home owner wants to buy back the house

The previous home owner showed up after 3.5 years and wants to buy back the house. We've done a few minor improvements but no major updates/upgrades, so what should we ask price wise? Like $5,000 more ...
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Is becoming an Amazon seller profitable? Is it worth paying for a course?

Recently I have seen a lot of online courses about how to become an Amazon seller. They promise a huge monetary gain but it looks very strange to me. Can someone gain a lot of money only by selling ...
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How do companies profit after initial shares have been sold? [duplicate]

I have experience in investing and invest in several mutual funds each month, I understand the concepts of how the investor makes money from shares (either by dividend pay-outs or increases in share ...
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was trying to sell a stock at a limit order of .83 i was passed by and never filled

I was trading stocks today I put in a sell order with a limit of .83 I left the order and went to lunch I came back the order still wasn't filled and the price of the stock went up to .86. I can't ...
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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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Where can the founder of a company sell his stocks?

Let's assume that we have a tech company that wants to go public. In its IPO, the founder of the company wants to get $10 millions for 10% percent of the company. Those $10 millions will be ...
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How to mitigate price fluctuations between placing a mutual fund sell order and it actually being executed?

Just like many others, my wife and I make use of a DIY investment platform; a company who gives us the ability to buy different types of products (funds, ETFS, stocks, etc.) through a single entity. ...
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How would stocks devalue if majority holders were to sell all their stock?

If an uber-rich person, say the CEO of certain online retail company or the ex CEO of certain Redmond based technology company suddenly were to sell ALL of their shares, would it be possible to ...
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Ruchi Soya industries ltd shares [closed]

What is wrong with Ruchi Soya industries ltd shares (5% up per day). They are increasing in steps per day. There are 0 sellers, how can someone then buy those shares? Is only price increasing due to ...
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Can a mutual fund refuse to execute a sell order?

Let's say that an investor owns $100,000 of a mutual fund and he decides to sell. This order would be settled at the market's close. Can the mutual fund refuse to execute the sell order, perhaps ...
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Buying shares when the price goes down 2% and selling shares when it goes up 2%

Suppose I have 50,000 in a tracker. Because it's an aggregate of the share index, it can obviously go up or down but what it certainly does is fluctuate up or down. What is the problem, if any, of ...
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Can I sell ETFs or Mutual Funds participations and receive the securities instead of the money, or the money in a different currency?

Let's say I have bought participations in a mutual fund in euros, but the fund's underlying assets are in US dollars (e.g. a fund that tracks the S&P 500 but that is offered in euros). At some ...
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Should I sell back a lease early in order to improve Debt-to-Income?

My wife and I just started the process of buying our first home. I've noticed DTI is very important as far as how much home you can get pre-approved for. Knowing this, I have started thinking of ways ...
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Can I Cancel a Stop Order with Vanguard

I have a few stocks in a Vanguard acct. I want to place Stop Orders on them (sell them if the market goes to pot). Just curious, If I place a stop order, with a sell price at xyz, for 60 days, can I ...
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Am i being scammed on eBay? [duplicate]

I am selling some Adidas sneakers on eBay because they’re a size too big. This will be my first time selling anything on eBay. The original price is $94 CAD and i’m selling them for $70 excluding ...
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Clarification about ETFs and Index Funds with regards to sell operations [duplicate]

I'm trying to understand the difference ETFs and index funds in terms of selling them (if you want to get rid off them quickly for any reason). As far as I understand, if you want to sell an index ...
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Is there a way to find out who is buying or selling off large volume of stocks?

Is there a way to find out who is buying or selling off large volume of stocks? Is there a software/web program for this?
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Does cashing a 3% share harm the company itself?

So I have a 3% share of a tech company and saw my $20,000 become $1.8 million. I'm not planning on cashing it now, but maybe in the future. I was wondering if selling it would harm the company that it ...
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How to place Stop-Limit order below current price, and multiple Limit orders above?

I purchased 500 shares of an ETF at $64. I want to set up a stop-limit to sell all 500 shares if the price hits my stop of $63.80. But if the price goes up, I want to sell 200 shares at $64.50 and 300 ...
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Should I pay closing cost and replace HVAC for buyer

The buyer has requested I replace the HVAC + duct work on the home. The estimated cost is $6,000. I have also agreed to pay the closing cost which is close to or more than $ 5,000. I am motivated to ...
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How much income am I getting by renting my house?

I am moving from Portland, OR to SF Bay area and therefore contemplating whether to sell or rent the house. I am not planning to move back to this house. Property details: Bought for : $267,000 Paid ...
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Identical flat put up for sale just before us

I live in a block of flats, where each flat is (or was originally) identical. Half are a reflection of the others, and the ground-floors are different from the non-ground-floors, but other than that ...
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How can I safely sell virtual items?

I have some virtual items that someone wants to buy. As an example, Dark Artistry sells for ~£300. When trading with Steam you can exchange Steam money for items via their trade system. Alternately I ...
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What do “unsettled funds” mean?

I sold my ETFs today in a non-margin account in an online trading platform. 99.99% of my account currently consists of unsettled funds. What does it mean that they are "unsettled funds"? Does it mean ...
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How much would a trading robot which doubles money in a period of time sell for? [closed]

How would factors of this calculation change for the rate of doubling, scalability (the maximum amount at which it begins to become less efficient), risk and other factors you might bring up a ...
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Why many people are trying to sell their property in Southern Chennai?

I am planning to buy an apartment in Southern Chennai, India. I searched in a leading property website 99acres.com and wondering about some results. I searched all residential buildings+land in the ...
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Taxes on selling stocks

I want to confirm that I'm right to avoid surprises. If I buy a stock (or group of stocks) at 70 and I sell it (them) when its value is 60... I should not pay any kind of taxes, no? Since I did not ...
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Do private equity firms use the target company's debt to purchase shares

Take the following scenario. A company has an EBIDTA of 1 Million, and a PE firm values it with a 10 X multiple, but only wishes to purchase 50% from the founders. In order to give the founders the $...
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Why would anyone ever buy these call options?

I'm starting to learn the ins-and-outs of options. For the time being, I'm only interested in selling call options of index funds. Browsing through the available options in Robinhood for the ETF IVV (...
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“Marked down as someone wanting to sell shares.” What does that mean?

A few years ago I and a few friends created a company based on the web. During the raising funds period, we got a plan for $500,000 for 20% and we got investors. The last news about investors that I ...
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Shouldn't the rebalancing of an ETF result in profit/loss

My understanding is that an ETF is a basket of a variety of stocks. When that basket is rebalanced and some stocks are sold and others are bought, won't that result in a profit/loss in the same way ...
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should I sell some stocks?

I am 80yo and have some great stocks with dividends which is great but most without dividends. I need to remodel my home and was wondering if it would be sensible at this point in my life to sell ...
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Explanation of stop loss of sell stop limit order to stop loss

Question What is the meaning of Stop Loss of the bracket in the Sell Stop Limit order on the current position? Background Having the position with the current price 59.80, thinking to place a sell ...
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Paying VAT in foreign counties

I'm planning to sell (my own) software (yearly license actually) online, worldwide, from my Europe based company, business to business only. I'm really not into any financial topics but reading about ...
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Selling unneeded items to make ends meet when it seems only scammers reply

We have a major appliance that we needed to replace - not because it was old (under 3 years old) or didn't work right, but because it wasn't meeting our needs. So as a result we had to get something ...
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Optimal sell strategy for warrants received as a bonus when I don't want long-term exposure to the underlying equity

I received a sizeable amount as a bonus in the form of European-style call warrants. Because I don't fully understand every aspect of them and because the underlying security is one I have no faith in ...
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Is it advised to sell current self occupied home and buy the other new one to book the profit?

I have a first (and only) and self occupied home. Mortgage is fully paid. Home is with four rooms. Considering expenses I done on home so far including my share in mortgage, taxes so far, total ...
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2015 bmw 328i - Sell or keep it? Advice needed

I have bought a new 2015 bmw 328 in Sep 2014 for 46k on road price(Includes Tire maintenance package). BMW's 4 years free maintenance ended this month and here on wards I need to pay for service and ...
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Trying to compare two investment scenarios

I have an apartment that I have been renting, but due to some recent events, I'm considering selling. I'm trying to make a numbers based decision, so I'm going to try to compare two distinct scenarios:...
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Is there any substantial difference if I sell my computer after warranty expiration?

I’m planning to sell a notebook computer. The warranty is going to expire soon. It has been extended once and cannot be extended again. Because I don’t want to take the risk of high repair costs ...
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I don't understand what it means to “Sell” stock that you don't already own, can someone explain the intuition behind it? [duplicate]

I started a couple months ago to learn more about the stock market and financial education in general, but this particular concept was hard to wrap my head around. I understand there are bears and ...
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What documents do I need to sell a real estate property in Canada?

What documents do I need to sell my real estate property in Canada & Which particular document is the proof of my ownership? I believe it is some kind of title, transfer and survey document?
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Someone wants to send me cash by DHL. How's this scam supposed to work?

This raises a bunch of red flags (also confirmed by googling the email address it came from), but I don't quite understand how this scam is actually supposed to work. So, here it goes: I put up an ad ...
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Reasonably safe way of re-selling tickets

We've booked two concert tickets but later found out that we can't go. Can you think of a safe and feasible arrangement for reselling the tickets, given the following facts: The tickets cannot be ...
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How to sell a financed car in California? [duplicate]

Hi I'm trying to sell a financed car. I have around 5k left to pay through Wells Fargo and and I'm selling the car for 10k. A few questions: Q1: Do I still have to fill out a Bill of Sale and a ...
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What happens when you withdraw money from a Vanguard mutual fund?

Say you have $10000 in VTWSX with Vanguard and wish to withdraw $1000 of it. What actually happens when you place this order? Because it's not instantaneous - the shares are sold over the next two ...
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Does a stock/bond that stays at level price lose money over time?

I have the concrete problem of choosing which of a bond and a stock I should sell. Below, the price of the stock is shown in red, while the bond is black. The rest are various indices in Scandinavia (...