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What drives a share price to stay up even when the fundamentals are weak?

Check this. The market cap of this company is not even close to other companies with the same CMP, let alone the fundamentals. And It manufactures a variety of heavy equipment, such as that used for ...
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What do the green and red bars show in this Yahoo Chart and it's impact on stock price?

What does these green and red bars show in this Yahoo Chart for AAPL? Please see the first yellow highlighted bars. There is a large green tic up and then smaller red ticks next to that. It happened ...
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Can you make money in the stock market buying and selling the same stock?

Can you make money in the stock market buying and selling the same stock, but not all your shares; just buying at the lowest price and sell it at a higher price like the examples of recent trades: I ...
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What do we infer from the shares bid - position in market?

I am trying to understand what can I conclude or infer from my position in the market when I have applied for the bid. In terms of number of buyers and the volume. Next in terms of number of sellers ...
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Is this how stock trading works? [closed]

This is a very basic question about the Stock Exchange, and I was looking for some concrete answers with a general understanding of how it works. When a Stock Exchange is open for business in a ...
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What is wrong in research for stock exchange on MarketWatch vs. Bloomberg (why Major differences)?

I have a question which is related to searching information which company has stocks assigned to which stock exhange in which country. My question is based on the comparison between Marketwatch and ...
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Is it possible to calculate share price previous to stock split based on adjusted close price?

The price of NSE:HDFCBANK was around Rs. 2K+ before it split on 19-Sep-2019. I am using AlphaVantage to get stock price for NSE:HDFCBANK. It does not show the stock price before stock split as Rs. 2K+....
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What is Cup with a Handle?

I have read in an article that the following stock has a cup-with-handle buy pattern. What do you mean by that?
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Does an IPO mean a company is going public or is already public?

I know that an IPO means that a particular company, regardless of the country, is offering some quantity of their stocks to the public via the stock exchange. I also assume (but not sure) that if they ...
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How to interpret this conflicting trends in OBV and Accumulation/Distribution Indicator?

I know technical Indicators should always be taken with a grain of salt. Sometimes it gets more confusing when two similar indicators give absolutely different trend. The First indicator in red is the ...
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What is the meaning of writing off loss as goodwill by an impairment charges?

AMC has released on June 3rd a preliminary report of their Q1 for 2020. In that report they outline: Net Loss for the first quarter of 2020 to be between $2,117.3 million and $2,417.3 million, based ...
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What is causing the resistance?

The following is the chart for AAPL from Yahoo Finance. The chart says that the resistance level is $364.84. What is causing this resistance? Is it caused by big investors who have made a collective ...
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How is Shooting Star treated when a stock is in uptrend

So I've started learning Candlesticks and I stumbled on Inverted Hammer i.e. shooting star. I was wondering what would I do with it when it appears in a uptrend stock.
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What does it mean if a stock skyrockets VWAP 10x aftermarket?

I just spotted $TSLA's VWAP skyrocket to 10k and go back down to 6k and still hanging there, I started trading like 8 months ago and I have never seen anything like this: That is VWAP, not an actual ...
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Why aren’t there more stock market prediction tools available?

Investing in stocks depends on multiple factors. In order to estimate the approximate best time can be done with experience, various calculations, etc. With the rise of Machine Learning, Deep Learning,...
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Is it sound to calculate a stock's Adjusted High/Low value?

I'm trying to get a method to get the high and low values of stocks after taking into account factors such as dividends, stock splits and new stock offerings to determine its value. I see "...
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Why is Hertz still being traded?

Or more generally: How can a firm that files for bankruptcy still be traded? What is a bankrupt firms worth? Disclaimer: I am a complete noob regarding these topics and I probably miss already some ...
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What does it mean for the “Feds” to step in?

In several stock market crashes in the US including the recent Covid crash in March and the financial crisis in 2008 it was said that the Feds had to step in and save the economy. There was an ...
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Why does Royal Bank of Scotland's market cap not reflect the shares outstanding or the equity on the balance sheet?

I'm a novice investor that's looking at a UK bank. It's market cap according to popular websites such as Hargreaves Lansdowne and Yahoo finance is £12 billion (bn). The current share price is £1.04. ...
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Book Value vs Current Market Value

Thanks for looking into my post. I am new to the stock investment. According to Benjamin Graham, He suggested investors to purchase a stock 1.5 times the current book value. Current Microsoft book ...
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How to understand red and green colors for level 2 data from the volume analysis section?

I've searched quite a bit online but all I find about the volume analysis is just like normal candle sticks along with the volume bars below them. But this is a different chart. I'm specifically ...
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Why do SEC Form 3s have no transaction codes?

Why do SEC form 3s have no transaction codes? Is there way to to tell the "acquired" price? https://www.sec.gov/cgi-bin/own-disp?CIK=0001600757&action=getowner I would at least think ...
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Is there a way to determine the impact of retail investors on stocks or a stock market index?

There has been speculation that retail investors have been behind recent buying momentum in the stock market, such as the below excerpt from Andrew Ross Sorkin's daily newsletter 'Deal Book' (...
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Stock loans: Question about “Put” also defined as “Insurance Policy”

I have a question related to stock loans industry. The so called "Put" is insurance which protects the downside. Lets say the lender had decided, before receiving the stocks to the brokerage account ...
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How to estimate the total worth of a company?

As of 2020/6/10, if you look at the Microsoft stock (link below), you will see that the company has a Mkt cap of $1.49T. For some time now I had been under the impression that this figure indicated ...
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Do stocks that are highly rated by analysts tend to outperform index funds historically?

For instance, on CNN Money if you go under forecasts for any semi-large or larger company you will find the number of buy/hold/sell ratings. Is there any way to find out if over a long historical ...
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Buying Vanguard Total World Stock ETF in Germany via Flatex

I would like to invest in ETFs via an online broker in Germany (I use Flatex). I would like to buy an ETF tracking the MSCI World Index. The two main options I am considering are Vanguard Total World ...
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Learn fundamental Analysis (example)

I'm completely new to stocks. I've already read The Intelligent Investor, One Up On Wall Street and another book for beginners about long term investing. My problem is that I don't know at all how to ...
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Number of buyers and sellers [duplicate]

If the number of buyers and sellers has to be equal, because when one buys other sells, then how come there are times of buyers or sellers markets? At any moment of trading what does it mean when the ...
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Why isn't my bankrupt stock trading at any price?

Yesterday, a company whose stock I own declared bankruptcy (dont worry I barely have anything in it.) I was curious to see what would happened to its stock price, but so far (2 hours 20 minutes after ...
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Correct calculation for determining real business book value per share?

I'm trying to calculate the real value of a business and, as an example, I picked Netflix. From their latest financial statements I can see that: Assets value is: $3,065,709,000 Liabilities value ...
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What causes the stock price to go really high even if the number of daily traded stocks are very low?

I was checking out a stock named Ruchi Soya, that went from 18-25 to 480 in maybe 2 months. But the daily traded stocks are very less in number. There were days the stock price hit the upper circuit ...
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How to tell whether an intra-day stock trend is about to reverse or not?

After I bought $3k worth of TSLA puts in the last ten minutes of the market today, I chickened out and sold them. My analysis was that the stock formed a double top pattern, albeit a vague one, so I ...
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What does “/” and “^” mean in ticker symbols? How to translate these symbols into yahoo?

I have downloaded a complete list of all NYSE stock symbols from the NASDAQ website here. As it turns out, many of these symbols are not recognized by the yahoo finance page. In particular, there ...
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What do these negative volumes on the price chart denote?

I keep on seeing these negative volume values on my price chart. In the example below it's showing volume as -2.04 M. As I understand volume, it denotes the total number of shares or any other ...
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Market Analysis Charts Using Gold as Currency (Y-Axis)? [closed]

I wish to analyze the historical value of individual assets in a wide range of asset groups; Commodities, Stocks, Bonds, Currencies, etc; in milligrams of Gold; using time as the x-axis and gold as ...
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Historical 52-week highs data source [closed]

I'm new to investing, but am very interested in the workings of the market. Does anyone know of a (preferably free) way to retrieve historical 52-week highs data? Specifically, I would like to analyze ...
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Consolidating small Stock holding over many companies

Over the years I have accumulated small stock holding across many companies; some of them are inherited as well. Now the problem is there are around 30 companies stock, with small holdings and values (...
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How does one go about investigating the potential future of a stock?

I tend to buy stock based on random information I've heard or read, or based on "emotional" decisions like interest in an industry or particular company. This sometimes works out, sometime sdoesn't. ...
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Are these ratios I calculated actually useful?

I have worked out a growth portfolio to backtest against the S&P 500. I am now trying to find the last few assets that are underperforming. Here is a backtest analysis (note that some funds have ...
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More selling volume but more aggresive buyer?

I was wondering something about supply and demand on a stock exchange. Suppose there is a higher selling volume than buying volume (1000 dollars vs 500 dollars). Normally the price should go down. But ...
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Why do people buy the stocks of companies that do not pay a dividend and do not have steady growth? [duplicate]

For example, consider an airline company like AIR FRANC KLM. It doesn't manifest steady growth to support the hope that share price would be higher in the future. At the same time it doesn't pay a ...
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Why is 8K Q4 income statement metrics be different from the difference between 10-K and the Q1-Q3 metrics?

For SEC filings, why would 8K income statement metrics be different from the 10-K metrics? Ie. share count reported in the 8K quarter 4 report is different from share count in 10-K Why can't you ...
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If low-cost index funds are considered the best investment, why are there so many high-cost, managed funds?

The general consensus is that the single best indicator of a fund's future performance is the its expense ratio (source). If you look for more than 5 minutes online you discover the Bogleheads ...
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Is there any way to understand all the codes/names/symbols that describe an individual stock?

Disclaimer: I am very new to investing, so please forgive me if my question is too naive and ambiguous. My problem that I don't understand how it is so complex to identify an individual stock. I ...
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Stock market: how to anticipate effect of volume on price

I started to learn about stock trading and I'm trying to crosscheck every concept with a real use case. hence, not sure I understood everything about volumes. Actually I'm going to take the example of ...
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Coronavirus crisis: why Microsoft & Amazon more resisting compared to Google? [closed]

just checking some stock prices: Google: 1530$ before the crises. now at 1100$ --> -28% Amazon: 2170$ before the crises. now at 1910$ --> -12% Microsoft: 190$ before the crises. now at 152$ --> -20% ...
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ISDA Master Agreement

I'm trying to understand some terms relating to an ISDA / International Swaps and Derivatives Association Master Agreement. I'm doing this so that I can analyse a company that provides FX services to ...
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How can US stocks change so much without any new company activity?

I follow the market every day. It is rushing to recover losses over the last few weeks. However, stock prices are not mirroring the actual activity of the companies, only because liquidity in ...
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Market Cap Calculation Based on Yahoo Financials

I am trying to calculate market cap based on outstanding shares and stock price for AAPL. I go to Yahoo Finance, https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/AAPL/balance-sheet?p=AAPL Quarterly view for 2019 Q4 ...

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