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What does volume and huge daily price increases say about stock prices?

Stock A has low and consistant daily volume (as in, the daily volume doesn't differ much day to day), and rises slowly and steadily from $30 to $40 in 2 months. There are no news relating to Stock A ...
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How to Calculate S&P Monthly Average Closing Price?

When I look at monthly S&P 500 prices at a site such as Multpl, they state "all prices are monthly average closing prices." e.g. https://www.multpl.com/s-p-500-historical-prices/table/...
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Websites show different EPS numbers

I'm a newbie here. This is my first post. I would appreciate it if someone will help me. I'm a bit confused about EPS values. For example, Nvidia's Oct 2020 earnings: TradingView shows: EPS Est. 2.58 ...
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Whats the difference between float and volume or are they the same thing?

Hi I'm still learning and want to know whats the difference between float and volume or are they the same thing? Thanks in advance
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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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Impact of Open Interest or Volume to the Price

The following is the Option Chain for the symbol UBER. There is a high Interest for 40 CALL. There is less interest for 40 PUT. My questions are: What is the difference between VOLUME and OPEN ...
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What does these long wicks mean in a candle stick chart?

What are the long low wicks mean in the following chart? They are highlighted in yellow. The volume stat for the highlighted middle one is given below:
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Calculations for stock market target price?

I'm looking at various stocks on finance websites and noticed that some of them don't have a 1-year Target price. How can I calculate estimated target price of a stock myself based on the company's ...
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Why are OHLC values inconsistent across different quote data providers?

When I compare values [open, high, low, close] between alphavantage.co and api.iextrading.com, there are 'inconsistencies' between values. I am wanting to better target support and resistance levels, ...
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Volume of S&P500

According to the page on Yahoo Finance, the volume of S&P 500 is 1,813,371,531. What is the meaning of this "volume"?
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What does Jim Simons signify by “stocks don’t double in a day”?

Source: D. T. Max. “Jim Simons, the Numbers King.” The New Yorker, December 18 & 25, 2017 Issue He hired another mathematician, whom he’d met at the I.D.A., and they began to create models that ...
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Create a candlestick chart from past transactions

I have been logging the buy/sell transactions for bitcoin on a specific exchange and I'd like to create a candlestick chart from it. Instinctively, I think I should decide on an time interval and ...
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Calculating the value of an investors inventory

This is most likely a very trivial question but I thought I should ask since I have no one to talk to about it and also since a google search failed to turn anything up (I also searched this forum but ...
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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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Uni-Select (UNS.TO) Market Cap Incorrect?

Looking at the Uni-Select stock listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (UNS.TO), share price is $31.85. Shares outstanding is listed as 21,295,405 from the company's website (http://uniselect.com/en/...
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Call option- premium fall with rise in spot price

The premium of the below call keeps falling although the price is increasing and it still has more than a month until expiry. The current spot price is 392. Shouldn't the in the money strike premium ...
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Is a robo-adviser worth the risk?

I've seen a lot of talk lately about robo-advisers that manage stock portfolios for minimal expenses. The expenses are usually paid by ETF's. I am not very well versed in all this stock and ...
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Calculating the Free Cash Flow (FCF)

I'm working on fundamental analysis on a public company, and am trying to calculate the Free Cash Flow for Facebook (FB) for the latest quarter - ending Sep 30, 2015, as shown below and would like to ...
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Where can I get a list of all Stocks that were acquired or went bankrupt

I'm looking for a list of stocks from 2005 - present that were delisted from Nasdaq/NYSE due to being acquired/going bankrupt/going private/etc. Where can I get such data online (free or paid)?
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Why does heavy volume indicate the strength of a trend?

When a reversal occurs on a chart on a heavy volume, it is supposed to signal the beginning of a strong reverse trend. For example, if a security was trending upwards and then it moves down on heavy ...
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As a person managing a small investment portfolio, does it make sense to focus most of my research on small cap / micro cap stocks?

I Found a compelling argument that people managing smaller portfolios should focus their research on smaller cap companies < 5 billion, even < 1 billion market caps. They usually only have 1 arm ...
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FCF Calculation Discrepancy

I'm trying to calculate the Free Cash Flow (FCF) for a some public companies. My understanding is that the FCF formula is: FCF = [Operating Income] - [Taxes] + [D&A] - [Chg in NWC] - [CapEx] I am ...
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Does Earnings Per Share factor in cost of capital/debt?

If a company has ongoing debt (loans, etc.), is the cost of servicing that debt subtracted from revenue when EPS is calculated? Put another way: If you had 2 stocks: S1, S2, and everything else was ...
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Investment decision help: How does Bill Ackman invest his own money? [closed]

As we all know that Warren Buffet invest had almost all of his wealth in Berkshire stocks, I am doing some research around Pershing Square Holding https://pershingsquareholdings.com, When looking at ...
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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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How to find out the ratio of speculators to hedgers?

When investing, I would like to find out the ratio of speculators and hedgers that are in the market. For some market, such as commodity, I guess you can make an educated guess, yet for many other ...
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Under standing bought deals

I'm having trouble grasping the concept of bought-deals. Could someone give me a quick explanation and help analyze the following situation? "Goodfood Market Corp. ("Goodfood" or the "Company") (TSX:...
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Discounted Cash Flow Model - Getting Started

I'm trying to create a DCF model for GlaxoSmithKline, but I'm struggling with some of the figures. According to Shares Magazine the net profit for 2018 is £1,345m ((sharesmagazine.co.uk/shares/share/...
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Differing Trailing PE Ratios Yahoo Finance and Reuters and Industry PE

For example, consider XRX. Is the differing PE Ratio of between Reuters and Yahoo Finance simply because one made a mistake? Ideally, I'd like Reuters' answer to be correct since they display ...
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Understanding a Cashflow 2017 10-K statement

First time post question on this platform, let me know if I shall move to the quantitative finance or this is the right place afterall. I am reading Analog Devices 10-K and could not really wrap my ...
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Meaning of 10-year treasury note price change

At this moment, WSJ quotes 10-year T-note as below: Price: $100 3/32 Price change: -2/32 (-0.08%) Question 1: Where does the -0.08% change come from? To me, it seems the old price is 100 5/32. ...
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Why does high frequency trading remove small bid-ask spreads?

"The major benefit of HFT is it has improved market liquidity and removed bid-ask spreads that previously would have been too small." - Investopedia "The size of the bid-ask spread from ...
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Announcement of rights offering (above market price) causing stock price increase [duplicate]

I am befuddled by the announcement of a rights offering in which stockholders were given the right to purchase the stock at a price of 5.50$ when the market price was at 4.40$. This seemed very ...
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What were the main causes of the spike and drop of DRYS's stock price?

DryShips Inc. (DRYS) started off at $1 million per share, ballooned up to a few million per share between 2007-2008, then it declined dramatically from there. Now it's going for a few dollars. What ...
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Will the number of shares in market increase when Venture Capitalists sell their shares?

In my understanding, the shares issued to the public during IPO is from a different set of pie and the shares issued to VCs during series round of funding is from a different set of pie. So after IPO, ...
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Why would the price of a stock remain steady after a private placement announcement?

I'm a novice investor and ran across something that I don't understand. I own shares of Aureus and recently found this notice; On June 15, 2016, Aureus announced a private placement (the "Private ...
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How can I find out what is the total US markets dividend payout of all companies in 2015?

I'm writing a paper and couldn't find a good source for what is the total dividend payout of all companies in the US markets in 2015. Where can I find numbers for this?
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NYSE exchange company selling stock to raise funding

When a DOW company offers a large number of stock for sale to raise funding for growth projects does price of existing shares general go up or down
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company market capitalization to total (annual) stock market capitalization [closed]

I have a panel dataset with 13 countries and 10 years (1999-2009). I'm trying to calculate share/percentage of the average firm market capitalization to average stock market capitalization for each ...
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Calculating net investment portion of Discounted Cash Flow (DCF)

I am trying to calculate free cash flow and conduct DCF analysis. How do you calculate the net investment as per DCF Analysis: Forecasting Free Cash Flows | Investopedia for Microsoft in 2012? The ...
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Is there a Limit Order to buy long if the price RISES (not falls) to a specific value?

I trade with Interactive Brokers. I want to buy at the Close in one of the following scenarios. The scenario depends on the indicator that I'm using. First scenario: Assume that the price is ...
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what is the timezone that yahoo uses for stock information

Sites such as yahoo show historical data for stocks. They show stocks for all different stock markets. When they show information for a day for example the hong kong stock market, are those dates ...
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Resources for real time market intelligence

What are the best resources to obtain real time news that have a direct impact on the markets? If Im trying to research in the pre-market hours for the most up-to date information that will move ...
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Bonus issue - Increasing share capital

A company wants to issue 1,000,000,000 bonus shares as fully paid up on a 1:1 basis (one bonus share for one existing share held). The company says it needs to increase the authorised share capital ...
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Where Can Deutsche Bank Stock Opinions Be Found?

I have been looking for Deutsche Bank stock opinions with little success. All I could find was on finviz.com where If I search for a stock it will mention if Deutsche Bank has an opinion.
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Historical data files for NYSE/NASDAQ daily open/close price data?

is there a place to get free access to NYSE/NASDAQ historical daily open/close data? Perhaps going back like 10 years? I'm more interested in the DOW and NASDAQ 100 data for this range, not ...
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Where to find free Thailand stock recommendations and research?

I have a portfolio which consists of Thai stocks and I need inputs on how to re-balance them. Where could I get free recommendation/research about Thai stocks? Thank you very much!
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How to find out the IPO lockup period?

Is there a way to find out the IPO lockup period of a recent public company? Could I find this information in the S1 document? If so, where exactly should I look for in the S1 document?
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Profit Brought forward

While reading the annual report, of a company in which i'm interested, i stumbled upon the notion of Profit Brought forward in the proposed of appropriation section of the report. It goes like this : ...
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P/E Ratios. - the spread and outliers

The average P/E ratio of companies is 55 (just an assumption). The p/e ratio is the mean of a sample of comparable companies, but what is the spread of p/e ratios, and have the outliers been excluded? ...

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