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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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Where to find stock stochastic oscillator? [closed]

Any someone recommend a good site to find reliable stochastic oscillator graphs? I have looked up online and couldn't find any good reliable source. Stochastic Oscillator can be very useful to find ...
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How does a stake sale affect a company's stock price?

I've read an article about a company I'm planning to invest in is planning to sell a 20% stake of the company to an unnamed "strategic investor". Proceeds of the sale will be used to "to fund loan ...
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Where I can find S&P 500 stock data history? [closed]

I want the history in excel format. Where can I find this?
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Stock pickers market?

I heard the term Stock Pickers Market today. What does this phrase imply? What other kinds of Markets are there?
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How can you correlate a company stock's performance with overall market performance?

How can you correlate a company stock's performance with overall market performance. Suppose if market are high from last day close and a stock of a specific company in negative [fallen from ...
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Dividend yield for multiple years?

I am looking for an indicator of percentage of dividend stocks about last 5 (?) years. It is easy to find info about dividend of last year (Dividend_yield but I cannot find an indicator for multiple ...
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What is the term for the quantity (high price minus low price) for a stock?

I believe my professor called this variant price, but I am not certain. Is there a standard term?
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Can I operate whole investing and trading in US stock exchange staying outside USA?

My sister has just gone to USA and will try to settle down. She wants to invest some money in US stock exchange. But she hardly have any idea of stock market. Now she wants me to operate her investing ...
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Using simple moving average in Equity

I have read about simple moving average. However I am still not able to analyse on how to use it in equity(Stocks). I have read about many SMA, 5 day SMA, 10 day SMA and 200 day SMA. However want ...
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institutional ownership — why is it so convoluted

Only money.stackexchange can clarify this for me. I'm trying to do due diligence on GoPro (GPRO). From what I can figure out, it has a total float of 123 million shares, of which only 18 million are ...
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Calculating Exponential Moving Average

I looked up EMA on wikipedia, but I could not understand the explanation. Can anyone break it down with an example ?
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Quantiative Easing fuels stock markets, but why? [closed]

I was recently told that stock markets in the US and EU has boomed as a result of quantitative easing, where the central banks has bought bonds with longer maturity to push the prices higher and ...
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Judge market efficiency from raw price action

Is it possible to judge just by tape reading and analyzing the price action, if a particular security in a particular market is efficient or not? I often read commentaries by experts that state that ...
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The number of times a stock hits a support / resistence area vs the chances of it breaking out

I've seen two contradicting claims from reputable authors: A: The more times a stock hits a support or resistance area the weaker it becomes (and the possibility of a breakout increases). B: The more ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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When is the best time to apply Straddle stock option strategy?

I have read that option traders use the straddle option strategy before the earning call approaching for a company. How many days close to the earnings call, the traders will buy the options? Is it ...
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Selling a call option

There has been a lot of discussion about selling a call option. I read a good number of explanations but I didn't get clarity on this. Let's say a stock is trading at $80 per share and I sell a Feb ...
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warrants and common stock

A company I have shares in recently announced underwritten public offerings of 10.6 million shares and warrants to purchase up to 10.6 million shares had priced. As a result, shares prices dropped ...
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When finding the expected return of a stock just by using the closing values how far back should you go?

You can find the estimated expected return of a stock today just by using the closing values but how far back do you go to find the expected return? Do you use all of the closing values since the ...
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BUY volume that raises the stock price significantly

The following is the chart for Apple on 12/31/2019. As I understand from the chart, the buyers are outpacing sellers, and at 3:00 PM, the stock jumped significantly due to large buying. My question ...
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Strike Price for Momentum stocks

A trader speculate that a momentum stock can go higher 10% - 20% in the next three months based on the history of it's fluctuations. It can go down also 5% from the current price in the next few weeks ...
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What are those dates of financial reports means?

There's graph showing the history of financial reports, for example the revenue. Each point has some date, what exactly that date is? Below are pictures of historical reports for revenue for MCDonald'...
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If operating cash flow yield of a company is negative along with revenue growth for current year , does that mean the company is in deep trouble?

I subscribed to one technical analytics service for the stock market. Here is one company whose fundamental indicators, I was looking at. Below is the fundamental analysis comparison of peer ...
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Does Motley Fool offer investment management services?

Does Motley fool do any investing on someone's behalf based on their recommendations? Can investing be done by someone on their website based on their recommendations?
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Flat lines in candlestick charts

I'm creating software that will perform technical analysis on stock data. I'm using single day sessions. I've noticed data where the open, close, high, and low prices are the same. When I pull these ...
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Yahoo Intraday RSI Calculation?

I'm trying to understand how Yahoo finance calculates the RSI intraday, what is the time frame, how many items in calculation, what is the price used, etc. I did not find any documentation or posts ...
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Automatic ASK price increase when it is reached

Numerous times I have seen the ASK price not increase when an OTC stock reaches that price which kills the upward momentum. Why wouldn't the ASK automatically increase?
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Identify good US bank stocks to invest based on Loan ratios

I am looking into investing in US bank stocks. What I know is banks collect interest on loans and pay interest on deposits. The difference is called "spread" which contribute to big part of bank's ...
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Bank - bad loan provision & bad debt written off [closed]

I am doing financial health analysis for banks. The health checks involved are: Bad Loan provisions > actual Bad Debts written off ? I check across financial statements, there are 3 related fields: ...
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How do I calculate Return on Equity using moneycontrol data?

I am just starting with the stock market and I find the terms in books/tutorials not exactly matching with the balance sheet values. I am trying to calculate Return on equity= Net Income/Avg ...
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What is the math behind Buffett's 2015 Per-Share Investments figure for Berkshire Hathaway?

Multiplying the $159,794 figure by 1.6m shares gets me $262,541,542,000.00. Here's what I did to try and reproduce that figure (amounts in millions): My attempt Which is about 10 billion dollars off....
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Stocks by sector on italian market? [closed]

I need the list of all stocks exchanged on italian market by sector: chemistry, goods. It would be enough the list of actions divided by sector. The aim is to study what are the "best" (in my ...
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What does a negative value mean for a liability on the London Stock Exchange Fundamentals page?

Take this page : http://www.londonstockexchange.com/exchange/prices/stocks/summary/fundamentals.html?fourWayKey=GB00B1YMN108GBGBXASQ1 Under non-current liabilities What does a negative value mean ...
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What should I look for when looking for stocks that are 'on-sale'?

Considering the stock market is down these days I want to invest money in mainly Large-Cap Stocks and hold them for the long-term. I was originally looking at P/E ratios being lower than average, but ...
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Testing my ADX calculator [closed]

I'm trying to program an Average Directional Index (ADX) calculator in python, however I don't know if it is correct since I'm still a bit shaky on the financial side of things. I haven't found an ADX ...
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What does it mean when Share price and volume sales aren't negatively correlated?

I recently had an old 401k error that resulted me getting an additional about 1k. Instead of rolling it into my main retirement accounts, I decided I would use it to start investing with a self ...
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How to calculate Price/Earnings - Price/Sales - Price/Free Cash Flow for given stock

I have few months of data for some company like opening, high, low, closing, volume . As given at https://www.google.com/finance/historical?q=NYSE%3ABME&ei=DSIeVtGMAYrvuATEsZfACA How to ...
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How to execute a large stock purchase, relative to the order book?

I am looking to buy my first stock, it is TLN, and I want to buy about 3300 stocks. Looking at the order book on yahoo, it looks like this: Bid Price Size 10.46 200 10.45 100 10.44 100 10....
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What kind of technical analysis and indicators available for mutual fund navs

In stock trading we have different types of tools such as candlestick, RSI, MACD, Parabolic SAR etc to analysis the trading. Is the same tools can be used for the technical analysis of mutual funds ...
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How to calculate P/E ratio for S&P500 sectors

I want to calculate the P/E ratio for the different sectors in the S&P500. To do this I'm dividing the sector's index price (found on their website) by the sector's earnings per share. When I do ...
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Where can one download or subscribe to end of day price data for Tokyo stocks? [closed]

I am looking for free sites to download end-of-day stock data for Tokyo stocks but my efforts have been in vain. The best hope was Yahoo Finance but it does not provide end-of-day data for Tokyo ...
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Do any publically available documents from IR or SEC include all patents the company holds?

What documents contain information about the specific patents a company holds for the sake of investors? For example, Apple Inc. 10k, states among other things: The Company currently holds rights ...
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Free cash flow and capex on morningstar.com

When looking at for example Netflix’s cash flow statements here http://financials.morningstar.com/cash-flow/cf.html?t=NFLX&region=usa&culture=en-US&ownerCountry=USA, there is a big ...