Questions tagged [stock-exchanges]

for questions that relate to stock exchanges. A stock exchange is a physical entity that provides services for stock brokers and traders to buy and sell securities.

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Does the difference between a marketable limit order's price and the bid-ask price influence the priority of the order?

A stock is $10 bid and $11 offered. Alice places a marketable buy limit order with a limit price of $12 per share. At exactly the same time, Bob places a marketable buy limit order with a limit price ...
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How to go about a cost-effective one-time sale of shares?

I have no real experience of trading in shares, but I have inherited some, and I'd like to find out how to go about selling them. There are a few specific considerations to my case: I have a physical ...
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Stock Volume and Price Trend from Local Exchange

As i see, while trading you can look at price charts and trading volume to make some guess of price trend. This may or may not work. But every time we look at the trends, they are from our local stock ...
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How do you overcome the boredom (and loneliness) of Forex day trading? [closed]

I have two trading plans which I use to day trade in the Forex market for 2 hours a day (8-10 am UK time). Usually I will have between 2-4 valid trading signals each day. I have made more than 80 ...
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How does stock trading work in Brunei without a stock exchange?

Brunei does not have a stock exchange (source), although there are public companies in the country. For example, BIBD, whose last traded price was $2.15 on 2021-05-13. How does stock trading work in ...
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Difference between stock markets exchange for a stock

I saw a variation of this answered a few times. I wanted to use the example of Reliance Industries (India) On DEGIRO you find it listed under Frankfurt stock exchange and London Stock Exchange with ...
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Purchasing international stock or OTC F share equivalent?

I asked this question and got a great response by Flux, now I am faced with another dilemma: Purchase the OTC F share or the "original" on the respective exchange? My broker is Fidelity, ...
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OTC stocks and their foreign stock exchange equivalent

Do OTC stocks trade similarly to their foreign exchange equivalents? I'm looking at a company that is not available for US investors on the ASX, but it has ticker on the OTCQX. My broker shows me ...
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What is the relevance of price-time priority when each stock trades on many stock exchanges?

The majority of stock exchanges seem to arrange limit orders by price-time priority. This makes sense when each stock trades on only one stock exchange. If my limit order is the first in line on that ...
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How prices in stock market changes in accordance with demand and supply [duplicate]

Let's assume there is a listed company x. Currently it has 100 shares issued to trade in free float market. Current price of stock is let say 10. Now please let me know if I purchase one share of ...
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Why does a stock exchange need a clearing firm?

I see on wikipedia that "DTCC settled the vast majority of securities transactions in the United States and close to $1.7 quadrillion." OK, so it seems that DTCC is the clearing house that ...
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Must I to pay a 2% commission if I invest in a mutual fund via an online broker?

If I invest in mutual funds via one of the online brokers; such as Interactive Brokers, Fidelity, Vanguard, etc.; do I need to pay a 2% commission to the exchange in which the shares are bought? If so,...
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How some broker make revenue without collecting commission?

I am stock Broker who helps other stock investor by selling and buying their stocks with an exchange some amount of commission (like 5% on their profit). But I don't understand how other stock Broker ...
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How does the broker benefit from shorting stock?

As I understand it, shorting works by borrowing stocks from someone (usually a broker). Then you sell those stocks to someone else. Later if the price of stock goes down, you buy the stocks at cheaper ...
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Trading stock with very large B/A numbers. How are buyers and sellers selected?

Look at some funny stocks with really high volume (in the billion), I see that for some of them the number of bids and asks (B/A) are enormous (for some, in the hundred of millions). I'm wondering how ...
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Will the stock holding period change from long term to short term when I add more shares into the stock?

After searching the internet,I found no answer. For example, in USA, I purchased 100 shares of Apple stock two years ago and then purchased another 100 shares last month, will my holding period start ...
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Where is my buy stop-limit order located?

Current stock price is $9 and I want to send in a buy limit order for $10.10 after price reaches $10.05? When I create and submit such order, how close to the exchange does it get before it stops ...
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What happened to the shares in this company?

I own some shares in a company OAS that was delisted from Nasdaq. It went to trade at OTC under ticker OASPQ. It later underwent a reorganization (Chapter 11) and is back trading at Nasdaq under its ...
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Are counterfeit shares and the “short ladder attacks” purporting to use them, real?

Are counterfeit shares and the "short ladder attacks" purporting to use them, real? Hi, long-time SE user here. As I would like to attract users with actual industry experience or expertise, ...
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Which limit order will be filled first?

I'm trying to understand which of the following limit orders would be filled first. Let's say for argument's sake stock X is $11.00, person A makes a limit buy for 1 stock X at $10.00 at 10:00am ...
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Could anyone clarify the role of the clearing corporation (DTCC) vs. the role of Stock Exchanges?

I am a bit confused as to why DTCC is needed in the market. For instance, if I want to buy (as a retail investor) a stock listed under NYSE, does my broker ever have to deal directly with the NYSE or ...
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How is settlement risk shared between exchange, clearing broker, and clearing house?

As I understand it a trade works as follows. A buys from B on an exchange. Instead of a direct exchange, A and B report the trade to their clearing brokers. The clearing brokers then submit the trades ...
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Who is liable when a short seller goes bankrupt?

Suppose a hedge fund that's short on a bunch of shares goes bankrupt. As I understand it, shorted shares are borrowed (because naked shorts are illegal) so I'm guessing the lender will lose money just ...
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Should we do sip investment through hdfc amc account or hdfc securities

I have recently open my DMAT account on HDFC Securities. I can purchase or shell share from here. Even I can purchase SIP from here but it is regular growth not director growth. Then I read on some ...
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How do option exchanges make money on profitable long call?

When invoking a profitable long call as a trader, how does the options exchange (eg: NASDAQ) make any money? Per my understanding, the only "fees" that I pay is the premium for purchashing ...
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can I trade stocks in IEX with Interactive brokers?

I have accounts in a couple brokerages. I trade stocks just fine, however I miss any good understanding of some fundamentals, and how things work under the hood. I'm confused about stocks being traded ...
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move a stock to another stock exchange

if a company is traded in 2 stock exchanges, and my broker allows me to buy the stock in both exchanges, is it possible to buy the stock at 1 exchange and move to the other? does it matter if the 2 ...
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When selling stocks at a stop-loss price during a crash, who do I actually sell them to?

Consider a situation where a stock that was performing normally for a while crashes, say because news about a catastrophic development in the company become public. The share price drops from USD 85 ...
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Why do we need a depository and clearing center today?

I imagine that Back In The Day, the depository kept real securities in some safe and gave physical receipts about the presence of such a quantity of funds in such an account. Today, though, all ...
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What determines the price that is displayed by an exchange for a security?

From my understanding, a security's prices are published by the exchange on which it is trading. How do the exchanges determine what price to publish? Is the displayed price simply the latest fill ...
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Where to find list of full name (NOT abbreviations!) of stock exchanges where particular enterprises has their stocks in? [closed]

Would anyone be able to help with the question in title? So far I only know Bloomberg and their ''Stocks'' menu and it's corresponding fields to search the public enterprises with publicly traded ...
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What explains minute time frame stocks gaps?

Gaps (the difference between the close and open prices of two consecutive periods) between two days can be understood by the many events that may happen between the market closing and the market ...
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Confusion on Bid vs. Ask and Spread; Profits

Stock A has a bid price of $100.08, an ask price of $100.10 and a last trade price of $100. I take that to mean that if I buy the stock at $100.10 then I will have lost a total of two cents. How does ...
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How are stocks less than $1 able to trade on NYSE for more than 6 months?

Stocks like Oragenics (NYSE:OGEN) has been trading below $1 for more than 6 months now. I’m curious as to why they have not yet been delisted? Doesn’t the NYSE require stocks to be traded over $1, and ...
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Why doesn't every successful trade appear on the Level 2 order book?

I have noticed that not every successful trade appears on the Level 2 order book. Particularly for illiquid shares. Take the example below, where the book is filled with Market Makers. A lot of the ...
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What is the time zone Yahoo Finance uses for crypto close prices?

I am using the yfinance (Yahoo Finance API) library to retrieve crypto prices (e.g. ETH-USD). I am trying to figure out when the next line (i.e. current day or previous day) will be available. In ...
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How does clearing house deal with such cases?

Imagine that I entered short into futures contract for asset "A" at the price 100 USD. Lets say that on the other side John went long. Contract expires in one year. I don't use leverage and ...
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How do companies benefit from increase of shares value in the stock market? [duplicate]

I am completely ignorant on the subject and am trying to understand the fundamentals of finance in order to better understand some topics for example how the exchange market works. This is what I ...
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Is the stereotype of a businessman shouting “SELL!” and “BUY!” into a telephone in any way attached to reality?

In numerous cartoons and whatnot, you see a rich businessman shouting "BUY!" or "SELL!" into a telephone. Sometimes, it's just that, and sometimes, they may shout the slightly more ...
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How do stock exchange specialists deal with opening auction imbalances?

I am having some problems understanding stock exchange opening auction imbalances. In Trading and Exchanges by Larry Harris, section 24.5.7 The Market Open, page 508: Specialists conduct the opening ...
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Has anyone done the process of starting an LTD to trade stocks in the UK? What is required?

I have stocks into a personal account. As you can imagine, if I want to sell and buy during ups and downs, I'll have to account for tax every time I make a profit, even though this is fully reinvested ...
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Are internet brokers selling actual shares in company or some kind of derivatives?

There are many international brokers that provide services to non-US residents, like Interactive Brokers, TD Ameritrade, etc. However I wonder if they are letting their customers to buy actual stocks, ...
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Three black crows followed by a three inside up in an uptrend [closed]

I am new to stock trading and is interested in reading trends. Recently, I looked at ANTM with a three black crows trend followed by a three inside up trend on an uptrend. From what I have learned, ...
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Why there are lot of 100 shares packs in Stock Exchanges?

I just checked live Bid/Ask Quotes for XPeng Inc (XPEV) in Nasdaq website and i notice that there are lot of 100 volume trades. Also i chekced other stocks and they also have same trades of 100 volume....
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Why would companies agree to offer permanent co-ownership to shareholders? [closed]

When a company issues shares, I understand how it would make sense for it to pay potential dividends if I purchased shares and thus enabled it to use my money to conduct business and make a profit. ...
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What is the minimum share price for TSX Venture Exchange listings?

The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) does not have a specific minimum share price requirement. What about the TSX Venture Exchange? Does it have a minimum share price requirement for its listings? Note ...
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What are the differences between NASDAQ market participant types?

I was looking at the list of NASDAQ market participants: ftp://ftp.nasdaqtrader.com/symboldirectory/mpidlist.txt From Symbol Look-Up/Directory Data Fields & Definitions, section "Market ...
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What is the difference between payment for order flow and ECN rebates?

In both payment for order flow and ECN rebates, one gets paid for providing liquidity. What is the difference between payment for order flow and ECN rebates? Are ECN rebates a type of payment for ...
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How common stock equity related to number of share outstanding?

Recently, I check Facebook information about shares as below: Facebook balance sheet According to the definition, the common stock equation is represented as : Number of Outstanding Shares = Number of ...
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Why would I participate in a stock exchange's opening and closing auctions?

During the trading day, stock exchanges function as continuous trading markets. The exceptions are the opening and closing auctions. Opening and closing auctions are call markets. As a small retail ...

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