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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ZERO SUM GAME IN STOCK MARKET , whats ur perspective? [closed]

I think stock market is "SEMI" zero sum game. why "semi" because stock value itself can grow from inflation , dividend and new right issue price , etc. some people called it book ...
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European exchanges with largest array of indexes / passive ETFs? (low fees / not actively manged) [closed]

Seems to me that most banks and exchanges at least in Europe have very few ETFs and most have big fees. And I'm not sure how to dig for passive / low fee index funds, since as far as I can see there's ...
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How to access “exotic” foreign ETFs from mainland Europe? Like African AFK or Asian ETFs etc

It seems to me like 99% of the good stuff is available only in New York and Hong Kong or Singapore. In europe all the banks and exchanges either only have like 3 ETFs, or have insane fees (and also ...
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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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Who are the book-running (or is it bookkeeping?) managers for publicly offered stocks and how to reach them? [closed]

A particular company is doing a public offering of their stock. This is NOT an IPO because the company is already public and it looks like they want to improve their liquidity. In the related article ...
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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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Who actually “does” the options, and are there others?

Here's the popular AAPL stock: https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/AAPL What "is" "Apple stock" ? Well, it is a legal instrument created by Nasdaq. Apple "trades on" Nasdaq, ...
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Can I raise money in an IPO of my house?

I am thinking of getting some cash by selling shares of my house. Can I sell shares of my house in an IPO to raise some cash for myself? It would be super cool to ring the opening bell during the IPO ...
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Can the stock exchange expropriate my shares?

I paid the stock exchange $1200 for 10 shares of Apple. Do I get to keep these shares forever? Is there any chance that the stock exchange could use some powers of eminent domain to take away my ...
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Are companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange required to publish financial statements regularly?

The TSX Venture Exchange lists many small-cap and micro-cap companies. Are all these companies required by law to regularly make their financial statements available to the public? If so, are all ...
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Why does IB show Equinor ASA under STL@OSE if the OSE symbol is EQNR?

Equinor ASA says it's listed on NYSE as an ADR under the symbol EQNR and on the Oslo Stock Exchange with the symbol EQNR. However, when I try and search for "EQNR" on the Interactive Brokers'...
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How do you take profit from stock trading while keeping capital invested?

Suppose you buy stocks from company FOOBAR at price X. After a while, the price is Y = X * 1.25, so you decide you want to collect that 25% profit. You sell the stocks, cashing out your original X ...
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T, T+1, T+2 trading modes

Why are there different settlements modes T, T+1, T+2? why can't everything be settlement "today" T0? I understand what the difference is, but I don't understand why people did this and in ...
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How do locked markets get resolved in a low-volume market?

Consider a low-volume exchange-traded security that sometimes sees no trading volume for days on end. Examples of such securities are some bonds, preferred shares, SPACs, and ETFs listed on the NYSE ...
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Can I trade in off-hours and if not what does the graph shows in that case?

I new to trading and I would like to know why the graph of the stock after closing still follows a path up and down and why it is not a straight line. Can I trade using on the weekend using the gray ...
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How does stock exchange affect the company? [duplicate]

People invest in the company initially using an IPO. Now I don't understand how trading the stocks with others (who didn't participate in the IPO) would benefit the company. Also, why do the people ...
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PNK exchange - What are the differences between these Schneider Electric stock symbols?

Can someone help me understand the differences between all the stock symbols I found for Schneider Electric? I found three: Schneider Electric S.E. (SU.PA) PAR Schneider Electric S.E. (SBGSF) PNK ...
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Will orders be adjusted on the ex-dividend date if the stock “will not be quoted ex-dividend”?

Consider a stock that will soon pay a dividend, but the dividend announcement says that the stock "will not be quoted ex". Will the prices in the order book be adjusted on the ex-dividend ...
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Why would retail investors want to route their orders to specific stock exchanges?

I am a small retail investor, and I have an account at a zero-commission stock broker. The stock brokerage firm offers "direct routing", where I can choose to send my order to a specific ...
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Lot size for NASDAQ Equity options

I'm going to trade in NASDAQ equity options, please share link where I can find lot size of each equity option contract?
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Companies that list on an additional Stock Exchange

I am not sure if this question has been asked before. I have just started purchasing stock and have the following question: I have interest in purchasing shares of a company that has been doing very ...
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Given one ISIN, how can I get the list of all the stock exchanges on which it is traded, along with its ticker symbols if any?

Given one International Securities Identification Number (ISIN), how can I get the list of all the stock exchanges on which it is traded, along with its ticker symbols if any?
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Is there any stock exchange that doesn't use ticker symbols (a.k.a. stock symbols)?

I read on this answer by kurtosis: Stock tickers exist on most stock exchanges and are unique to an exchange or country. Is there any stock exchange that doesn't use ticker symbols (a.k.a. stock ...
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Is stock exchange order book data useful for retail investors?

I am a small retail investor, and I have a stock brokerage account. The stock brokerage firm is offering free real-time order book data for NASDAQ and BATS. I noticed that, as a standalone product ...
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When sending orders to exchanges, is there any sort of personal identifier that is associated with the order?

If I place an order to buy or sell a stock or futures contract through a regular retail brokerage, is there any sort of personal identifier that goes to the exchange along with my order? I don't ...
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Can off-exchange trades take place at prices outside the bid-ask spread?

Suppose the national best bid for an illiquid stock is $10, and the national best ask is $12. Alice wants to buy 1,000,000 shares, but the daily volume of the stock is lower than the amount she wants ...

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