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for questions that relate to stock exchanges. A stock exchange is a form of exchange which provides services for stock brokers and traders to trade various securities.

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Can an online stock broker manipulate your bid and ask price?

I have been using Interactive Brokers for an year and a half now, trading stocks and cfds and I have been largely successful, almost 70% return on my investment. The spread between the bid and ask ...
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Is market frozen when orders are executing

Looking around I haven't found an answer to this simple question. My understanding: When the bid price exceeds the ask price (can you call this negative spread?) then orders start to execute. ...
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Spreads on taker-maker exchange

Intuitively, I feel that, for a given stock traded on 2 exchanges with different price structure (i.e., exchange A is maker-taker, exchange B is taker-maker), the spread should be wider on exchange B (...
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Is there a way to find out which stocks are scheduled to be delisted?

Often there are buyouts or corporate actions or other reasons that cause a stock to be removed from an exchange (delisted). Given a specific company and specific situation, it's often possible to ...
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Can unlimited liability companies be present at the stock exchange?

One day my lawyer told me to pay a big attention to the legal form of the company I invest. Generally, there are limited and unlimited liability companies. In limited one, in case of bankruptcy I ...
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Do I need a day trader account if I need to buy at today's close and sell at tomorrow's close everyday? [closed]

I am working on an algorithm for swing trading where I buy at the close today and sell at the close tomorrow. It worked well in the simulations that I ran but I would like to test it in the real ...
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Why don't options exchanges allow limit orders to include delta?

Since all options price models predict a delta (i.e., the theoretical ratio of option price change to underlying stock price change), I'm guessing most options investors and market makers are ...
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Should retail investors study exchange rules?

The NYSE has just shy of ten-thousand rules in their rule book. That ain't exactly light reading material either. If a retail investor is an active trader on NYSE, how well should they have studied ...
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What % of the average daily volume of a stock can be purchased without affecting the price of the stock significantly? [closed]

If I'm aiming to buy a stock at close and sell it at close tomorrow, speculating that the price will increase by then, how many shares can be purchased without affecting the price of the stock such ...
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Identifying the market of a stock

I am completely new to stocks, but i want to try to buy stock from another market - other than my country. So how can i figure out data for a particular stock? Even the most basic, how can i find, ...
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Why would a long term option contract that's “in the money” trade at exactly the difference between strike and stock price?

A stock currently trades at $70.05 has the following option contract: 3/1/2019 $44 call The bid of this call is $26.05 which is the call's intrinsic value (the difference between $70.05 and $44.00)...
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Portugal's stock market vs France's stock market [closed]

I am 23 years old and I'm just diving in to the world of investing in stocks and funds. I wonder if it would be worthwhile to invest in French stocks. My father has invested for about 15 years and ...
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What value do I add buying stocks in the secondary market?

I'm trying to understand some fundamentals of what it means to invest in the stock market. This question and the answers have been helpful to me: Why does demand for stock rise when a company appears ...
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what kind of stock graph is this?

this is the same pic with time frame I found this stock,but it has an unusual candlestick pattern,it is a pennystock.
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Stock trading, where does the extra money go? [closed]

Lets say I put a limit buy order for 10 stocks at $10 each ($100 total). Now the lowest Ask price is $9, and they are selling 9 stocks. The second lowest price is $11. What happens and does the ...
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Why should stock markets exist at all? [closed]

I am researching an alternative possibility for the stock exchange or even an economy without the stock exchange. Companies issue shares to people. These shareholders become % "owners" of the company....
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Is market order a special kind of limit order?

Is market order a special kind of limit order: is a buy market order equivalent to a limit order with very high (e.g., 10x trading price) buy price.
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Is there benefit in waiting for a stock market to open?

I am planning to purchase shares of a particular company that produces electricity using renewable wind power. The share price after market closure yesterday was 13.60. The price has been remarkably ...
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How to obtain information from Transfer Agents about current number of outstanding shares?

When a public company, for example, Neovasc (NVCN), did an offering back in 2017, they have Computershare Trust Company of Canada as their transfer agent. Each time warrants get exercised the transfer ...
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How to check I own a stock not involving a broker

I want to check whether stocks I bought with my online broker are really mine. Obviously I can use my broker's desktop application, web-site, or go to their office and ask. The question is: "Is ...
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How to close Indian Demat account?

I am unable to close my Demat account, as I hold few shares of a company which is no longer traded in the market, my dp advised I have to transfer it to another Demat account if I wish to close it, I ...
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What if company total share value are more and assets are less

Suppose If any company have $10m total valueation and issue the shares than when company have total $12m value but shares are selling at more than that value does it affect anything or is it illegal ...
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How do NYSE de-listings unfold?

If a stock gets de-listed from the NYSE, then I would guess that it is done secretly because if prior notice was given, then obviously there would be panic selling. Also, anyone who knew about the de-...
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How are buys executed? [duplicate]

Looking at any given stock, I can see top ten Sellers (cheapest first) and top ten Buyers (highest first). Question is.. does the top buyer buy down through the seller list until satisfied, then buyer ...
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How is the spread devided between buyer, seller and market maker? [duplicate]

For a given stock, if: a seller places a sell limit order at 100 dollars; a buyer places a buy limit order at 200 dollars; At what price will the transaction be executed and who will pay/get how ...
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Bought stock at higher price than current price

I wanted to buy stock ABCD at a price of 880. The current price was 900. When I bought, I set 980 instead of 880 and it was fully executed. I don't understand how it is possible to buy stock at a ...
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How to find stock exchange symbols (not security symbols)? [closed]

I have been searching high and low, but couldn't find a comprehensive list. How can I find symbols for the different exchanges? I am not looking for the symbol of a security like AAPL for Apple Inc, ...
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Deviation between European and American Stock exchanges

I live in Germany and I am trading stocks for around 6 months. My favorite stocks so far are mainly the big tech companies that we all know (Alphabet, Amazon) as well as the according indices (e.g. ...
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If I buy and sell a zero commission stock, would I lose any money?

If I were to use Robinhood for zero commission stock trading, does that mean that if I were to buy $100 dollars in a stock and immediately sell it I wouldn't lose any money? I'm trying to make sure I ...
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Questions about Multi Exchange Listed Equities

I hold a position in a Canadian oil stock that is on the TSX as well as the NYSE. I read this post: Are stocks only listed with one exchange in one place? but still had some questions Are Multi ...
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Functional Question About Maker/Taker Markets

I have a question about the workings of a maker-market. This works for basically any product, but the example is quite nice for cryptocurrencies (due to their high volatility). Consider a (fictitious)...
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What happens when multiple bids comes against ask? [duplicate]

If multiple same bid/ask orders come against ask/bid orders, how to select the ask/bid? Is there any algorithm for selecting for the same?
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What happens when bid and ask orders expire?

I understand what bid and ask are, but I want to know whether they have any expiration date. If both have, what happens when both expire?
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In trading, what will be the ticker market price, ticker top buy and top sell value if order matches with multiple orders?

If a buy order matches with multiple sell orders say 50 orders in one go, then when will the ticker top buy / top sell / market price will change? a) After buy order matches with first sell order? or ...
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Reading depth charts and mathematics of price determination

This is a very basic question, and I apologize if this is the incorrect space to ask about the subject of mathematics applied to computational output of price for stocks; however, I am wondering how '...
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What happens if a market order is not fulfilled completely?

In trading, if a market order is not fulfilled completely then what happens to remaining unfilled quantity?
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Is there a way to do high frequency trading without paying per-trade fees?

Assuming one wanted to be able to make a high volume of trades, maybe even automated trades set up by a program/algorithm, what would the logistical requirements be? Are there brokers that offer ...
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Is there protection against typos or wrong use of online stock trade systems for private persons

This is more a question out of interest, not for a specific case. If there are regional differences regarding the answer, I am more interested in Central Europe (Germany) than elsewhere. I have not ...
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What exactly is the difference between a clearing house and a counterparty clearing house?

I know this may sound like a stupid question but I have not yet found an adequate definition of the two that can clearly tell me the difference between them.
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How to find a broker / market where to buy a certain stock?

I know a certain stock can have a different ticker based on the market where it's traded (Wall Street, Frankfurt, Milan,...). What I don't know is : how do I identify the market (and possibly the ...
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Is it better to buy U.S ADRs or stock in native stock exchange for a foreigner?

Suppose a foreigner, say someone from Singapore, wants to buy BHP Billiton which is listed on both U.S and Australian exchanges. Where should he buy BHP for maximum financial gain? Should it be buying ...
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Best price or exact match, How market order would be matched when all are limit orders? [duplicate]

Suppose, there is a Limit sell order with Limit Price : 21, Qty : 21000 then another new Limit sell order placed as below Limit Price : 20, Qty : 200 Now if a new limit buy order placed as below,...
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What would be the filled cost when limit order gets executed? [duplicate]

Suppose, User A has Buy limit order with Rs.15 and User B has sell limit order with Rs.10, Then what would be the filled cost for the trade? Will it be 10 Rs or 15 Rs?
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Why do some options trade in 5 cent increments?

SPXU appears to not be effected by TSPP, as I see bid ask prices for penny increments. I'm not sure any other definitive way to tell without actually attempting to enter an order. However, options ...
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Why does a decrease in tick size lead to lower payments for order flow? [closed]

As stated in the question: When the minimum tick size in the US was decreased, the payments for order flow also decreased. Why is this the case?
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How is there a market for shares that get destroyed on sale?

After the spin-off of Hamilton Beach Brands from NACCO Industries I now own an equal number of A and B shares of Hamilton. Now here's the thing; the B shares have an interesting provision wherein they ...
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Confusion/Misunderstanding over the maker/taker fee mechanism

Sorry if this question is noobish. I thought I had the maker/taker fee mechanism figured out (already existing question at Maker taker fees - can somebody explain in plain english?); apparently I was ...
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After Hours S&P 500

I know that while major stock markets are closed, many instruments continue trading overnight. I imagine that some of these instruments track the S&P 500. Is there some easy way to follow these? ...
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How are option contracts enforced?

Option contracts (this question also applies to futures) on exchanges are required, legally, to at least put an option margin of 50% to cover some collateral. However, if things go as expected for the ...
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What does “netting” mean in this passage?

I am not english native speaker, I am Italian. What is the meaning of "netting" in this passage? Clearing the process of transmitting, reconciling and, in some cases, confirming payment ...