Questions tagged [stock-markets]

The stock market is the community of individuals and corporations engaged in the buying and selling of shares of companies, called stocks, on the open market. Shares of stock are traded on a stock exchange and are tracked on indices such as the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq.

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Are all investors subject to lock-up period during the IPO?

The company receives its full funding amount during the IPO, where it sells its shares to institutional investors. Let's say it sold 1 million shares. Then, when the shares start trading on the ...
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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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How can stocks average price be lower than low price in a time period? [closed]

Take this stock as an example for 1 minute bar: Average $7.80 Open $7.98 Close $8.04 High $8.04 Low $7.96 How can the average price be lower than the lowest price in that time period? That would ...
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US stock market: Will there be free market depth data in the near future?

Currently (April 2021), it is easy to obtain the best bid and offer (NBBO) of a stock for free. One just has to use a mainstream financial website such as Yahoo Finance or even Google, and one can ...
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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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What is the difference between nifty and sensex? [closed]

I know that both of them are indices to predict the market but how are they different in their own way?
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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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I want to know by an example how prices in stock market changes [closed]

Let us 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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How to get Price of a Stock in different exchanges using yahoo finance

How to get the Price of a Stock in different exchanges using yahoo finance. For example, consider EEENF For US stocks: https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/EEENF?p=EEENF&.tsrc=fin-srch And I found for ...
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What is QYLD ? (NASDAQ: QYLD)

What is QYLD ? Please explain it to me. From my understanding QYLD is similar to ETF. But how do they make money ? How can they pay so much dividend ? I read this and still have no idea, can somebody ...
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In what ways is the NFT marketplace different from the stock market?

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are all the rage. Creators can create works for digital art (and other types of digital assets) and sell them online. The sales occur on a cryptocurrency exchange like ...
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Effect of savings plans

Putting it very simple, the price for a stock is mostly affected by the demand. There are other factors in play as well, but let's assume for this question it was actually that simple. For ETFs, there ...
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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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Understanding the spectrum of “SEC regimes”

I heard somewhere on a market commentary forum that the current SEC regime is "activist." I paused and tried to figure out what that meant, but I couldn't -- at least to a meaningful degree. ...
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What does it mean when there are gaps in historical stock aggregates (bars)?

For many less popular stocks, looking at historical data shows "gaps" for which there is no information. For example, here are a couple days in March at 1-minute granularity for such a ...
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Why is my stock making huge transactions between bid ask spread right at the end of the trading day [duplicate]

This company seems to keep things pretty quiet. It looks like steady accumulation whenever there is profit taking of a sell off. The past few days however, there have been some extraordinarily high ...
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Major things that US citizens (w/in the US) investing in foreign stocks/bonds need to consider from a taxation and legal POV?

What are (the most common / impactful) things that US citizens (living in the US) investing in foreign stocks/bonds need to consider from a taxation and legal POV (particularly those that US ...
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What happens when a market maker goes bankrupt during / as a result of an over-extended unsupported position?

The meme stocks have me thinking about the exchange backend. What happens when a market maker / money maker has an extreme position in a stock that is now unsupported by shares, just derivatives and ...
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What is a difference between “Tender Offer” and “Tender & Offer”?

Would someone be so kind to please answer me on two different questions: First: I'm aware tender offer has something to do with getting the stocks directly from shareholders, according to some ratio, ...
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Can a stock's Bid price be lower than the price of any active Limit Buy order?

Earlier today I decided to place a Limit Buy order for some stock for a target price somewhere in the middle of the Ask-Bid spread. Since the price of my order was higher than the Bid, I would have ...
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What is the benefit of buying a share

Absolute beginner question? Why should I buy a company's share? What am I entitled for? In a parallel universe I have managed to buy apple's 100 shares at $10 costing me 10X100 = $1000 and I came home ...
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Why Treasury Yield Bond 10 Years is rising? [closed]

A few questions on the Treasury Bond 10 Years: What is contributing to the rise of Treasury Yield Bond 10 Years? Is it caused by some economic activity like selling or buying bonds by the US Central ...
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What does it mean when a company issues options that would not expire until 3 years later?

I saw people discussing a stock that just issued options expired 3 years later. They said that would be an indication the stock would boost. Why does this work?
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How and when are CALL/PUT options executed if you're the seller?

Let's say there's a stock trading at $100 and you sell a PUT for $80 that expires the coming Friday. The stock drops to $75 by Tuesday. When are you actually forced to buy the stock? Does the option ...
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How do we estimate the pre-market opening price?

I am trying to determine how to estimate the pre-market opening price of a stock. Stocks trade in the main session from 9:30 to 16:00, then in after-hours from 16:00 to 20:00. I've always been taught ...
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Too Big To Fail, Question about the SEC and Bankruptcy

After watching the movie, I still couldn't understand the doubt and scare the SEC chairman had to ask Lehman to file for bankruptcy. Could someone explain why this was a problem to tell them straight ...
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Why are there two different XIAOMI Stocks? [duplicate]

I'd like to buy Xiaomi Stocks. When I search in my Brokers List, i find two different Stocks: ISIN:US98421U1088 Symb: 3CPA & ISIN:KYG9830T1067 Symb: 3CP I figured that this is with quite a lot of ...
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Is flipping a coin with good risk management profitable? [closed]

I researched many trading strategies online, and in books, and most of the strategies said that a good risk management system was possibly more important than the strategy itself. I heard phrases like ...
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What causes the huge drop and rise? [duplicate]

From the beginning of this month, the indexes go down significantly and then rise up significantly. Is it caused by institutions or billion dollar investors buy and sell stocks in billions? Or it some ...
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earning report: the importance of revenue vs. EPS

In the latest quarterly earning report, if revenue exceeds the expectation by 10%, but EPS is lower than the estimated EPS by 10%, is this a good or bad news for the stock? If the increase in general ...
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Which US treasury security is the most important

I have recently realized that the US treasury security has a big impact on the market. So, which security should I follow? Is the U.S. 10 Year Treasury Note rate the most important? Also, which ...
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Why is money for SPAC raised even before they have found a potential company to merge with?

From what I have understood, A SPAC shell co. is setup and raises funds through an ipo thereby getting a period of 2 years to find a company they can merge with. Is there a specific reason that it ...
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Live market data confusion

I have been exploring different data packages for a while and I learned that simply level 2 means top of the book (best bid/offer) for a specific exchange. In order to see other “worse” bids and ...
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What would happen if the number of active options is higher than the number of floating share?

I am learning the concept of Gamma Squeeze from The Motley Fool. Under the "Why options trading can create stock volatility" section, it is mentioned that for options trading: chances are ...
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How to analyse stock market and find best company? [closed]

I am asking this for Academic purpose. and would appreciate your help here and if there is any reference that can support your answers Here is the scenario There are 4 companies in the stock market A, ...
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Use-cases for stop-limit order where stop price is lower than limit price on Sell Order

I understand the typical use-cases mentioned on investopedia etc. for sell orders using stop-limit orders where the limit price is lower than the stop price e.g., Type: Sell Current Price: 50$ Stop ...
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Why invest in an index fund? [duplicate]

I want to start investing in the stock market (I am 26) and I am a bit confused about the advantages of index funds (I am sorry if my questions are very basics, but I just started learning about this)....
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Are stock symbols unique between US and Canada?

I am putting all the stock symbols in the database and would like to know if the symbols are unique between Amex/Nasdaq/NYSE/TSE (Toronto stock exchange)
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Acclererated settlment cycle: does t+0 benefit retail investors more than institutional investors?

In this report on accelerating the settlement cycle DTCC explains that a t+1 cycle could reduce the often unpredictable instrument-specific risks as well as order execution risks while still allowing ...
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How does the swap and collateral work in this context?

The ETC (exchange traded commodity) is backed by swaps. The payment obligations of the swap counterparties to the Issuer are protected by collateral held which is marked to market daily. The ...
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What does “collateral” mean for an ETC?

I am looking at different ETCs. I noticed that some ETCs have a collateral level of 50% and other may have 100%. What does this number entail? Is it basically how well the ETC will follow the ...
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Does any security market use real-time settlements?

I read on cnbc.com (mirror): Tenev also advocated for real-time settlement instead of two-day settlement in order to help combat some of the chaos that occurred during the GameStop saga. Does any ...
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Basic Stock Questions

Hi I'm new to stock trading and have a few questions: If I put in $100 into a stock, the stock rises and I take out $120, do I only pay taxes on that extra $20? If I put in $100 into a stock, can I ...
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Why has SoftBank increased less on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange than on the OTC market?

Living sometimes in Canada and sometimes in France, I use both Questrade and Degiro. My question relates to the following stocks: OTCMKTS: SFTBY (SoftBank on OTC Markets - with Questrade) FRA: SFT (...
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Buying real gold vs buying a stock that tracks the price of gold?

I want to invest in gold. I have two options: On an exchange like etoro, I can buy shares of a stock that tracks the price of gold. Or I can literally buy a gold bar. What's the better option? The ...
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If stock price is determined by what people are willing to pay then why is changing a stock price never an option for an average investor?

They say the stock price is determined by what the public is willing to pay for a given security. But the public never seems to have the option to raise or lower the price of a stock. For example, if ...
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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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fundamental analysis: the importance of revenue vs. net income

I know the revenue growth and net income growth are both important. A company releases a quarterly financial report that the revenue decreases 3% Y/Y, but the net income increases 72% Y/Y due to ...
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Why don't brokers take money today for pending buy orders?

It was in the news recently that RobinHood had to prohibit some customer orders due to a lack of liquidity. The explanation was that because brokers like RobinHood take orders today which are ...
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buy a stock during stock split [duplicate]

I see the following statement: "BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Jan. 19, 2021 — eXp World Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXPI), today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a 2-for-1 stock split in the ...

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