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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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Where can I find Industry Standard Stock Prices?

I'm taking up Business Finance and part of my research project is to compare my assigned company's yearly stock prices to the industry standard. However, I do not know where to find this nor am I ...
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Calculate stop loss

---- Preface ---- I am not sure if this is the correct place to post this kind of question. If not, please let me know, and I will remove it. If you need any clarifications or require more ...
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WEG S.A. - from where I can buy the stocks ( BVMF: WEGE3 )

I am located in Europe (Bulgaria) and the only languages which I can use are Bulgarian and English. For years I am unsuccessfully trying to buy this stock of www.weg.net , but it seems not possible. ...
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Can someone explain this discrepancy in Air France stock price vs. Air France ADR price?

So recently Air France decided to issue lots of new shares, to raise money, making its stock price plummet on the Paris exchange by more than 60%: https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/AF.PA?p=AF.PA&....
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The listing price of a stock

I was creating python model of hypothetical stock with market cap MC having S outstanding shares whose current price is CP. the intention was to create a chart for technical analysis and understand ...
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When a company sells a subsidiary or some of its assets, does the market reacts negatively? [closed]

When a company sells a subsidiary or some of its assets to pay off debts or refinance, does the market reacts negatively? I assume it is always negative as it reduces the company size and indicates ...
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Market sell order executed at a higher price than existing limit order in a very illiquid market for an illiquid stock

First off, please bear in mind that this is a very rare scenario for a very illiquid stock in an illiquid market. Let's say the lowest ask price for the stock is 10.00 atm and there's no bid order ...
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How is the actual stock transaction price determined? [duplicate]

Let's say that for some stock, the current highest bid price is $5.01 and the current lowest ask price is $5.05. Or in more detail, the following orders are queued (for simplicity, only one share per ...
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In technical analysis why higher volumes are considered better for a price action [closed]

I have read everywhere that, if a chart pattern gets broken by a higher volume of trades then its considered better than the same pattern broken with lower number of trades. But I have never seen a ...
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How to know who bought the shares I sold

If I sold some shares through my stock broker, is there a way to find out who bought the shares I sold? Or is the transaction anonymous, where the buyer(s) and seller(s) will not be able to know the ...
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Why TSL2 is not exact double of TSLA? (Tesla stock)

I am analysing these stock options. One is Tesla (TSLA) and the other is Tesla with x2 leverage (TSL2). I am quite surprise to found that TSL2 is not double of TSLA. It seems to be more or less ...
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What happens to public shares if a company is bought out?

What happens to stocks you purchased if the company is taken over and made private? Take, for example, Twitter. I read from the news "Musk will pay $54.20 a share for Twitter". But currently ...
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0 base scale stock tickers? [closed]

Are there any stock tickers that offer graphs with $0 at the bottom? IMHO, the variable scale makes it difficult to tell how a stock is doing, and I would like for the x-axis to always be at $ == 0. ...
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How can I bet against a particular stock in relation to the market?

I’ve heard people doing spread trades when they think one stock will do better/worse in comparison to another stock or index. I’m looking for details on exactly how this is done. Is there a particular ...
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I've been making a lot with options trading/pricing, but is it just luck? [closed]

So I've been trading for a while now, but after my internship, I learned about the different types of option pricing models like JumpDiffusion and CubicSpline. So I have begun trading both relative ...
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How to invest in the US market as a resident of Switzerland?

I am an EU, non-Swiss, non-American citizen currently residing in Switzerland where I plan to stay indefinitely, perhaps with a little pause to live in the US for a year. I would like to invest my ...
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At the time when market opens what is the best way to know if market will go up or it will go down [closed]

I know markets are driven by multiple factors and any news, any time can cause market to go up and down. Assuming there is no major event/news during the day, at the time when market opens, what is ...
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Is a significant amount of directly registered shares new or in any way noteworthy?

I have found this Reddit post, which states that about 25% of Gamestops Free Float (yeah this again) has been directly registered by retail share holders. The post (and the community as a whole) make ...
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Why do stocks sometimes have these massive peaks and sudden drops after hours?

Why do we sometimes see these massive spikes after hours in certain stocks? They rise very quickly and fall just as fast. Is it a block trade? If so, why did the price rise in the first place? I am ...
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To buy or rent when interest rates and rents are rising? [duplicate]

I have heard that people use real estate as a hedge against inflation but what's the rational thing to do when, the stock market is dropping, housing is getting expensive (to buy and to rent) and ...
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Term for the largest shareholder of a public stock

In Turkish stock market there is a specific term for the largest owner of a publicly traded stock, "tahtaci", which is someone or some corporation who can control the price of the shares by ...
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Why does halting trading of the ERUS ETF (Russia-focused ETF) protect the best interests of ERUS shareholders?

I read on https://www.marketwatch.com/amp/story/nyse-halts-trading-in-ishares-msci-russia-etf-blackrock-supports-decision-2022-03-04 (mirror): ​Trading in the iShares MSCI Russia ETF ERUS has been ...
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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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Level 2 question: orders filled at best offer price not moving the the size of best offer

Suppose I have a best offer on Level 2: 200 shares at $2. If I place a bid for 100 shares at $2, I would expect level 2 to show the best offer to be 100 shares at $2 after my order is filled. But I ...
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Market cap and stability

Let SSSS be an arbitrary stock with a significant market cap. Assume SSSS fall sharply (say 30% at pre-market) by reasonable reasons and not something too specific, maybe bad earnings or some twitter ...
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What are the differences between IVV and IUSA

I'm looking into various index-tracking ETFs. I was suprised by the differences between IVV ETF tracking S&P 500 traded in the US and IUSA S&P 500 traded in the Europe. An obvious difference ...
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What is the relationship between the market cap, share price, and cash in the market?

Let's say that a company entered a stock market selling 1000 shares $1K each in total $1M. What would need to happen in order to double the price of a share? Are both scenarios valid? 1st Additional $...
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What does overvalued stock do when a company goes out of business?

So what does overvalued stock do? My assumption is that if a company decides to close its shop tomorrow, then it would give us less money compared to what actually overvalued stock is representing. ...
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What is the thinking behind letting unprofitable corporates list on an exchange?

I read somewhere that 2021 set a record in terms of the number of unprofitable new listings on the exchanges (revenue but no earnings). To verify, I looked up some of the listing requirements and saw ...
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Why some stocks are priced low compared to others even if the market cap is higher?

The following is the price chart of Ford and Rivian. The stock price of Ford is $25.21 and the market cap is $100B. The stock price of Rivian is $79.95 and the market cap is $72B. My questions are: ...
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investment return vs market return vs speculative return?

Just started to read the book 'The Little Common Sense of Investing' by John C.Bogle. In chapter 2 of the book, the author talks about investment return and market return. I tried to search on the ...
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Growing the Retirement Money 10% or higher [closed]

I have noticed that many people have mutual funds in their 401K and IRAs. The gain with mutual funds is significantly low. Sometimes the gain is flat or loss if the investment stays for some years. ...
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Support for 50 & 100 Moving Averages

This is the S&P chart as of yesterday 1/7/2022. An analyst said that the S&P had reached its 50-day low and if it does not go higher, it will reach its 100-day low. My questions are: Who is ...
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Correct way of using "Buy-stop-limit" to purchase stocks when price goes below a value

I see everywhere explanations of "sell-stop-limit" (to sell your stocks) and I found an explanation of "buy-stop-limit" for when you want to buy stocks once the value starts rising....
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What's the practical risk of reusing trade proceeds?

I built an algo that buys and sells securities in a few minutes. The idea would be to let it do that hundreds of times a day. After some paper trading tests, I wanted to test it with a couple real ...
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How can one do their own algorithmic trading (does Robinhood and/or Webull provide a REST API)?

In order to do algorithmic trading one needs more than just access to a commercial app like Robinhood or Webull. Their tools give individuals access to a range of tools, but all the execution of ...
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Is there a way to search for upcoming Dividends by type?

I was searching for dividends and can see the calendar for most of symbols. However, I bumped into $KWEB and they declared on Dec-28-2021 and Ex-Div date was Dec-29-2021 and Pay Date was Dec-31-2021. ...
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Understanding buying power and position size relative to fixed percentage risk on total capital in any given trade?

I'm trying to wrap my head around understanding buying power, position size and how it's relative to how much I can risk in any single given trade depending on my initial total capital. For example, ...
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Is there a registry of all the market abbreviations for stock exchange?

Is there an official list of all the stock market abbreviations? For example, Tesla and Amazon stocks are in "NMS", which (I think) stands for "National Market System", but ...
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Foreigner buying Russian stocks without physically visiting Russia? [closed]

Is it actually possible for a foreigner to invest in Russian stocks without physically visiting Russia? I assume you need an account in Russian bank, which can be done when you're in Russia, but is it ...
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Does the wash sale rule apply in reverse?

What if I sold an asset that will result in a profit, instead of a loss, but then buy it back within 30 days. Will this profit be taxable?
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Why do some countries have more than one stock exchange?

Some countries have many stock exchanges. What is the purpose of having multiple stock exchanges instead of consolidating all trading onto a single stock exchange? When there is only one stock ...
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Difference in market value between preferred and common stock?

I was reading about the difference between preferred and common stock, and I noticed that the market value of preferred stock doesn’t normally increase the way the value of common stock does. Why is ...
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Level 2: What do the different order types on LSE represent?

Here are a list of successful trades from a Level 2 order book. The column to the left of the time the trade went through is the "trade type". It is usually one of three things: AT O Blank ...
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nasdaq stock SABR bought on frankfurt stock market in euro

Nasdaq listed stock SABR CORP bought on frankfurt stock exchange in euro,same ISIN, is this stock the same thing different market, can I sell it on nasdaq?..Stock haves market specialist on frankfurt ...
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What are the rights of a minority shareholder in a public company?

Suppose in a listed company, the promoter owns more than 51% of shares. In that case, what prevents the promoter from exerting his own free will, like appointing his own family/friends in important ...
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Does all stock have dividends? and what is the most intelligible definition and concept of dividend?

I keep reading about the stock dividend and cant figure out in my head how it works (Im dumb) can someone enlighten me about how can I fully understand its concept like suggesting some non complicated ...
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What is the significance of the valuation ratio EV/EBIDTA for investors?

I am new to stock market. I have a really basic doubt. Hope someone can solve it here I recently came across a valuation ratio which is EV/EBIDTA. Lets say there are two companies A and B. A wants to ...
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Why are shares not settled on the same day? [duplicate]

I know the settlement process but I am still confused about why trades/shares are settled on T+2nd day. Why the settlement is not done at the very moment we make the trade? Any clarification on this ...
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Why is there need of open and close auction os stock exchange? [duplicate]

So why is stock exchanges like nyse or nasdaq using open and close auctions for open and closing price? Why not just use previous day's closing price as today's open price and start trading from there?...
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