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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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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What is Derivative trading and why stock buying selling is not derivative

In finance, a derivative is a contract that derives its value from the performance of an underlying entity. This underlying entity can be an asset, index, or interest rate. By this definition stocks ...
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When can cash flow per share be more than earning per share? [closed]

I saw a few cases for stocks where the cash flow per share was more than earning per share of the stock. But couldn't understand the reason behind it
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Is there any other market like stock market [closed]

Is there any other market like stock market where people each other buy or sell something? Where sellers also buy and buyers also sell at same palace.
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What is ipo issue size and how they decide ipo issue size

What is IPO issue size? How they decide IPO issue size? I am asking about IPO issue size like 5000 cr. How they decide this size and what can be maximum IPO issue size? Not IPO share price.
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Is a public company immune from hostile takeovers if at least half of its issued shares are treasury shares?

I used to play Railroad Tycoon Deluxe (1993), the second video game in the groundbreaking Railroad Tycoon series. In the game, every player operates a railroad company (the default scenario is set in ...
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What are the timestamps at which the NSE's (India) order book gets updated?

I would like to know the timestamps at which the NSE's order book gets updated !
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Why do promoters in public companies sell their shares and reduce their holdings?

Promoters in public companies can sell their shares and reduce their holdings. Why do they want to reduce their holdings?
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Why does IPO share price decrease?

Assume that I subscribe to an IPO at 1000rs and when it begins trading, its price decreases because IPO subscribers are selling the stock. Why do they subscribe if they're going to sell at a lower ...
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Does the stock price drop if one of the largest shareholders of the company sells all their shares?

I don't know if it makes sense, I'm just wondering about its logic. For instance, Elon Musk has a huge amount of Tesla shares and right now he is selling his shares like a madman. Does the Tesla stock ...
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Does buying stock have time duration that automatically sell after the period end? If not, how are people losing to stock? [duplicate]

I'm totally new to the stock market. I don't understand how some people do not win with stocks. If you decide to sell your stock whenever you want to, then why can't you wait for long period of time (...
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What is happening when a company wants to trade on a new stock exchange

I invested a year ago 5000 € in a company, listed on the Bulgarian (BG) stock exchange, because I really believed in their home automation products. Today it is doing well and after a capital increase,...
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Finding optimal balance between unscheduled mortgage loan replayments and financial market investments

Imagine the following situation. You have a mortgage loan, it has a quite low fixed interest but runs over a couple of decades You have positive experiences over a couple of year with the financial ...
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Why have some stocks spiked then crashed, all within 30 days?

I'm referring to stocks that peaked like a mountain than crashed, but that weren't short squeezes. Is this Irrational Exuberance? If you know more examples, just edit this post please. I know little ...
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To what extent do funds used to purchase stock transfer to the company who's shares are being purchased? [duplicate]

Obviously when buying shares from a public offering, those funds are basically going to the corporation making the offering; that's the whole point. So for this question we are discussing the ...
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Is there a way to know when institution is buying to the level of days instead of quarters?

https://www.nasdaq.com/market-activity/stocks/amd/institutional-holdings NASDAQ lists institution ownership only to the resolution of quarters. For example, the dates are 06/30/2021 which refers to ...
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Should I switch my investment from one mutual fund to other? What should be the mathematics behind it?

Take an example of two mutual funds: A and B. For simplicity, following are assumptions: Both funds always perform exactly same (same fall or same growth depending the direction of market). Let us ...
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What does the the future growth rate produced under the Efficient Market Hypothesis means?

Lets say I am using the dividend-discount model (DDM) to figure out the share price of a company and I also believe that markets are efficient, what does the long term/perpetual growth rate produced ...
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Sold to close options and Robinhood charged $0.04, but why and how?

This morning I BTO'd 5 call options for $30 and an hour later STC'd for $70, a $40 profit. Robinhood took $0.04 on that STC order, but I can't reason about how or why? Their fee schedule says that its ...
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Why does the DJIA take a dip on the 19th of every month since May?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has a brief downward spike on the 19th of every month since May 2021, except where the 19th falls on a weekend - so, May 19, June 18, July 19, August 19, September 20. ...
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Sell Stop-Limit triggered on bid or ask?

If an option has a spread of BID $1 and ASK $1.50 and a sell stop-limit is placed with a STOP $1.20 and a LIMIT $1.15, is the stop triggered by the bid or the ask? That is, this order will not try to ...
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Today, can one buy stocks in a stock exchange market without being a registered member of that market?

Stock exchange markets are not my expertise and I don't know all the markets in the world (let along the history of generally any one of these markets), but all those I know do require registered ...
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When does timing the market make sense

There is a saying that don't time the market and I think it's true, I've noticed I under perform when I try to time market over a long period. So when does it make sense to actually time the market? ...
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What are the reasons behind the index going higher and higher every year? [closed]

The following is the chart for NASDAQ from the year 1981 to 2021. The chart shows: Index went so higher in 2000 to 5000 points Bottomed in 2002 to 1250 Went up and bottomed in 2008 to 1400 The Market ...
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Why do share prices obtained from models often differ than the actual stock price?

Why do the share prices calculated from different models such as the dividend discount model or the free cash flow model or from the comparable analysis different than the actual stock price? Like ...
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What happens if the volume of two orders does not match?

I see the stock market as a list of orders which have a type (buy-limit, sell-limit, sell stop-loss, ...) a volume, and a price. Some order types have more parameters, but for simplicity I'd like to ...
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Stop limit orders are being filled immediately

Got an option trading up at $0.40, spread is $0.34B x $0.45A, so I went to set a stop limit on the order at $0.35, but the broker popped up a message that said: "Your stop price is at or above ...
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How is limit order handled right at market opening?

Consider the situation I want to buy shares of a company. Further, consider that the share price was at x when the market closed at the end of the day. Now during the market closure, I place a limit ...
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Can a company announce to give dividends (quarterly) and after two quarters decides not to give dividends?

Can a company announce to give dividends quarterly and after two quarters decides to stop giving dividends? Or it is obligated to do for the remaining two quarters?
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Who is the seller when buying shares directly from a transfer agent instead of a broker?

Recently I have been hearing a lot about the Direct Register Service (DRS) and how you can buy stocks directly from a transfer agent, instead of going through a broker and the DTCC. If you purchase ...

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