Questions tagged [stock-markets]

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Why do some investment firms publish their market predictions?

Investment firms often publish their market predictions. E.g. JPMorgan Sees S&P at 3,900 If Trump Wins Election (mirror 1, mirror 2) (no intent to comment on US politics, I'm not a US citizen ...
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Do you know any Stock market strategy which works on Open High Close Low data (NSE/BSE)? [closed]

my looking for any strategy/stock analysis which works with Open,High,Low,Close prices of Stock. for e.g. we can analysis prices of today's open today's close today's high today's low pre.day open pre....
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When an option is exercised, does the transaction show up on a TradingView chart?

I’m trying to understand the stock market and chart data. When an option is exercised, does the transaction show up on a TradingView chart? Example: If Tesla is trading at $423 and someone exercises ...
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Why are there so many glitches in stock market (equity) data?

In a recent question (Were the shareholders of ZTNO (Zoom Technologies Inc.) just hustled?), I asked about an equity (stock) that appeared to suddenly go to zero. Other community members helpfully ...
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Were the shareholders of ZTNO (Zoom Technologies Inc.) just hustled?

According to most financial sites, shares of Zoom Technologies Inc. (ZTNO) just suddenly went to zero. Before anyone panics, I'm not referring to Zoom Video Communications Inc. (ZM), the maker of the ...
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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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What caused AMZN's price to spike down then up $100 in 60 seconds?

October 16th at around 3:59 the price of AMZN dropped $100, then recovered $100 in less than 60 seconds. Not asking what news event caused this. I believe no news event caused this. I would like to ...
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Are public companies required to disclose quarterly performance after an acquisition?

Recently, the company Fastly Inc (NYSE: FSLY) reported preliminary results for their 3rd quarter. On their official website, they made the following statement SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fastly, ...
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How much is the vigorish in the stock market?

When I do sports betting and the moneyline is -110, 110, I must win at least ~52.4% of the time to break even. The 2.4% goes to the bookmaker as their vigorish (or "rake", or "juice&...
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Do retail investors have any use for market orders when they could use marketable limit orders instead? [duplicate]

If a retail investor wants to take liquidity, should they use market orders, or marketable limit orders? Retail investors do not always have the internet connection speed necessary to be updated on ...
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Why did most biotech equities lose value on October 6, 2020? [closed]

I noticed that in the first hours of NYSE trading on October 6, 2020, stock prices for most biotech companies went down. Examples include: ABBV, BIIB, BMRN, BMY, BSGM, GILD, GSK, LLY, NBIX, PFE, et al....
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Why do the paid prices for an accumulating ETF share follow the current net asset value per share?

It is pretty clear; if you hold a share of a distributing ETF, which is replicating a stock market index like S&P 500 for example, then you can count on regular dividends paid by the the ...
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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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Sale of the product is done many times before the first purchaser acquires it!

I'm a complete newbie, like I just searched how to make money trading stocks kinda newbie. I read on a blog, "in the stock market, the product which is the subject of the deal is sold many times ...
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What is the “grey market” for preferred stocks?

I heard that new preferred stocks start trading on the "grey market" before they list on stock exchanges. I also heard that preferred stocks trade at a discount on the "grey market"...
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Market capitalization of cross-listed companies

We know that many firms are listed on different stock exchanges. According to ArcelorMittal's website: ArcelorMittal is listed on the stock exchanges of New York (MT), Amsterdam (MT), Paris (MT), ...
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Dark Pools/Dark Indexes

Who uses Dark pool to trade? Are these large institutions or wealthy, private traders/investors? I see couple of indexes tracking them (DIX/GEX). But if Dark Pool trades do not go through the normal ...
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How are market rallies “fueled by sellers”, and market sell-offs “fueled by buyers”?

I am looking at Trading the Measured Move by David Halsey. In chapter 5 Using Multiple Time Frames to Trade, section Trading the Trend, page 85: Why Do Markets Continue to Make New Highs? Markets ...
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Fibonacci retracement level and retreat [closed]

This news about the Tesla stock came yesterday. The stock rose to 8% and then retreated. The following is the story. My question is, what caused the stock to retreat other than a reason of a seller ...
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What is “Nasdaq Subscriber Agreement”? What's the main content in simple English? [closed]

What is Nasdaq Subscriber Agreement? What's the main content in simple English? The document is loaded with legal terms. I wish to buy stocks and was forced to sign that document.
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Can you sell stocks worth millions of dollars?

Warren Buffett sold all the airline stocks he had anticipating that those stocks will go down as airlines were stopped worldwide. Several news reports appeared about this but none of them mentioned ...
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How can I invest in mineral rights?

The USA is one of the few countries in the world with privately-owned mineral rights. Are there methods I can use to gain investment exposure to mineral rights? I know that I could buy land that have ...
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Can I limit losses when trading online?

In case I trade on a platform like E*Trade or Robinhood and I happen to lose, can I be guaranteed that I will not lose more than my investment? Aka I invest X and I lose X but nothing more. I can ...
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Why is Live Nation's stock trading so high in the middle of a pandemic that has brought its industry (live entertainment) to a total halt? [closed]

To help me better understand the stock market and really what drives it, why is Live Nation's stock trading so high in the middle of a pandemic that's brought its entire industry (live entertainment) ...
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If the UVXY and SVXY ETFs both track the same VIX futures, why are they so different?

Both UVXY (https://www.etf.com/UVXY) and SVXY (https://www.etf.com/SVXY) track the first- and second-month VIX futures positions. SVXY, however, is an inverse tracker while UVXY is not. What I don't ...
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Is it too late to leverage Apple Tesla upcoming stock split?

Today is Sunday Aug 30. Apple and Tesla are planning stock splits tomorrow ie Monday Aug 31: Tesla is set to enact a 5-for-1 split, while Apple is set to enact a 4-for-1 split. Both are expected to ...
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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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Meaning of “Markets seldom are [wrong]”?

In the book How to Make Money in Stocks, the author says, Investors' personal opinions are generally wrong; markets seldom are. (p. 21) What does "markets" mean in this context?
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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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Do most future traders really believe that stock prices will be lower in the next two years?

I am looking at the following website that shows the stock futures chain https://www.cmegroup.com/trading/equity-index/us-index/sandp-500.html The way I read this, the further out you go, the lower ...
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Mysterious stock dips [duplicate]

I am relatively new to the stock market and might not know all the useful terminology, so bear with me as I will do my best to explain what I am trying to grasp and hopefully I will be able to learn ...
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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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The relationship between delivery percentage and share price

I'm located in India, and am mostly focused on Indian stock markets, but I intend my question to apply generally. I don't think my question is India-specific, so have not tagged it as such. I've read ...
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Financial astrology: How do the movements of celestial objects affect the stock market?

I noticed that there are many published research papers about financial astrology. There's also a book published by Wiley: A Trader's Guide to Financial Astrology: Forecasting Market Cycles Using ...
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Constructive and relatively safe investment options

I'm 24 years old, single, a grad student, and have some personal savings. Saving money is in my character, and for the last 5 years, I've been saving 1/8th of my monthly income, on average. In the ...
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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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NASDAQ Equity Option settlement

Suppose in NASDAQ i sell APPL equity put option of week and that option became ITM then would this option will settle in cash or physical delivery of stock?
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how to find high beta stocks

I'm looking for high beta stocks ( >= 3 ) and could find only a small handful. I've been googling "list of beta" etc. but get very few. Maybe there just aren't that many >= 3.
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How does stock split work in practice with short sellers?

Using Tesla as an example who announced a coming 5-1 stock split yesterday According to the press release, people that own Tesla stocks on or before Aug 21st will receive an additional 4 shares as ...
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What is a “regular way” contract?

I was reading a stock brokerage firm's article on Regulation NMS and Rule 611, which says: The Order Protection Rule requires trading centers to establish and enforce procedures designed to prevent &...
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What is the reason behind non-horizontal support and resistance lines (wedge, triangle)?

Could you please explain why does price of a stock sometines form patterns like wedge, triangle (especially when it happens over a long period of time e.g. over a few years)? I mean that three or more ...
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Do inter-dealer transactions increase the trade volume when I buy shares?

When I buy 100 shares, does the trade volume increase by exactly 100 shares? Suppose there are 4 entities involved in a transaction: me, my broker, dealer A, and dealer B. When I place an order to buy ...
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What is causing large bid/ask spread in IEX top of book data?

I have been collecting data and experimenting with back testing algorithmic trading strategies. Admittedly I am not experienced in this domain and have been trying to build my understanding. I just ...
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Who are the market makers for large traders?

I read that market makers, like large investment banks, usually don't like providing liquidity to savy, larger traders because the bank will be on the losing side of transactions. If so, who are the ...
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Why don't “buy uptick” and “sell downtick” orders exist?

I am learning about tick-sensitive orders. I know that there are two kinds of tick-sensitive orders: Buy downtick order: can be filled only on a downtick or zero downtick price. Sell uptick order: ...
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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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Why do market-makers usually win against traders?

I heard that market-makers — like TD Ameritrade and Fidelity – usually make profits while traders do not, especially in foreign exchange. Why is that?
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Why is a rise in price associated with buying and a decline in price associated with selling?

This confuses me because people say “everyone is selling off” implying there is more sellers than buyers. It’s the exact opposite when the price goes up. But for an order to go through, there needs ...
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Can US stocks list on one stock exchange but trade on other US stock exchanges?

I am trying to understand how the US stock market works. From my understanding, there is one stock exchange where a company is "listed". This stock exchange listing requires the company to ...

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