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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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Can a publicly traded company set limitations on stock ownership?

Such as limiting stock ownership to natural persons, and if so, only up to a certain share/percentage per person? To, for example, prevent that any one person gains a controlling interest?
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Why is reverse stock split exist on stock market?

What's the purpose of reverse split? It combines several stocks into one, and after that, what if the management decided to issue new shares?
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What to do with a stock whose isin is active but company is delisted?

I am from India and i have a share in my demat account that is delisted but the isin is active. Because of this share I am not able to close the demat account and i am losing money in maintaining that ...
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Does buying a company's stock funnel money to that company?

I've always thought the answer is "no" - after all the company makes no money from the stock price unless they issue new stock, and then they make money from whoever buys it then. However ...
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One big increase in after hours [duplicate]

I'm a novice and was watching Adobe (ADBE) after hours. It closed at $570.45 and dropped in after hours on earnings news. It then traded sort of even until just one big spike and then back down. ...
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price earning ratio and expected future profit

The P/E or price to earning ratio is a common tool to judge the relative price of shares. The trouble is that a high P/E ratio could be a sign of an overvalued stock but it could also just mean that ...
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Is copying other traders insider trading?

I just read this article: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/09/17/insider-trading-suspicious-bets-made-before-goldmans-2point2-billion-acquisition-of-greensky.html This part intrigued me: "Volumes went ...
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Calculation of taxes on sale of shares where company spins off a business in separate entity

I invested in Motherson Sumi Systems Limited from 2017 to 2021. There were no new investment made after that. During last few years the company spun off the its wiring business into another entity ...
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Common stock and ADR traded on the same exchange for one company? What's the difference between them? [duplicate]

I'm looking at Renesas Electronics Crop stock and they have two tickers, both traded on the OTC exchange but one of them is noted as "common stock" (RNECF) and one is noted as an ADR (RNECY)....
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Why waste money buying index funds when you can can buy all the stocks on index on your own?

I've got a question. As we know that index funds puts money on all the stocks of a particular index(say Dow index) - on all 30 stocks present in the Dow index. My question is if I have enough capital ...
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Why are there buyers for a stock of a biotech company that was recently acquired?

The stock of this company, Karuna Therapeutics, rose on 12/22/2023 from around 220$ to 320$ because it is being acquired by a bigger biotech company. https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/KRTX/ From the ...
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Why does the Dow Jones Industrial Average index go up in the long run although the constituents have changed since created?

I'm aware that there are 30 constituents in the Dow Jones Industrial Average and has always been since the index was created in 1896, but why and how does this index keep going up in the long run ...
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How do I find a list of stockholders of a public company listed in Canada?

How do i find all stockholders by holding percentage of a publicly listed company in Canada. Including minority stakeholders.
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Alibaba shares price discrepancy in US and Hong Kong

Alibaba shares currently trade at around 78 HKD per share in Hong Kong. Alibaba American Depository Receipts on Nasdaq trade at around 78 USD per share. 1 USD currently converts to 7.8 HKD. 78 USD per ...
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Are owners of companies that offer public stocks without paying dividends receiving free money?

Let's say Business man X is the owner of a private company. At one point, he decides to take the company public by offering stocks (without distributing dividends). As the private company, now public, ...
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Should I include negative values to calculate the average PE ratio?

I created a computer program to analyze the stock market. I need to calculate the average PE ratio of each stock market sectors, e.g Health Care, Energy, Utilities. However, many companies listed have ...
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How do you measure the Accuracy of Implied Volatility?

Recently I've gotten hold of a list or rather a chart of 30-day Implied volatility and historical volatility for the same stock over the course of a year. With these data, I've thought there might be ...
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Is Implied- and Historical Volatility based on solely Business days?

I'm trying to compare historical and implied volatility for different stocks. Still, since I can't tell what these numbers are based on (for historical volatility) and referring to (for Implied), I'm ...
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How is the TSM ADRs USD value calculated?

1 share of TSM is supposed to be backed by 5 shares of 2330.TWSE, that is the TSMCs stocks trading in the Taiwan Stock Exchange. I just can't figure out the USD valuation: As an example, as of Oct 18, ...
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Employees buying the company’s stock for lower price

There are three stocks I’m aware of (CHPT, EVGO, LCID), which crashed right after they reported that workers and “big stake” investors are allowed to purchase a big amount of common stocks for a lower ...
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How is a seasonality chart calculated for a specific stock?

I have seen several websites offer a Seasonality chart for stocks, and I tried to recreate it, but my results have the general line pattern, but its not the same as what I see on other sites. My ...
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How to check for short term supply and demand on the stock market

Assume you're trying to buy at the bid and sell at the ask. The bid has a price and a volume on it, and so does the ask (volume of shares to buy/sell). If you want to buy at the bid and then ...
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What does Ben Graham mean with this

In the Intelligent Investor graham says : ” investor should be able to count on the current 3.5% dividend return on his stocks and also an average annual appreciation of 4%. As we shall later explain ...
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Does a portfolio of low beta stocks, small stocks or value stocks still outperform the market?

I am new to investing. Currently I'm trying to read about it as much as possible. There is one question that bothers me quite much that I cannot find an answer to, so I decided to ask here. There is a ...
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Why should I use ROIC instead of P/E given that that is the price I'm paying to buy stock?

What are the advantages of using ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) as a key financial metric for analyzing stocks compared to P/E (Price-to-Earnings ratio)? I'm particularly interested in ...
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Is there a point in purchase a stock that will never pay dividends? [duplicate]

Let's assume theoretically that a company will never ever pay dividends. Is there any point to owning its stock? Eventually after a thousand years it will either grow to an extremely large size or it ...
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Interest rates effect on bank jobs and junk funds from the book intelligent investor

On chapter 6 of the intelligent investor with commentary by jason zweig Pg:147 is discussing about junk bonds. I ran through the text however I have some curiosity that I want to get addressed. Here ...
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What does MMID refer to in this screenshot?

When looking at a level 2 table, we'll usually see: So we see 2 tables, one for bids and one for asks. For each, we see 3 columns. What I don't understand is the MMID column. I understand that it ...
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How do the trading mechanism in NYSE and Nasdaq differ?

I've read and watched a decent amount of material and YouTube videos on the web, but still can't seem to get a grip on exactly how trading mechanisms in the NYSE and the Nasdaq differ. I think I have ...
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What is the actual Market Premium (U.S.) in the book "YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE TO FACTOR-BASED INVESTING" by Berkin and Swedroe

In chapter 1 - Market Beta, the authors state that the market beta premium in the US (annually) from 1927-2015 was 8.3% while they also state that the Equity Risk Premium in the US from 1900-2015 was ...
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Does the assumption that all known facts are already priced into the share price assume that most participants of the stock market are well-informed?

It is often assumed that share prices automatically consider all available information since if some market participants have more information that implies that a share is, for example, underpriced, ...
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When a journalist writes "shareholders wiped out" what does this actually mean?

I was reading a newspaper article in the FT where a journalist wrote "shareholders wiped out in restructuring deal". As a novice I'm struggling to conceptualize what "wiped out" ...
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How to Close Delisted company's short position?

I have shorted OZON and YNDX last year in FEB before suspending trading and after suspending was not able to close these positions. As Companies now are in delisted mode, Broker is not giving chance ...
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Market Line of Credit vs Debt - where to prioritize?

Scenario I have an etrade Line Of Credit that is leveraged against a brokerage account with rather aggressive nyse etfs (heavy in nasdaq). Brokerage acct total 330k LOC total 150k Rather than pay ...
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How is the yield of this particular bond calculated?

I am looking at this particular bond of coinbase company via Interactive Brokers website. Coinbase Bond ISIN : USU19328AA89 The rate of the bond is 3.4 so at the ask price of the bond at 62 the yield ...
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How does the stock market graph updates?

Context: I am not an economist. I am a programmer. Currently, I am developing a program to simulate the stock market by creating an analogous stock market for a group of people. One of the main ...
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Does a limit buy marker order ABOVE a price threshold exist?

Contrary to a classic limit buy order, I would like to trigger a market buy order only once the price exceeds a certain threshold. Does such an order type exist? (From what I understood, if I send a ...
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How to find out whether a dissolved company has been traded in stock markets?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ameriquest_Mortgage I see the above company dissolved some years ago. I don't know whether its stock was traded in the stock market or not. How can I find this ...
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How market orders are filled?

When we look at the stock price S of a stock, then if I am correct S is equal to the average between the highest bid and the lowest ask for this stock. Hence since the highest bid is lower than the ...
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Stock market graph question

This is from the technical analysis book I am reading, please help understanding this chart. I cant get how they created this chart and cant understand it. Quote from the book for the chart Figure ...
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Why are the patterns of fluctuation for the Dow Jones, S&P500, and Nasdaq on a typical trading day so similar?

I've noticed that on a given trading day, the patterns for fluctuation for the three indexes are very similar, yet the differences are the magnitude of the fluctuations. See: What could account for ...
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Why is EPS looked at much more than FCF/S (Free Cash Flow Per Share)

I understand that eps is an important metric to look at when analyzing a company. (And I wont go into all the details of eps) But at the end of the day, the amount "you" have in "your&...
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Why has IBM been trading at a fixed price of $118.95 in London for the last few years?

As far as I understand, IBM stocks are trading in New York at $141.83 currently, with 1.84m of shares traded daily(?) and some +7% change of price in the recent year: https://markets.ft.com/data/...
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Calculating stock prices falls and rises

Let's say I close my investment of $25 in a stock which is currently down from 313 to 123, I calculate my loss with this equation: ( ( Close - Open ) / Open ) * 100 = %change Which would leave me with ...
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How do you analyse components of Index option to help you get more accuracy while trading options?

Suppose, you trade in options, Option index comprises of Many stocks, so how do you analyse those stocks in order to determine the movement of price in options while doing intraday trading?
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Once my stock starts selling, am I the only one to sell at that price or higher until my order is filled?

Today I had an order where I sold 4150 shares. It took about 2 minutes to sell all the shares. I could see the stock at my price limit and down 1 or 2 cents and back... it went up and down that way a ...
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Why Stock dividend yield (TTM) is different from Yield (FWD)

Here is what confuses me.Example: CTRA stock (Coterra Energy Inc.) I read about it in Seeking Alpha and checking "Dividend Yield" chart I see this: While at the "Summary" page I ...
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Why offer at a lower interest rate on a loan then the expected ROI of investing in the stock market?

A quick google search told me that the expected ROI of investing in the stock market is roughly just under 10% That's admittedly a bit higher then I had anticipated, but quick scanning of their ...
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How options affect the index?

I am not able to get technical/logical reason behind following scenario. Can you please help me to explain the reason behind it? Context: Group of stocks makes the index. It means Index is dependent ...
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Stock money origin and existence

If a company has in total 20 shares, selling at the original price with $100 each. A user (A) buys 10 shares and a user (B) buys 10 shares (which makes half). Then each individual pays with real life ...
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