Questions tagged [stock-markets]

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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 Pool Volume

I recently posted questions on Dark pool: My previous Dark-Pool Question Which the user named Flux answered just fine! (thank you!) But I have a few more on it: 1-Must both the seller and buyers of a ...
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Market Price drives everything else [closed]

Did anyone ever notice how news/headlines just so happen to mimic what the market Technicals/indicators are saying? Say all the indicators are swayed one way extreme, everyone just knows a reversal is ...
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What evidence exists for claiming that you cannot beat the market?

There seems to be a common sentiment that no investor can consistently beat the market on returns. What evidence exists for or against this? I have never seen any study or credible book that claims ...
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What happens on the NYSE during an IPO such that the first trade may be hours after the opening bell?

So, I understand that today's Spotify IPO isn't a traditional IPO. But I think my question extends beyond this. At about 12:45pm today, shares of Spotify finally started trading on NYSE. Opening bell ...
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Paradox - When to buy & when to sell a share?

Warren Buffett says buy when everyone is selling and sell when everyone is buying. Taking into consideration the support and resistance levels, everyone is selling near the resistance level and ...
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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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Quality of price when trading less than 100 shares

I am thinking about diversifying my portfolio by adding 10 new positions. Due to limited funds, I am planning on buying less than 100 shares each time. It is my understanding that since I am buying ...
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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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Will the stock market continue to grow forever?

I am relatively new to investing. I understand that the stock market, in some sense, reflects what happens in the real economy. For example, if the U.S. economy grows, the stock market in the long ...
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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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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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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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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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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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IPO Lock up trade

I have a question regarding how to benefit from major price movements after the end of a lock-up period post IPO. I have seen that in many cases there are no extraordinary movements in the prices in ...
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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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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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Is it possible to short a stock and then buy the company for very low price?

I started investing in some years ago and I have a special skill in picking stocks which are fraudulent and will quickly drop a lot. Some examples were: CLDR which dropped from $10 to $5 overnight ...
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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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Trailing Stop Order - how often do they get executed due to an error?

I've just submitted a trailing stop order. In the order preview a warning icon popped out: "...your order can be executed due to a system outage or accidental miscalculated ticks..." How often does ...
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Can my stock broker delay my buy order while it buys using its own account?

Suppose I have placed an order to buy 100 shares at $10. Can my stock broker leave my order aside while it buys 100 shares at $10.01 using its own money? The stock broker gains from this: If the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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What are the pros and cons of trading in low leverage high volatile markets over high leverage low volatile markets

I am comparing traditional stock markets with the Forex market here. I have noticed stock market have relatively limited leverage but have more change % as well as as volatility. On the other hand, 1%...
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How do market makers avoid losses in their stock inventory?

The Designated Market Makers (DMMs) on NYSE and the Market Makers on NASDAQ hold shares in their inventory in order to facilitate liquidity. Given that stock prices change throughout the day, how do ...
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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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Are there market makers for OTC stocks?

Will I always be able to find a willing buyer/seller for stocks that trade on the OTC markets? In other words, are there market makers for OTC stocks similar to the market makers for NYSE and NASDAQ ...
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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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Implications of a long-term stock market shutdown

It is well known that circuit breaker rules and technical glitches can shut down stock markets, and they do so for a day at most (e.g. via NYSE rule 80B). Natural disasters (e.g. hurricanes) and major ...
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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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Trading with rsi index

Is the rsi index used for only day trading or it can be used for long term of few months/days/week? How reliable is it in your experience?
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Are publicly available bid, ask, and last prices reliable when many trades take place outside stock exchanges?

From my understanding, zero-commission trades are possible because stock brokers place orders for stocks on third-party platforms instead of placing orders on stock exchanges. The third-party ...
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Where can I find filings for OTC stocks?

If a US stock is traded on a major exchange, its filings can be found at https://www.sec.gov/edgar/searchedgar/legacy/companysearch.html Is there a place where I can find filings done by stocks on ...
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What percent of a company are you buying when you purchase stock?

Lets say I buy a share of Apple stock. When you talk about stock, you say you are buying a small amount of the company. How small would 1 share of apple stock be at the moment you are answering the ...
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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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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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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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