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Can a broker cancel market orders?

I sold my Tesla shares through the Revolut app. After I confirmed this, the transaction was in a "pending" state for several hours. After a few hours, I received a notification telling me ...
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What are the differences between NASDAQ market participant types?

I was looking at the list of NASDAQ market participants: ftp://ftp.nasdaqtrader.com/symboldirectory/mpidlist.txt From Symbol Look-Up/Directory Data Fields & Definitions, section "Market ...
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What exactly are Level 2 quotes, and how are they related to the limit order book and “market depth”?

I am trying to understand the definition of "Level 2 quotes" and their relationship to the "limit order book" and "market depth" ("depth of market"). I have ...
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Why would voting Class A Google stock (GOOGL) be selling for less than non-voting Class C stock (GOOG)?

Currently (2020 October 30), Class A Google stock (GOOGL), which has voting rights, is selling for less than its non-voting Class C stock (GOOG). This seems backwards. Why would this ever be the case?
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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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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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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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Is it possible to buy shares of some big company while working as a student in foreign university?

I am working as a researcher in a University outside my own country. I want to know is it possible to buy shares or should I ask for permission from university or the government of that country (Its a ...
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Is buying and selling stocks at the same price market manipulation?

At the end of the year, it might make sense to sell some stocks which currently are in the red to compensate gains made by other stocks for tax reasons. Usually, people only hold stocks if they are ...
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Can a stock split after its face value reaches ₹1?

Can a stock split after its face value reaches ₹1? Will the face value be less than 1?I am speaking in terms of the Indian stock market. Yes face value means par value.
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Can a company repurchase treasury stock or issue shares based on insider information?

Let's say a company knows it's about to release very bad earnings, can management increase the pace of share issuance ahead of the reporting date? Likewise, if a company knows they are about to ...
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If Year-on-Year quarterly sales growth is negative , how can Y-o-Y profit be increased for a company?

I want to understand how even though quarterly sales has been decreasing for a company , quarterly profit is increasing ? Is it not the same ? Please have a look at this image.
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How to distinguish the difference between Market Profile according to Volume and Price?

Recently, I am concerned about using Market Profile in trading. There are two ways using Market Profile including either consideration of volume or change of price. Generally speaking, if we consider ...
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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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Buy shares and bonds in non citizens countries

I am from Sri Lanka and I invested in stock market and bond in Sri Lanka. But I really like to buy other countries shares and bonds. Is it possible to buy those thing without citizenship. I know ...
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Time frames for NYSE response?

I have noticed that when NYSE gives a notice of non-compliance, they usually give about 30 days to the company to submit a response, plan, request extension etc. However, is there a time-frame for ...
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Market volume to use Coppock Indicator as a entry signal for large volume stocks?

I use the Coppock Indicator on indices as an indicator with other tools, to determine an entry point into a market, then once the Coppock has indicated entry then selecting stocks using other ...
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What are “Other Orders” in order routing reports?

I was reading Robinhood's SEC Rule 606(a) disclosure report (Robinhood Securities - Held NMS Stocks and Options Order Routing Public Report) for Q1 2020. For orders on S&P 500 stocks in January ...
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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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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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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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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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How do OTC Pink securities to move into the Grey Market?

(Note: I'm new to the market mechanisms of the OTC market) On any given day, there are usually securities that leave the OTC Pink market and fall into the Grey Market. For example: Fri, Jul 03, 2020 ...
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What kind of orders can be placed in a limit up or limit down?

Although the market is halted, can traders still enter in a market order or a limit order? Page 4 says it is a quote only state. Does this mean traders can enter in limit orders that are open and not ...
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What is period end basic number of $0.50 ordinary shares outstanding?

I was checking HSBC 2020 Q1 earnings release's balance sheet, and under share count, the first line says "period end basic number of $0.50 ordinary shares outstanding." I believe that the first line ...
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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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Stock loans: Question about “Put” also defined as “Insurance Policy”

I have a question related to stock loans industry. The so called "Put" is insurance which protects the downside. Lets say the lender had decided, before receiving the stocks to the brokerage account ...
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Why is there a difference between SEC filing date and a Date of Event for an SC-13D form?

AMC just filled today, May 1st 2020, an SC-13D form that has the, "Date of Event which Requires Filing of this Statement" set as "July 23, 2019". Why is there a difference between the reporting dates?...
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Creating personal or joint broker account

This is a follow up question to this question: Chances of paying U.S inheritance tax as a non U.S citizen I am a nonresident alien and my wife is a US citizen who is not living in the US. I want to ...
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How to compare return of an ETF with the index it tracks in Morningstar?

In Morning start you can compare stock indices and ETFs, but I haven't found a way to compare an ETF/Index fund with the index it tracks, in order to see how accurate is the ETF/Index fund is. How ...
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can I buy and sell the same stock on the same day on Moscow Exchange?

Same as the title. BTW, I am wondering if day-tradings are allowed in other exchanges, like Hong Kong Exchange, Moscow Stock Exchange. Where can I find the answers? I've checked official websites of ...
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Euronext acquired which London exchange to create Euronext London

I am novice here. I just wanted to know which entity was acquired by Euronext to create Euronext London. Same as it acquired Oslo bors to form Euronext Oslo. Does this Euronext London trade in various ...
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Invest in stock, ETF etc. for a minimum amount of time?

Is there any financial product that would allow someone to invest a sum X (once or maybe periodically) in a single stock, an ETF or similar for a minimum of say 25, 50 or even 100 years? I'm not ...
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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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Relation between price and “buying shares count per trader vs. selling shares count per trader”

Suppose in a stock market we can access the information of buying/selling density per trader/account. For example during a trading session, V number of shares (i.e. volume) is traded by B number of ...
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What is the process that NYSE goes through when returning a company to be compliant?

I am not sure if I am using the right terminology, but when NYSE issues a listed company a non-compliance letter, they get listed in their "Noncompliant Issuers". For example, the first company ...
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How common stock equity related to number of share outstanding?

Recently, I check Facebook information about shares as below: Facebook balance sheet According to the definition, the common stock equation is represented as : Number of Outstanding Shares = Number of ...
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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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Why does rollover helps to cut cost of current contract?

Offsetting involves closing a position. Rollover involves closing a position and opening a new one. Is offsetting a part of rollover? If not, what is the strategic difference between these two? ...
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MACD indicators calculator

I would like to calculate MACD (moving average convergence/divergence) based on 12 period Fast MA, a 26 period Slow MA and a 9 period Signal for 5 minutes bars. Should I provide only the last 12 ...
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How could BUY price be higher than SELL price

Please have a look at the image: How this could be possible. Why transactions are not made?