Questions tagged [stock-markets]

for questions that relate to stock markets. A stock market is a network of financial transactions, not a physical facility or discrete entity, for the trading of company stock.

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How to start getting into trading? [closed]

Investing money using stocks is kind of confusing. Since I plan to invest a lot of money (edit: I don't have a lot of money, I mean that relative to my other savings), I need to know what I do in ...
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BATS/Chi-X Europe Smart Order routing [closed]

I have read that BATS/Chi-X Europe routes orders to other EU equity venues. How can I determine what that list of venues is?
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Stocks by sector on italian market? [closed]

I need the list of all stocks exchanged on italian market by sector: chemistry, goods. It would be enough the list of actions divided by sector. The aim is to study what are the "best" (in my ...
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What is it about company performance that causes the perceived value of its stock to rise? [duplicate]

Many stocks don't pay dividends, and it's not like a shareholder has any direct financial gain from increased company earnings. Plus, they can only benefit from earnings if the company goes bankrupt ...
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Buy on dip when earnings fail?

Stocks like Nike, Sbux, CMG have given good returns. I want to buy them cheap, and my common strategy is to wait for some bad news to get market down. But is it a good idea to buy them when there is ...
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Market Maker *Ask* below current *BID*

I am reviewing some marketmaker raw data and sometimes I see the following happening: The marketmaker quotes an ask price that is below the current bid price (of let's say, the market itself). How ...
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Which instrument to use to trace the Aussie Stock Market?

The best way to achieve market returns is to get into a product that traces the market, right? So I have found two such potential products to trace the ASX 200. The first is an ETF, STW.AX (SPDR 200 ...
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Where can I find every second trade details for a particular stock? [closed]

I am looking for a website where I can see the historic stock-market share prices for companies. I wanted to see a stock price chart for a day where granularity is one-second, I couldn't find it over ...
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Missing candle stick on the GOOG stock market chart

On the 14th of February 2020 at 12.30 noon, there is no 1-minute candle stick on the GOOG stock market chart. It jumps directly from 12.29 to 12.31 I check on Yahoo finance and TD Ameritrade. Both do ...
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warrants and common stock

A company I have shares in recently announced underwritten public offerings of 10.6 million shares and warrants to purchase up to 10.6 million shares had priced. As a result, shares prices dropped ...
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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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Historical Data For Options? [closed]

Is there a site where I can get historical options data? Where I can see what the price of a particular option was several days ago?
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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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How to see trade activity of a stock?

I would like to see the activity on a stock, for example the buys and sells of a stock, and what they where sold at. It can be delayed of course Also, this is information that has to be reported. In ...
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What were the actual problems of selling your long-term stock holdings during 2007-09?

I would like to know what were the differences of trading US equities during the credit crunch era from someone who had a pertinent experience, since I was a high school kid back then and now I'm an ...
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Portugal's stock market vs France's stock market [closed]

I am 23 years old and I'm just diving in to the world of investing in stocks and funds. I wonder if it would be worthwhile to invest in French stocks. My father has invested for about 15 years and ...
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Does the reputation of a company matter in stock trading?

One person who I worked for in trading stocks stated that the reputation of a company never matters when looking at the rise and fall of its stock prices. After working with them for some time, that's ...
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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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What drives the value of a stock? [duplicate]

So I was reading this article on 'Understanding the basics of Stock Owning' (1). It starts by saying, Exxon has 5.28 billion shares of stock outstanding, in other words, they have divide the company ...
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Is there a register that shows the companies with notifiable interest in a stock?

I am based in the UK but the question is global where it applies. In the UK if a company holds more than 3% of stock, they must issue an RNS stating their holdings as they have a notifiable interest. ...
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how stock market sale work? [closed]

I don't have experience on stock market. But I heard that people are losing on the stock market. While we look at live graph of stock value we could judge the current value of stock. So why does the ...
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Stock broker's profit margin & criteria [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How much do brokerages pay exchanges per trade? What do brokerage firms do? How much does it cost a broker to trade a company's stock on your behalf? Is it different for ...
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What is the meaning of k in stock markets?

Now I'm studying the article "Optimal High-Frequency Market Making". On page 3 there is a k in the formula of lambda for finding the number of the bid and ask executions by modeling them as a Poisson ...
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What's going on with my stock chart? (Mandated maximum price?)

I own this stock, and I've never seen a chart history like this before. Pictured below: I've never seen a stock chart with flat peaks like that. This stock has been fluctuating for the last month ...
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Brief concept about price movement of a particular stock [duplicate]

suppose one company has 1M share, 100K Sold out,900K left and the current price of each stock is $5. so if i buy another 100K what will be the stock price . assume that no one selling .
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How much is an asset producing $X/month is worth?

Let's say there is an asset that produces $1000/month. There is a limited amount of them in total, let's say 1000 of them (each generating $1000/month). No more can be printed or generated. This ...
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In a quote-driven market, how do market makers figure out bid/ask prices and bid/ask sizes?

I understand that bid/ask prices and bid/ask sizes are ultimately determined by the market maker. I am curious about some general principles that the market maker follows when determining the above ...
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Why does stock go up or down with company earning? [duplicate]

I want to invest in the stock market, but can't get one thing clear. It is seen that as a company's earnings increase, its stock value also increases. Why? The company is earning more money, not the ...
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Can shorting stocks from holdings make money?

Let's say I hold 5 shares of AAPL. I'm guessing that the stock price will fall with respect to the open price. So I sell at open and then it falls 10%. Then I buy it back which should give me the ...
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Trailing or forward earnings to calculate SP500?

If I have current earnings for the SP500 of $160, should trailing or forward P/E be used to calculate the SP500's price? What is the difference in using one over the other?
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What factors of a stock help determine its potential [closed]

I'm trying to figure out what are the factors of a stock on the stock market you would look at to calculate its probability of profit vs loss. I'm very new to this, just trying to understand what ...
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Getting started with trading and investing with Stock Market for novice through Investment Bank, for Indian citizen on Nasdaq,NYSE?

I want to know all the requirements(a-z) and the process involved if I want to buy shares from underwriters and the day company goes public.I know its not easy for an individual to get piece of stock ...
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Who provides liquidity if there's no market maker?

The market maker provide market liquidity and give bid/ask price of one unique equity. Then what will happen to an equity in an exchange which has only one market maker when that market maker goes ...
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Can stockholders choose NOT to elect a board of directors?

It is well known that stockholders have a right to vote on who will be the board of directors of a company whose stock they own. But, is it possible in principle, i.e., legal, for stockholders to ...
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where can I look at the variation of the price of the stocks ? Are all of them easily availble? [closed]

Where can I look at the variation of the price of stocks please ? I'm not investing but I'm curious to follow some variation of the price of the stock of some start-ups. Are all of the prices of the ...
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Stock market investment books written by scientists, mathematicians, or statisticians?

People from these backgrounds are more likely to have valid ideas rather than the speculative humbug of many other writers. Books I have found so far: Burton P. Fabricand, The Science Of Winning, ...
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What makes a stock get 40 times avg daily volume without any news?

I have been watching the ticker CDNA for a while now, in 4.5 they released news regarding its newly developed service AlloSure recieving draft LCD which is big news for this kind of company, the news ...
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Return on asset (ROA) value for a stock is reported differently on Yahoo Finance and MarketWatch

I am wondering why the return on asset (ROA) is so much different for a company when reported on Yahoo finance and Market watch website. Here is Yahoo finance link: Yahoo Finance and here is ...
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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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What do you think the fair price of this stock is based on these summarized financial statements? [closed]

I have been trying to make a valuation by reading the financial statements, but I believe I am just guessing. I have an idea, but I do not understand completely. Can I get a valuation and a short ...
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Is market order a special kind of limit order?

Is market order a special kind of limit order: is a buy market order equivalent to a limit order with very high (e.g., 10x trading price) buy price.
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Can i know the place where we can buy the stocks and bonds?

What do I need to trade in stocks and bonds.I don't know the actual place where it happens ( is it in banks, or some other place) and I don't know what is the process to hold and sell the stocks.
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How are values of a stock market/index calculated?

Dow Jones 26,000 S&P 500 2,800 NASDAQ 7,300 Where do those numbers come from? Someone once told me they are simply the combination of every stock price in the group. But clearly that is ...
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Stock Volume and Trade Completion Question

If a stock is trading at volumes of 2.9 million (for example's sake). And you are looking to buy 500,000 shares. Will your order be filled to 100% immediately? In theory it should, it is being ...
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Natural way of expressing changes in percentages in the financial markets

Observing the gyrations in the stock market, at some point today the NASDAQ was up 0.30%, and as I tried to verbalize this figure, I realized how unnatural it is to say "it is up zero point three ...
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Stop Order - Question

I have question for stop order and would need someone, an expert, to please check my statement whether I am correct or wrong. I think the statement is correct but just want to double check: Both Stop ...
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How Is the Price of a Stock Determined? [duplicate]

From what I understand, the stock price is based on supply and demand. For example, if a stock that was priced at $0.01 was bought buy an investor who spent $5.00 (leaving him with 100 shares), it ...
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What does a company's equity (stock / share) actually cost? [duplicate]

A company may issue debt to raise fund and pays interest based on cost of debt (YTM), and this costs company money. And I can see how debt costs company. A company may issue stock to raise fund as ...
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When a stock price goes down, does the money just disappears into thin air?

For a stock with market cap in hundreds of billions, when the price goes down, it's market cap could drop in billions in seconds. When this happens, does the money just disappears into the thin air? I ...

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