Questions tagged [stocks]

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Don't Dark Pools affect the correct price discovery of certain securities?

Given the fact that the non-exchange trading has increased significantly (in volumes) especially in the past decade and also, the fact that the price at which the transactions happen here are hidden ...
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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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Do swing traders look at fundamentals?

If they do, what fundamental analysis do they look at?
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Where to buy commodities and stock for long time in Europe [on hold]

I am from Europe and I try to find a website that I can buy commodities and stock for long time, without paid overnight fees that they paid in forex. Do you know any website that support Europe and i ...
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Alternative phrase for “fire sales” [on hold]

According to investopedia: A fire sale consists of selling goods or assets at heavily discounted prices. Fire sale originally referred to the discount sale of goods that were damaged by fire. ...
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As a UK Citizen, how do I sell shares on NZX?

I'm a UK citizen. Some time ago, I worked for a company based in New Zealand. The company went public on NZX and I ended up with some shares. I have never been to New Zealand and don't have any bank ...
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Is it free riding if you buy and sell the same stock on the same day

Suppose you have $0 balance in a cash account. You buy ABC for $1000, and sell it for $1050 on the same day. Is it a free riding violation?
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When Does “External” Data Qualify as Material Nonpublic Information?

For the sake of example, let's say company X is a publicly traded company that manages a chain of department stores. I go to each storefront and setup security cameras to monitor customer traffic, ...
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US press releases API [closed]

This is more an IT/Stock question, but does anyone know of a source where I can bulk download earning press releases for US (NASDAQ/NYSE stocks)? Similar to what seeking alpha have: If you scroll ...
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How to choose an Online Investment Platform?

TL;DR: Although I know all the things I want out of an online investment platform, I have no idea how to find which platform best offers those things. I have spent some time organising and planning ...
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What should I do with the stock I own if I anticipate there will be a recession?

I want to preface this with saying I am not asking if there will be a recession because I recognize that this is impossible to answer. I am asking if I feel there will be a recession, what should I ...
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Is losing money in the stock market exponentionally worse than gaining? [duplicate]

For example, $FB is $180 today. If it were to lose 50% of it's value it would be worth $90. If it was to then gain 50% back it would be worth $135. So the percentage change was the same but the ...
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Expected stock returns: CAPM vs. discounted future cash flows

I know of two "first principles" ways of thinking about the expected (total, i.e. including dividends) returns of a stock: We can split the expected returns of a stock as follows: stock_return = ...
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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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How do companies get money from being listed publicly? [duplicate]

How do companies get their money from being on the stock market? I understand the reason a company will list is to raise capital. Who gives them this money? The stock market is between buyers and ...
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Net Income Attributable to Parent vs Net Income after Tax?

What does net income attributable to parent mean vs just the net income after tax? Why is it different?
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Which is the stock symbol of C3.ai?

I've been trying to find the stock price & symbol for this company https://c3.ai But so far, it's been a fool's errand. There are a few websites which talk about its capitalization, the major ...
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What are those dates of financial reports means?

There's graph showing the history of financial reports, for example the revenue. Each point has some date, what exactly that date is? Below are pictures of historical reports for revenue for MCDonald'...
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Can I invest in the German stock market as an international student?

Can an international student, holding student resident permit invest in the German stock market? As international students are not allowed to start a business so does that restrictions also apply to ...
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Releasing several 424B2 under several consecutive days

I realize sometimes, there's companies releasing a bunch of 424B2 (SEC) files under several consecutive days. A recent example of that might be TVIX. Is it a good or a bad sign for the company? Why do ...
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Tag along in publicly traded companies

I am not sure if that's the best place to ask this question, so—feel free to relocate to a more appropriate site. So, I have a couple of questions: First-off: in Brazil, we have listing segments for ...
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Can non-citizens sell paper certificated UK stocks?

I inherited BATS shares listed on the LSE. I’m a Canadian citizen, and the shares are paper certificated. I’ve been trying to sell them for a year with no luck. Can I sell them without naturalizing in ...
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What's stopping a company from intentionally reporting poor guidance to tank the stock and enabling them to buy-back shares at a massive discount?

From Investopedia: Many companies issue disclaimers when they issue forward-looking statements. Despite an implicit understanding that certain statements are largely speculative in nature, the ...
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Element to consider in the SEC filing [closed]

Today, the stock TWOU dropped by 70% today. What are the elements to analyse in the SEC filings to predict such a movement?
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Restricted stocks

I have a 36,000 shares of a $0.30 stock. The company is still in business and is listed. The stock certificated is stamped restricted. I contacted the company to remove the restriction & was told ...
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Danger of market orders [duplicate]

As a new Day Trader, I have used market orders on several occasions (mainly to exit positions). But it occurred to me that there might be an inherent danger in doing so... Let’s say that I want to ...
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What is the correlation (if any) between earnings report and stock price movement?

This might sound like a dumb question (I'm relatively new to the stock market). I know this doesn't happen, but why doesn't the stock price directly move in accordance to the earnings reported vs what ...
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Is my investment strategy a form of fundamental indexing?

I have a peculiar investment strategy for building up my portfolio. I invest in companies that produce what I need. To illustrate my investment strategy, it works in the following manner: I identify ...
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Tax in Germany on ETF, government bonds, stocks

I've heard Germany tax rate on ETF capital gains and dividends is Kapitalertragsteuer + Solidaritätszuschlag = 26.375% (assuming you don't want to pay church tax also) Is this tax rate the same on: ...
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Rise in share price [duplicate]

Why do shares of companies such as Google and Reliance rise even though the companies do not pay a dividend? How do investors benefit in future?
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Re: NOBO Lists:

Who would be able to access this list? Are company insiders (e.g. the CEO) the only one(s) that can make a request for this list? Would NOBO lists on a given record date be available that are a few ...
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On the strategic interest of giving long lasting stock orders

What is the interest of any buyer (or seller) of shares to give a long-lasting buy (or sell) order? I will give an example. Let's say I own shares, currently priced at $10, of a pharmaceutical ...
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Calculating the Nominal Rate of Return of a dividend paying stock

How is the nominal rate of return for a dividend paying stock calculated. I understand that nominal return is calculated using the formula: (Current Market Value - Original Purchase Price) / Original ...
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Is selling in IRA and then buying similar stock in regular account a wash sale?

Suppose I buy 10 shares of XXXX at $300 in my IRA account on Jan 2nd for total $3,007. XXXX drops to $250 on Jan 10th and I then buy 10 shares in my taxable account for a cost of $2,507. On Jan ...
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If operating cash flow yield of a company is negative along with revenue growth for current year , does that mean the company is in deep trouble?

I subscribed to one technical analytics service for the stock market. Here is one company whose fundamental indicators, I was looking at. Below is the fundamental analysis comparison of peer ...
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Lost a lot of money. Now what?

This is probably more for a forum like WallStreetBets but anyway, I just lost 20k on Facebook calls. I got IV crushed then FB tanked today. Anyway my networth went from 32k to about 8-12k and I'm not ...
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Lowering mortgage downpayment vs Investing in stocks? [duplicate]

I live in a country where currently mortgage interest rates are historically low (around 3-4% for 300K 30 years mortgage, and the interest is also tax deductible), and the banks are willing to finance ...
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How do I calculate an average monthly income, with accurate yields, from dividend stocks paid quarterly and monthly?

I have a column that has evolved over months and I have another spreadsheet with my positions (my stocks, # of stocks, dividends payout and dividend yield). Those won't move. However, some of my ...
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Protecting onself from steep losses with a stop-limit sell order

I would like to get some feedback if there are any obvious flaws with this strategy of limiting my losses when there's a steep drop in stock price due to negative report after hours. Suppose I own ...
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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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What's the difference between Released and Received RSU's?

I was awarded some RSUs from Big Tech Company that went public a while back. In my share management software (provided by the company), it shows that I was granted X RSUs, but I've since only ...
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How to choose between fund managers?

My Situation A few years ago I invested with JP Morgan Chase mutual funds conservatively. Lately I was thinking about opening a more aggressive portfolio for the long term (10-15 years) and put in ...
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Is a stop-limit sell order executed purely on a first come first served basis?

The difference between a stop-limit order and a stop or limit order is explained very eloquently in this response: Selling is the same, but the directions are opposite. Suppose the stock in the ...
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Is there a dividend effect on stock prices? [duplicate]

If a stock costs $100 and the quarterly dividend is $3, can I expect the stock to drop $3 in value when: the dividend is announced? the dividend is granted? the dividend is paid?
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Earnings Reports and the Economy

I read some articles about how this quarter will probably have bad earnings but so far (I know not many companies have reported), it seems like almost everyone beat earnings. This leads me to my main ...
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Can you refuse to sell your share when company goes private?

Let's say if you brought 2000 share of a company at 20$ and the value goes down to 10$ and now the company decided to pay shareholders 13$ to take the companies private. Is it reasonable not to sell ...
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Found more old paper shares from broken up companies

I recently asked a question with regards to 36 physical shares of motorola inc from 1999 I found lying around. Thanks to the great answer I received (if you're wondering they're worth around $3000), I ...
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Found old paper shares of Motorola Inc that has since been broken up

I found 36 physical shares of motorola inc from 1999. I know that since then the company has split up into a lot of subsidiaries/mergers. Is there any to sell this physical stock or is it worthless? ...
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SEBI RULE For Closed Company / Share not traded

I have Invested good amount in SUPREME TEX (BSE: 531934).. This company is not traded from last two month. What is the SEBI rule to for refund ?
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How can I calculate the monthly total return for the S&P500 (SPX) stock?

I look at the monthly returns for SPX here: Morningstar January February March April May June 2019 7.87 2.97 1.79 3.93 -6.58 6.89 Now, ...