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Questions tagged [stocks]

This tag is to be used for any questions related to Stocks. Ideally they should be accompanied by a country tag if relevant. It is discouraged to ask question about a specific stock. However an example can be used to illustrate a point.

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Jesse Livermore pivotal points (US Steel example)

I reproduced table charts for US Steel from controversial Jesse Livermore's book How to Trade in Stocks in a line chart form (see pages from 58 as appeared on PDF) in an attempt to understand rules ...
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Why does stock go up or down with company earning?

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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How long would $500k last in retirement?

I would like to semi-retire on my hunting land and open a perennial nursery, as I enjoy plants. Taxes and insurance are about 1k each a year for the property. I have a 350k mortgage for 68 acres ...
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Why is there premarket data for AAPL but not for GOOGL?

Just checked Google Finance to see the premarket for AAPL, and I can see that, but for GOOGL you don't get that information. Why is this?
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How are stocks traded on multiple exchanges

How does it work, when one company trades on two or more stock exchanges, in different countries? Are the shares bought on the primary and secondary exchanges equivalent ? Can I buy on one, and sell ...
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How to structure a loan on inheritance?

My wife's father died last year and left a decent sized inheritance to my wife and her two brothers. The estate is complex and includes multiple IRAs and two trust funds, so settling the estate has ...
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Tax consequences of transferring securities to non-spouse family member (US to US)

What are the tax implications of transferring stock between two family members who both live and work in the US? Family members in this specific case are parent->son/daughter and both adults don’t ...
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What is the Best book to learn about Stock market basics [closed]

Right now I'm wondering which book I should buy, Security Analysis or The Intelligent Investor, both by Benjamin Graham. However, from reading the reviews on the books, it seems that both books are ...
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How to calculate index PE ratio using individual stocks PE ratios, Is there any way to do it?

We know there are multiple types of indexes like market cap weighted and equal weighted indexes, etc., Currently am working on S&P 500 and is there any way to calculated PE ratio for S&P 500 ...
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How to make 1 minute candle to 5 or 10 minutes with pandas [closed]

I have 1-minute stock data, I want to convert it into 5 and 10 minutes respectively. How do I do these using Pandas or Numpy? Reason for doing this is to use a different strategy, and I want to ...
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Can one see the transactions in the stock market?

Is it possible to see the individual transactions in a certain exchange market (e.g. NYSE) for a certain stock (e.g. GOOG)?
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Best way to start speculating, for a young gambler just starting their career? [closed]

I am young and have made a living on live poker cash game since I dropped out of college, and looking to begin speculating so I can have diversified experience of gambling fun. I'm still living like I ...
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Where to find really good articles on stocks and general trading information? [closed]

Apart from this website, are there any other websites out there that are focused on trading and investing?. I am looking for a website where I can find articles etc on trading and investment - say ...
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Theory of stock exchange states for modeling its behavior (or a single stock)

I wander whether there is a theory that explains the stock exchange behavior (or a single stock) by assuming some transitions between (maybe almost) well defined states. If, I will appreciate a short ...
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How to distinguish a Chinese VIE from a normally listed company stock?

Recently I have been intrigued by the lower prices of Chinese companies and decided to invest into China. But I stumbled open the problem that many Chinese companies you can invest into are VIE’s (...
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If more and more people will be diagnosed with depression, in what single stocks ought you invest? [closed]

Apologies if this question is unethical. Based on rises in suicidal ideation in Canada, US, UK, I presuppose that increasingly many will be diagnosed with anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation. ...
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Reporting stock that can't be sold

I'm in the US. I understand that I can report stocks I sold for a loss and claim some deductions. What if the stock can't be sold, no one buys it or the company is under? Is there any way to get ...
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How is stockholder information shared?

Given that I received in the past invitations to annual stockholder meetings I assume my broker is sharing the required information (name and address) with the public company. I have the following ...
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Peter Lynch Style Investing Question

I’m looking to build a portfolio using the following Peter Lynch Style strategy. What I’m wondering is, do you think this is a good approach? Is there anything you’d change about it? Here’s the ...
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Recommendation for learning fundamental analysis?

I want to understand those various measures of stocks and companies, such as PE, PEG, ..., which I can find from Yahoo Finance etc, and how those measures can help in choosing stocks. I guess that ...
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Simple tool for passive (long-term) investing overview? [closed]

I am making long-term investment in ETF/stocks. I am searching for simple tool where can I track from time to time my holdings without need to login to my broker account. Right now I am using yahoo ...
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Advice to decide when to sell growth stocks

I’m buying diverse sized stocks for growth (aka, I don’t want a short-term return, if not, keep them for a while). I would like some advice in relation to when I should sell a stock. I read several ...
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Is it possible to trade CFD without leverage?

I'm new to trading. Based on what I read, trading CFD involves high risk because of leverage. Is it possible to trade CFD stocks without leverage (in Etoro for example)? If this is possible, then I ...
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Are marijuana based investments promising, or just another scam?

I have seen countless websites, ads, and have had people trying to sell the idea of investing money in to so-called "lucrative" Cannabis/marijuana stocks. The idea here is that marijuana is a growing ...
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Is this the right formula to use implied volatility to gauge probability of a stock being within a certain range?

I read online somewhere, and I can't find it now, that to find the probability of a stock hitting a certain price within a certain time frame, we can use Implied Volatility: X = StockPrice * IV * ...
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Can ETF be short-squeezed?

Can ETFs be short-squeezed? I'm not familiar with how they work. For ETFs like SPY, it seems it buys and sells stocks in the portfolio. For ETFs like UVXY, it seems it has no real stocks. How does ...
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Can ETF be inefficient?

For ETF, it seems the price is determined by ask/bid and trading price. Can it be inefficient, that the trading price deviates from the underlying tracked index? For example, intentionally buy and ...
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Taxes on selling stocks

I want to confirm that I'm right to avoid surprises. If I buy a stock (or group of stocks) at 70 and I sell it (them) when its value is 60... I should not pay any kind of taxes, no? Since I did not ...
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SEC institutional pre-IPO disclosure

All funds/managers with assets above 100M need to file their holdings with the SEC in the form of a 13F. like this one for example : https://sec.report/Document/0001567619-19-011051 There is a column ...
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Tax rules for investment LLC's

I have a question about how investments managed by an LLC are taxed. For example, say I invest my own money and buy a stock and I sell it for a positive return. If it is sold in less than a year of ...
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How can CLDR(NYSE) still be shorted after it dropped more than 10% the previous day?

CLDR is still allowed for shorting after losing ~2% on Friday, probably also because of this, when on Thursday it was dropping ~11%... As far as I know there should be a rule which does not allow ...
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Differing Trailing PE Ratios Yahoo Finance and Reuters and Industry PE

For example, consider XRX. Is the differing PE Ratio of between Reuters and Yahoo Finance simply because one made a mistake? Ideally, I'd like Reuters' answer to be correct since they display ...
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Do any exchange platforms offer the ability to activate a trailing stop loss when the price reaches a certain amount?

Let's say that ABC is at $1.10 and my desired entry point is $1. I send a buy limit at $1. The price drops and that order is filled. Next a 2% trailing stop loss is entered that will only be activated ...
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why is this UK firm's market capitalization number weird?

https://uk.investing.com/equities/uk-comm-prop-trust Hi, I am gathering UK stocks information through financial numbers. But as I was looking into this firm, I tried to calculate the market ...
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Iron Condor Profit Probability

I'm trying to see if I understand Iron Condors correctly and how to assess whether or not the risk is worth it for a given set of circumstances. The maximum profit on an IC is realized when all ...
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Is it possible to deposit stock into a Solo 401k?

Towards the Solo 401k limit, is it possible to deposit stock held in an investment account, and have that count towards the limit? For example, if my 401k contribution limit is $20,000 annually, can ...
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Stock market vs. baseball card trading analogy

I will use a baseball card trading analogy to present my question: The baseball card trading market, like any other market, follows the laws of supply and demand. The demand for baseball cards can be ...
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Market efficiency and secondary equity offering

Why would an announcement of a secondary equity offering send stock price down in an efficient market? I understand that in an efficient market, overvaluation and undervaluation of stocks will not be ...
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Do significant initial oil well capital costs overlap with early production?

I am trying to understand SEC filings of various oil royalty trusts. To really understand what is going on with them, I need to know the answer to the question in the title. To expand on it a bit: An ...
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Relation between par value, offering price and trading range

I recently saw a public offering of securities stating the following: We are offering 2,000,000,000 shares of our common stock, par value $0.00001 ("Common Stock"), at an offering price of $0.001 ...
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If I buy a low volume penny stock for 50% more than the current market price then will the stock go up 50%

So if stock x usually has zero volume, but there are sellers and the current market price of the stock is 50 cents and I buy 100 shares from a seller for 75 cents then will the market price go up to ...
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Steps to making first share purchase?

I would like to know the steps I can take to buy shares, for a common man having a bank account and PAN card.
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Investing in Canadian Stocks as an American

I've been tracking the cannabis industry for awhile and would love to hop on the canna-stock wagon, but I'm not sure if Americans are allowed to invest in Canadian stocks. The companies I'd like to ...
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Do my stock earnings from selling stock get double taxed from short term gains and then from my 1040 tax filing?

I'm curious to how my taxes work when I am trading with my own personal stock account at E*trade. Suppose I buy XYZ stock at $100 and it goes to $1,100. My profit is $1,000. I read that the $1,000 ...
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Is there a name for this type of pattern with ultra strong support and resistance?

This particular example is from DBC. I see it a lot on low volume stocks and penny stocks. Is there a technical name for these kind of resistance lines / patterns? Is there any way to make sense of ...
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price up under selling pressure

Why does share price go up in spite of tremendous selling pressure? I shorted one share after seeing one share where selling was three times more than buying but it went up.
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Where is my dividend?

I have been holding a stock "ASG" for almost one year. By the ASG Dividend History, I should get some dividend. I checked my account on TD Ameritrade, it only shows my share amount. But where can ...
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Who do you buy options from, if open interest is zero?

If open interest is 0, who will you buy an option contract from? And how the price is calculated? Also, initially, how the option contract price is determined?
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How would I calculate my taxes for a post-Chapter-11 distribution?

Situation: I held N shares of a company "JUNK", average cost basis $C/share. Cost basis for the shares was $C * N. Some time later, company "JUNK" filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. At this point, the ...
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Realize losses and gains at convenient time

Suppose I am long-term invested in some stocks or etfs. Consider the following two situations: 1) stock market is high, my personal income from work is low. Is it a good idea to sell (part of) my ...