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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Are market makers obligated to keep the option markets liquid?

I know that each stock has at least one market maker that is responsible for keeping the equity market flowing, but what about the options market? Are the respective market makers also bound by ...
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What caused AMZN's price to spike down then up $100 in 60 seconds?

October 16th at around 3:59 the price of AMZN dropped $100, then recovered $100 in less than 60 seconds. Not asking what news event caused this. I believe no news event caused this. I would like to ...
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Compound interest and day trading

Is day trading better than long term investing given the fact that compound interest can result in large profits in the long term with small daily profits? For example earning 1% per trading day can ...
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What makes an actual share valuable? [duplicate]

Excuse me if this has been asked before, but I can't find the answer I am looking for. In a stock market, securities, typically shares, are bought and sold. But what makes a share valuable. Of course,...
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Dividend calculation

Beginner question, have been looking this up, but don't find specific answers and struggle to understand how this works. Partly fictional example: I bought 10,000 shares in a company for 0.5$ per ...
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How does the bloomberg website chart calculate the MACD?

I am looking at SeekingAlpha and Bloomberg. On SeekingAlpha, I have added the MACD indicator, and get the following chart for 1 Month data: On the Bloomberg website, I change the time length to 1-...
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Trading with Settled / Unsettled Funds (T+3)

My question is about settled and unsettled funds in a margin account. I'm an occasional trader and would like to better understand the settlement dates. Basically, if a stock goes up x amount, I like ...
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How do I get a seat on the board of directors?

I am currently unemployed, but I own a few shares of a public company. Could I use my shares to get a seat on the board of directors? I don't mind sitting in board meetings. This will give me a real ...

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