Questions tagged [trading]

Trading means exchanging one item for another such as goods for money. In finance, trading refers to the buying and selling of securities such as stock, options, or futures. Related tags are day-trading, trading-volume, and online-trading.

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How to calculate position size risked in percentage?

I'm trying to calculate the position size and understand the formula behind the calculations, but unsure of what the formula for these two results are: % Risk/Pos: 13.78% % Risked/Pos: $2,000 FORMULAS:...
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EU ad-hoc announcements/8-K filings in other countries [closed]

In many countries, companies whose securities are traded on a stock exchange are subject to an ad-hoc disclosure requirement. This ad-hoc announcement publication duty refers to the obligation to ...
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Margin Trading Questions (Reg T, Scaling in, Deposits)`

I'm researching how to effectively trade on margin and I'm having trouble visualizing some scenarios and I haven't been able to find anything online so any help would be greatly appreciated. Here are ...
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Are there any trading products which track inflation?

Are there any derivative trading products that track inflation very well? I was thinking for example that there would be something like consumer price index derivatives. Or maybe derivatives for some ...
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Trader I met online is asking for more money as a transaction fee to process withdrawal of my gains

I met a trader on telegram and after discussion I was convinced to invest $300 and then after 24 hours I got a message to increase the investment to $500 otherwise trading will not be done. After 2 ...
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Why up bar always show greater volume than a down bar in a High volume Trending up stock?

This question is related to Intraday (i.e. Day trading). In a "High volume" trending up stock, When the Trend is still strong, I have noticed that the relative volume of "Up" bars ...
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How can one do their own algorithmic trading (does Robinhood and/or Webull provide a REST API)?

In order to do algorithmic trading one needs more than just access to a commercial app like Robinhood or Webull. Their tools give individuals access to a range of tools, but all the execution of ...
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Price moving patterns change over time? [closed]

As I do technical analysis on stocks, forex pairs, cryptos, see its chart and price data, I came to think of that if some major technical analysis indicators such as RSI were once effective in the ...
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Understanding buying power and position size relative to fixed percentage risk on total capital in any given trade?

I'm trying to wrap my head around understanding buying power, position size and how it's relative to how much I can risk in any single given trade depending on my initial total capital. For example, ...
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nasdaq stock SABR bought on frankfurt stock market in euro

Nasdaq listed stock SABR CORP bought on frankfurt stock exchange in euro,same ISIN, is this stock the same thing different market, can I sell it on nasdaq?..Stock haves market specialist on frankfurt ...
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How to calculate actual dollar values from the fibonacci extension on Trading View

Can someone tell me how to calculate these fibonacci extension values? For example, this extension is from 300.50 to 89.29. Now, when I look at the .786 or .618 values, I figured you just multiply ....
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How can one make an improvement of my trading habits?

I find that I lose money with the following pattern: I find some stocks. markets go up I buy these stocks and markets to catch up But these stocks and markets go down before I put a stop order Then I ...
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Did weather futures ever trade in open outcry at CME?

Did weather futures ever trade in open outcry at CME (Chicago Mercantile Exchange)? If so, what dates? Also, what floor and pit? Thanks.
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Why are shares not settled on the same day? [duplicate]

I know the settlement process but I am still confused about why trades/shares are settled on T+2nd day. Why the settlement is not done at the very moment we make the trade? Any clarification on this ...
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What is Derivative trading and why stock buying selling is not derivative

In finance, a derivative is a contract that derives its value from the performance of an underlying entity. This underlying entity can be an asset, index, or interest rate. By this definition stocks ...
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What is ipo issue size and how they decide ipo issue size

What is IPO issue size? How they decide IPO issue size? I am asking about IPO issue size like 5000 cr. How they decide this size and what can be maximum IPO issue size? Not IPO share price.
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Are the good faith violations counted across all accounts, or are they counted separately for each account?

I read on https://www.winvesta.in/blog/good-faith-violation/ (mirror): If you earn three good faith violations in a 12 month period, your brokerage firm will restrict the cash account for 90 days. It ...
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Do perpetual futures have a net unrealized profit or loss (NUPL)?

Let's say you are trading a perpetual futures derivative of Bitcoin. I've always understood that these perpetual products have no net unrealized profit or loss, that is, if Bitcoin's market cap ...
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Why do promoters in public companies sell their shares and reduce their holdings?

Promoters in public companies can sell their shares and reduce their holdings. Why do they want to reduce their holdings?
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Conditions to trade ETFs with Schwab or other

I am looking for the conditions to start trading ETFs such as SPX and TQQQ. While trying to do it with an interactive brokers account, it tells me that I have 2 options, Be an institutional investor (...
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How can a trade occur with a price out side of the bid/ask range?

I see a trade at 07:54:04 of a price at $199, which is out side of the bid-ask range ($207.41 and $207.90). Does anybody know why a trade can occur out-side this range?
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Trading in the stock market, anyone else think this is kinda fishy? [closed]

I set random alerts and it seems that the price never ends up triggering the alert. This doesnt only just happen once but many times. Im thinking the alerts are most likely sent to a third party. What ...
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How would this trade be taxed?

I am wondering about the tax implications for the following scenario: Say I am domiciled in the USA and have some stocks, which I think will go down vs USD. Rather than sell them and buy back later (...
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How to Calculate Return of Multi Positional Trading Strategy

i have a trading strategy that buy multiple stocks in same time and sell another time. I want to calculate return of this strategy. Below table shows my positions that opened and closed. From above to ...
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"Unreported" Trades not included in charts Volume

Upon comparing my brokers time and sales with the volume data being presented on the charts it seems a chunk of trades are not being used for the data. Upon inspection its specifically all "...
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Difference between trading ETFs and the corresponding futures? GLD or /GC? UNG or /NG?

I am taking a hard look at options trading and I am starting with a modest account of $10,000 (I mention this because I think it might be relevant to the question). What is the difference between ...
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Using third party platforms to execute trades

Newbie here. I know that one can go to the trading exchange site to create orders for trades (I would like to create margin-based orders) that go into the Exchange Order Book. It seems - however - ...
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Should I enable trading?

While looking for Vanguard 500 Index Fund Admiral Shares (VFIAX) on IBKR I landed at: And the Enable Trading at the bottom caught my attention. Do we negotiate this in a different way than i.e. VOO ...
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How can the EV/FCF be less than 1 for big companies barring extraordinary events

I found out that a large bank is reporting an EV/FCF of around 0.8, this seems ludicrously undervalued to me. What factors am i not taking into account?
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Why do some opinion pieces say "this is not financial advice"?

When I see a video about finance (especially Bitcoin), they seem to always mention: This is not financial advice. And then they give financial advice. Why do they have to say this? It really pisses ...
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How trading fee is calculated in exchanger?

I don't know whether it is the perfect place to ask questions or not, But my question is in DEX or CEX, from where the trading fee is deducted ? from the base or the quote currency ? if trading fee is ...
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Bid/Ask volumes on stock markets

I recently got into buying some low volume stocks (mostly at NYSE) and noticed that sometimes when I buy/sell I get slightly different execution cost then when I hit the sell/buy button. I've figured ...
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If you exceed your daily buying power, can you sell after market?

I have a margin account exceeding the required 25,000. I exceeded my daily buying power to buy a stock. I got a message saying that if the positions are not held overnight, there would be restrictions ...
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Can I use my brokerage accounts and trading as my job evidence?

I live in the US and have some brokerage accounts and I have income from trading online. I also don't have another job. Can I use my income and trading history when I want to apply for a loan or ...
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I sold off my NVDA stock on June 21(record date) in after hours trade

I sold off my NVDA stock on june 21 after hours trade. I did not get any stock as dividend yet. will I not get it ?
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Intraday margin rates from futures brokers

I think I have a decent grasp on how initial margin, margin calls and maintenance margin work, but FCMs/brokers add their own intraday margin rate, and I need to clarify exactly how to calculate the ...
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Is any international (ie. non-U.S.A.) foreign financial securities market tax free or significantly less taxed than USA markets?

Hypothetically, is it possible to buy and sell some kind of financial security (ie. stocks, currency, even crypto) in some foreign market and keep the money there and pay no taxes as high as short-...
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The inverse of Trail Stop order - to open a position

Consider the stock of XYZ is fluctuating around $10. I think will move up above $10 dollars in the long term but currently, there is a downward trend. I need to but it when there is a change in the ...
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Restarting positions- How to find the best strategy

So, I have a question. The broker where I trade, has this special offer. Namely, for every three trades that I have lost, they return me the smallest loss.. For example, last week I lost 10USD, 11usd ...
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What's happening in this scene from Wall Street?

Here's the vid - about one minute into it, you can see the action I'm talking about. I know basically zilch about the stock market. But I have seen something like the scene above in a few movies - ...
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Drawing trendlines of a stock

I am newbie to the stock market, just experimenting for now. Could you please check whether or not the trend lines I have drawn are correct?
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Execution price when the trading price jumps over the limit price for a previously submitted sell order

I placed a limit sell order with a price of $11 on a stock yesterday, when the stock was trading at $10. Today, the price jumped up to $12 right at the open. I was worried my order would be filled at $...
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What's the average time for order confirmation and fulfillment for brokers in intraday trading?

I've been flirting with the idea of automated, algorithmic trading applications and have been running simulations for several trading strategies with historical, intraday stock prices. There's one ...
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Why didn't a margin call prevent me from losing more than my initial investment when buying on margin?

I entered a trade with 10 USD and a leverage of 1:100. There was a margin call, and the position was automatically closed. I would like to know how I lost 30 USD when I entered a trade with only 10 ...
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What will be the impact of time decay on Options Premium?

Let's say you have bought a July Nifty CE or PE in June at Rs. 250 premium. Can you explain how its premium will change over time if nifty increases/decreases towards your strike price? Basically I ...
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How many accounts do I need to trade Stocks. Future contracts, Cryptocurrencies, Forex, Etc.?

I am a new comer in the US and I want to start my investment here. But the first question is how many brokerage accounts do I need if I want to do and manage the investment on all of the markets? In ...
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Can you get insurance on a leveraged trade

The number one rule in trading is to set a stop loss. However, unless you are in the top minority of traders, there's a good chance you'll set a stop loss that gets hit even on a winning trade. I'm ...
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What is happening during the maintenance hour of E-Mini S&P 500?

I'm trying to better understand the trading hours of the E-mini 500 S&P, which according to the CME Groups web pages are shown like this: This is, however, rather incomprehensible for anyone non-...
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What do I get from reading "Reminiscences of a Stock Operator"?

Reminiscences of a Stock Operator by Edwin Lefèvre seems to be a classic book about trading. It appears to be a biography of Jesse Livermore that was written nearly 100 years ago. I have not read it, ...
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I bought an option it has a volume of 3 it expires two weeks from the purchase date it jumped 650% and drops then rises even higher

I bought 5 options contracts. It goes from being worth $125 then shoots up to over $1,000 then decreases in value when I try to sell. I tried to sell three times while it had a 552% increase, but it ...

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