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Can home office deduction be taken for a portion of the area

Self employed, provide services for clients in an area of my home in the United States of America. Most of that area is not exclusively used, but there are storage areas as well as closets that are ...
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How to find out when a stock started to trade on a US stock exchange?

I see the initial date of AKTX is in Jun 07, 2013 on tradingview. https://www.tradingview.com/chart/d0ZFlHyB/?symbol=NASDAQ%3AAKTX But barchart shows Dec 2012 as the earliest date. https://www....
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When a stock held in an IRA takes a downturn, is that a good time to move that asset to a Roth IRA?

I have some traditional IRA funds invested in QuantumScape, and it's down quite a bit since the initial purchase. I want to continue to have some holdings in the company. Would this be a good time to ...
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How to remove the gap from the chart in TWS?

TWS shoes a gap for the time which the market is offline. How to remove the gap? Is there any way to see the pre-market and aftermarket time but hide them for the tickers which are not exchanged out ...
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Why some stocks are priced low compared to others even if the market cap is higher?

The following is the price chart of Ford and Rivian. The stock price of Ford is $25.21 and the market cap is $100B. The stock price of Rivian is $79.95 and the market cap is $72B. My questions are: ...
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Going from self employment to being an employee

Is there a way to determine what my take home pay needs to be in order to start working for a company, whether it is hourly or salary? I am located in NW WA state and have been self employed since ...
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How to trade stock e.g, BABA using monthly options (wheel strategy)?

Say you want to buy up to 400 shares of BABA in the current $130 range to $100. How do you implement an option strategy in the meantime to make some extra cash while waiting for a $10 stock gain? Buy ...
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Is there a theta in futures?

Is there a theta/delta (like in options) in futures? I mean, if the spot price of the underlying (for example: crude oil) up $5, Is there a ratio that the front 6 months contract will be affected, and ...
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Time of resignation and impact on pay if paid bi-weekly instead of bi-monthly

My company has just switched from bi-monthly pay to bi-weekly. The result is that for the first few months of this year, we are actually paid less than for later months in the year. I of course ...
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investment return vs market return vs speculative return?

Just started to read the book 'The Little Common Sense of Investing' by John C.Bogle. In chapter 2 of the book, the author talks about investment return and market return. I tried to search on the ...
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Sold Calif. house for more than we paid, but moved to more expensive Calif. house. Do we owe tax?

Bought house [A] in May 2019 for $590k. In 2021, bought house [B] for $915k in July and sold house [A] for $754k in Dec. Moved from A to B july/aug 2021. UPDATED 1/15/2022... Both houses were our ...
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I paid off a car loan early, but it was reported on my credit score as "closed" bringing it down. Shouldn't paying off that debt increase my score?

I paid on it for at least 3 to 4 years. It was reported as a "closed account" instead of paid off in good standing. I called the creditor and customer service ultimately send me a letter ...
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Is a Brokerage obligated to sell "In the money" Warrants prior to expiration?

Company Press Notice of the public warrant's pending expiration date was not made. Nor was the broker's notice of the pending expiration received until after the expiration date and time. Before ...
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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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Do we get EPS (Earnings per share) if I buy Google's stock?

I am a newbie at investing. I just read that Google's IPO price was $85 per share. If I had invested $1000 to buy 11.76 shares at that time, then assuming that its stock price is $2,750 per share ...
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Which days count when daily rate is used to calculate interest?

Say you get a loan on Jan 20 with monthly payments due 15th every month. You have the money in your hand some time in the middle of Jan 20 already, that’s the day when the contract came to existence. ...
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'iss' function in "FinCal" package in 'R'

Following is the 'iss' function in "FinCal" package in 'R'. iss: calculate the net increase in common shares from the potential exercise of stock options or warrants. Description: calculate ...
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What does the word contribution mean in contracts? [migrated]

What does the word contribution in the following statement: The position would be subject to a contract and would come with a contribution of £1000 GBP per annum, understood as a contribution to ...
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Is a larger down payment worth it? [duplicate]

I currently own a home and am looking to buy another. I will be buying the second home before I sell my current home and the seller of the second home refuses to do contingent offers so I will be ...
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Why adjust for inflation annually, as opposed to realising it after the holding period?

Why do investors offset their annual returns against inflation, when inflation isn't realised until the end of the holding period (when the investor is actually spending the money)? An example: ...
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Is there a way to buy a house for the average price over some future period of time?

Suppose I thought the current housing market was inflated, and I expected prices to go down in the future. However, I still want to buy a house. So I'm thinking, does there exist a contract where The ...
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What's the difference between a soft and hard credit check?

I understand that hard credit checks negatively impact a person's credit score. Why would it work this way, because it's seen as a negative thing to be applying for credit cards too often? Even then ...
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Role of fees in mutual funds: Is it exaggerated?

It seems to me that the role of fees in mutual funds is somewhat exaggerated. Say, if funds A and B charge 1.3 and 0.3 percent, respectively, and over a period of 10 years the annualize return of A ...
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Are physical ETFs allowed to trade more often then what they report?

Looking at any ETF, they often show a rebalance interval in a fact sheet. For example, DE0006289390 shows "quarterly" there. May the managers/administrators (or however you call the people) of the ...
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Can NYSE market makers step in front of existing limit orders to fill an incoming market order?

Suppose the lowest offer on stock S is $10. This offer is not the market maker's offer. A trader places a market order to buy stock S on the NYSE. Can the NYSE market maker "intercept" this ...
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Switching from manual cryptocurrency tax calculations to cryptocurrency tax software [closed]

I've been doing my crypto taxes manually via spreadsheets etc then entering the transaction with their cost basis in TurboTax. I trade on three exchanges (Coinbase Pro + Kraken + Robinhood) and ...
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Where does the formula for terminal value come from?

I am a beginner investor and I had this doubt in DCF models of valuation. Where does the formula for terminal value even come from? Like I have seen this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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Canadian taxes: Is it possible to declare dividends for a small business corporation with no other income other than investments (passive income)?

I have a small business that is now dormant since I switched to full time employment This is a small inc created before the professional corporations were defined by the Canada Revenue Agency (not ...
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Does daily leverage certificate value decrease over time?

I see that there is a type of investment called Daily Leverage Certificate which allows investor to buy a certificate tracking an index with multiple leverage factor. Meaning to say that if the index ...
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Should trades be averaged under the "same day" capital gains tax rule?

Say you have the following list of trades: Buy 100 XYZ at £50 a share on March 1st Buy 100 XYZ at £51 a share on March 1st Sell 200 XYZ at £60 a share on March 20th This would result in a net profit ...
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Understanding UK split years and double taxation agreements

From Residence, Domicile and Remittance Basis Manual 12010: If during a year the individual starts to live or work abroad, or comes from abroad to live or work in the UK, the tax year will be split ...
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Can you require an employer to give you a minimal period contract? [closed]

If you decide to switch job, can you require an employer to guarantee that you will be able to work for them for 1 year at least without being able to get fired after a trial period? I am asking, ...
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Self Directed IRA take over current mortgage?

My family and I currently live in a townhome. We are interested in buying a single family home which will be our primary residence. We would like to keep this home and rent it out as an investment ...
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How to choose between Roth IRA and Traditional IRA

I have been contributing to Roth IRA for several years now. At this point my income have jumped up so I cannot contribute to Roth IRA anymore, unless I use the backdoor. Currently, my tax rate is 24%. ...
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Capital Gains tax on Spanish Stock US Resident

I have two questions, I think the first will be simpler. If buy an ADR stock in say Santander or Telefonica do I have pay Spanish capital gains on the stock and file a Spanish tax return when I sell ...
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How does a credit card company receive credit card bill payments? [closed]

If I make a payment to my credit card, how does that transaction actually happen behind the scenes? Does money from my checking account get transferred into the credit card issuer's checking account? ...
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Do I pay tax on money I send myself in another country?

I live and work in the US. I am a resident in the US for tax purposes, but am not a permanent legal resident (H1-B visa). I am originally from the UK and have some financial responsibilities there ...
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Do bank use the same math formula to calculate the mortgage amortization table?

I've started making a spreadsheet to evaluate mortgages and how they would fit other financial plans. The most complicated part seems to be the mortgage calculation formula. That's the formula the ...
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When an electronic market reopens in the morning how are all the bids handled?

When an electronic market reopens in the morning how exactly are all the bids (including market orders from both sides) handled? A good answer should include a description of the process the exchange ...
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What happens if I don't claim all installment payments on my Canadian income tax return?

The Canadian income tax return line 47600 is for "tax paid by installments". Assuming I overpaid, if I enter less than the amount I actually paid (making the total owed or refunded be zero), ...
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Stock Analysis Equation Questions

I am a newer value investor and I am trying to slowly learn. I came across these equations and I am not able to find for sure online or in the books I have available what these abbreviations/acronyms ...
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UK global consultant, living and working in different EU countries

I am due to move to Barcelona after living in Paris for 3 years, as property is cheaper there, but still close to international airport, which is ideal for my work. I now find myself in a situation ...
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Equivalence yearly salary (perm) and daily PAYE (contract) in UK

I have a permanent role in UK that pays £130,000 base salary plus a car allowance of about £6,900. I also receive a bonus (£20,000 per year). Finally my company contributes 10% to my pension plan,I ...
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Automatic payment *after* payment due date: why?

My water bill has an option for automatic payment, which I would like to enroll in (as it would be convenient), but something it mentions about the dates gives me pause: on the page to set it up, it ...
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Stimulus not received to date

I receive SSI via direct deposit also received 2018 SSA-1099 benefit statement. To date I have not receive stimulus. I filled out pertinent info for "My Payment" on the IRS website it stated I did not ...
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What's the point of liability insurance?

My question comes from answers and comments to this question: Why is net worth a recommended minimum for insurance coverage If a lawyer will bleed you dry (take what you're insured for PLUS what you ...
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Is there a renter vandalism insurance

I'm renting out my house soon, it there some kind of insurance I can buy to protect me from renter vandalism? I'm living in the Northeast coasts of the US.
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Why is the price of 10-year note different for the same yield?

Looking at the price of 10-year note (ZN) futures, I noticed that the price of ZN futures corresponding to ~1.70% yield was ~128 today but was ~131 in March 2021. Why is there such a huge difference ...
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Friend has 90k USD after a home sale, use it to buy a new home in new location or pay down med school loans?

I have a friend. He is an up-and-coming doctor. This means he has about $160k in student loans. The interest rate is about 6%. In a month or two he is selling his house. From this sale he will have ...
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Are 'EPS (TTM)' and 'returnonequity' the same?

I am using Yahoo finance and am interested in the EPS (TTM) value of a company. I use the REST API option of Yahoo finance and found get-statistics v3. This API returns a property returnonequity which ...

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