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Option chain with nil bid quantity and price

Lets assume I bought a call option ABC CE @.50 and now its value is @.10, but there is no Bid Quantity and Bid Price i.e. nill. Am I able to sell the option at .10 anyway?
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Stock on Stock merger when numbers don't add up

Company A and Company B want to merge After merge, company A stock holders want to have between 51.1% and 51.9% of ownership, so company B holders have the rest The problem is that Company A only has ...
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Which one is better for credit score: use and charge the card a lot or keep money on them and don't spend much?

If we have a credit card with 1000, 2000, 5000 of dollars, is it a good idea to use it daily like spend 30%-50% of the money per day and recharging the card at the same day just to increase the credit ...
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Sell Put Strike Price and Share Price

I have a sell put Strike @ $100. At expiry yesterday, share price is @ $100.32. Will I be exercise?
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Can I still cash my check if the amount is written before the name of the payee?

My boss wrote me out a check but accidentally wrote the dollar amount first before writing my name. Is that a bad thing? Or can I still cash my check?
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What happens when banks pay higher interest rates than the current Federal Funds range?

From what I understand, the range of the Federal Funds rate in May 2021 was 0.00% to 0.25% and the IOR and IOER throughout May was 0.1%. The federal funds rate at this time is 0.06% Firstly, how does ...
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IRS form for Advance Child Tax Credit (CTC) Opt-Out

Aside from the User-Portal on IRS Web Site, what other methods are available to opt-out of the 2021 Advance Child Tax Credit? I'm specifically thinking of an IRS Paper Form akin to all their other ...
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Washington Resident Purchasing Home in California

I was formerly a resident of California (before 2019). I still have family there. Now I was considering purchasing a home in California, that my mother would live in. My mother is almost 70 and ...
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Capital Gains tax for Rental House

I have a rental house in Seattle that has been rented for 12 years and is values about $485K. We bought a house in North Carolina last September and didn't know about being able to roll the proceeds ...
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If I short an option and the buyer exercises the contract, what will happen?

Let's say that I'm on TDAmeritrade. I short a call option to collect a premium. I also own 100 shares of the same stock in the same account. In a week, the option is in-the-money and the buyer ...
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How is the price of stock decided in an order driven market?

In all the online articles I read, it was written that while placing a market order in an order driven market, trade gets executed either at the lowest ask or the highest bid. But when we go to buy or ...
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Will the credit score fall when we don't use our credit cards for a while?

If someone gets a credit card and builds his credit up to above 800, then he doesn't use his credit card for a while like one month, one year, etc., will his credit score remain at his previous score ...
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Should I sell to open or sell to close

If I have inherited stocks through employer provided stocks (RSU). I haven't ever placed a "Buy to open" trade. If I want to sell a CALL option and place a trade (say current stock price is $...
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Question on selling PUT option

I am new to investing. Consider a scenario of investing where, I wish to sell a PUT option at a strike price higher than current market price. Question: Can the PUT buyer exercise the option anytime ...
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When I trade forex, am I borrowing money from the broker?

When I trade forex, I'm using margin account, so, am I borrowing money from the broker -like when using margin in stocks-? or it is like futures ? thus, do I have to pay a monthly margin interest ...
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In the US, how to interpret the capital gains tax brackets

This is a question about the United States tax code, and in particular about the demarcation between brackets for long term capital gains. I recognize that the specific cutoffs and tax rates are ...
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Should a business owner pay two different taxes for one thing? (One tax for his company and the second tax for his income from that company) [closed]

Let's think David and Sara have a bicycle company(Each person owns 50% of the company). The company's annual revenue is $200,000 and net profit is $100,000. How much tax should they pay for the ...
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Rule 144a and Publicly Traded Companies

Suppose you exercise an employee stock option and receive 100 Class A shares. Class A shares are publicly traded on the NASDAQ. Do you have to follow Rule 144?
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What options are available if the IRS denies appeals for waiving missing form fee?

This question is a follow-up to What happens if IRS does not receive 1120-S for an S-Corp? In June 2019, IRS sends Mr. X a letter with a fine of $7,200 for the missing 3 forms (each form cost maximum $...
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Significance of the word iron in option strategies

Why is the word iron used in some of the option strategies, like iron butterfly or iron condor ?
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Why is the stock price so different between XTB and Yahoo?

When using XTB and looking for the stock of Lancashire Holdings Limited (LRE.UK) the price is about 6.39. Now when looking at the same stock in Yahoo Finance (LRE.L) I see the price is about 641. Even ...
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Do I have to pay a medical bill when the ER never submitted it for an insurance claim?

My husband went into cardiac failure while we were traveling. He was taken by ambulance to the nearest hospital ER. I gave his insurance information at the time of service. About a month later, I ...
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What is the relation between “Capital Market Line” and “Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)” [closed]

On the Coursera course Portfolio and Risk Management, on Week 2, I am having trouble finding the link between the following 2 formulas from the following 2 slides: Formula 1 Formula 2 From video ...
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Child tax credit: should I file as a non-filer?

I have not filed taxes the past 2 years due to no income, but my daughter and I have been claimed by the person who is supporting us. I haven't received any stimulus money for me or my child and he ...
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We're in an asset bubble currently, what can I do about it?

My opinion is that we are in an asset bubble: house and property prices are sky-rocketing, interest rates are low, and inflation rates are high. I'm aware of the futility of trying to time the top of ...
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LLC Partnership Foreign Partner

My wife and I run an LLC in CA. I am a citizen and my wife is French with a permanent resident card. We are equal members of our LLC Partnership. I filed with TurboTax for our business and when asked ...
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Is a check paid to me still cashable despite mistakenly writing a bank's name on the back and checking the box for 'mobile/remote deposit'?

I received a check for settlement money. Due to how long it took to receive the check, I need to be able to cash the one I have now, if possible. I naively wrote the name of my bank for PayPal, ...
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Can we apply for Individual Tax Payer Identification(ITIN) for the first time in the out of tax season?

I am new to the US and just arrived here on May 31, but what I need is having ITIN to get credit card, etc. But someone told me you must at least wait until the next year's tax season that will start ...
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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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Using online friend's account to get an employee discount, is it a scam?

I was advised to ask my question here so here it is: I'm in the market for a desktop and I met an online friend who happened to be an employee at the company that I want to buy from, he gets an ...
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I want to learn all about money, business models so that I can reshape my future startup into global tech giant? [closed]

I'm currently 17 years old. I have a very brilliant idea of doing some startup in the future and I do believe I can really take it to a global level. But most often than not what I see in the world is ...
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What is the point of placing your stop-loss at/around the next fibonacci level when using fibonacci retracement?

I'm a little confused as to how this works. The graph above is examining a downward retracement in a long, upward trend. The recommended point to place your stop loss is apparently at the level below ...
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Does any Indian LAS provider accept Parag Parikh Flexi Cap Direct Growth mutual fund as security? [closed]

Is anyone aware of any Indian bank or other entity that accepts Parag Parikh Flexi Cap Direct Growth mutual fund (INF879O01027) units as security and provides a loan against the same i.e. LAS?
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What is the technological problem that cryptocurrency solves? How does overcoming that technological problem help in the real world?

I have read a lot about cryptocurrency and am yet to find a good explanation of why the technology does or even might someday provide an improvement over the current monetary system. So, what is the ...
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Tax for two fulltime jobs in the US and Germany for a non-US non-European citizen

I am a non-US + non-European citizen who is doing a postdoc in the US (under the J1 visa), in parallel, I have a full-time job (remote) in Germany. What will happen to my tax, shall I pay any extra ...
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Why did the CBO market disappear?

I can't even find data for collateralized bond obligations (CBO) for recent years. What happened to the CBO market?
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Questions about an estate inheritance in Florida

My father passed away last month in Florida and left his estate to me and my older sister. The estate is simple - his house (paid off 20 years ago), some household possessions, and a couple of bank ...
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Will closing a checking/saving account have a bad effect on my credit report?

I opened a saving and a checking account in Chase bank. But I decided to close them. I want to know will this has a bad effect on my credit, etc? I also like to know should I pay money to close my ...
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US nonresident alien tax when selling master limited partnership that has no Effectively Connected Income

A US nonresident alien wants to sell a few shares of a publicly-traded master limited partnership (MLP). The MLP happens to generate no Effectively Connected Income (ECI), and has never generated any ...
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Fiduciary Responsibility of an RIA

I'm currently an investment advisor with my own RIA sand I was approached by a company to do live streams talking about trade ideas and investments. They charge a subscription to their viewers and I ...
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What kind of order review does TD Ameritrade do on a simple and small buy limit order for a stock traded on the NASDAQ?

I was surprised to see that one of my simple and rather small buy limit orders for a stock traded on the NASDAQ got placed under review for 23 seconds before it got executed (small ~= 30kUSD, which ...
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Plan to buy a new Bike

I am new to this community and I need suggestions on how to buy a new bike. Can I put EMI or better wait for the full cash and buy that? Which is the best way?
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Totaled the car *after* repairs were already made; is this insurance company incompetent or is someone engaged in a scam?

The basic scenario and question My car was "totaled" by my insurance company, but they did so only after repairs were made. They wound up paying the body shop for the repairs, as well as ...
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What expense account is recommended for prepaid expenses where services were never received? [closed]

Our small business prepaid a contracting agency (software development) to complete some work for us. We booked the A/P accrual against the assets prepaid expenses account, since that's what we would ...
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Advice contacting the IRS? Refund still pending from 2019

My girlfriend filed electronically in March 2020 for her federal taxes for 2019. The IRS "where's my refund" page showed "your taxes are being processed" for 8 months, then in ...
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Are stocks listed in NYSE or Nasdaq trading at a premium

Are stocks listed in NYSE or Nasdaq trading at a premium compared with stocks listed in Europe, Canada, or other countries? For the same financial situations, such as revenue, income, balance sheet ...
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Help on HP12C SOYD function

HP12C SOYD function: I use the soyd function to calculate the percentage variation between two numbers. $1200 -> $1700 Clearly, we have an increase of 41,67%. But if I type $1700 first and then $...
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Why is direct money transfer to other people accounts so expensive?

I see from a similar question that in the US and Canada wire transfer are even more expensive than in Europe where I live. But I am interested in the situation in Europe even though their cost is ...
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2021 tax credits - How does child tax credit affect other tax credits?

Let's say my tax liability for 2021 will be $8,000 I have 2 eligible dependents resulting in $6,000 in child tax credits I'm eligible for $4,000 in other tax credits that are non-refundable My ...
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How soon can I use 529 for paying college

I enrolled into college. I'm thinking to enroll into 529 plan to pay my college fees for the coming semester. This is with an intent that I will be able to save tax on the money used for tuition. Is ...

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