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Debt to Equity ratio of banks

I was trying to do fundamental analysis on ICICI Bank and I couldn't find the debt to equity ratio of the same as none of the websites was showing this. After checking for several other banks, I ...
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Why has Games Workshop Group not split their stock?

After a long period of relative malaise, the Games Workshop miniature wargaming company seems to have attained enormous heights of financial success starting around 2017. After spending a while ...
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Multinational income overview on the app stores

If a company or person earns money worldwide from his home country, let's say India for clarity, does the person file taxes for all countries he has supplied goods or services to? This in the case of ...
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How is a new index fund created?

When a new index fund is created, how does it go from a concept to product? Where does the money come from to buy the initial investments that are needed for the fund to have its advertised ...
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What are the advantages/disadvantages of investing in foreign currency?

I am learning about brokerage accounts and how investors diversify their portfolios within their brokerage or other investment accounts. One of the things I have noticed, especially in the U.S., is ...
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Which lots have to be sold in a wash sale?

Here's the scenario: I have multiple wash sales with the same company. Let's use Apple as an example where I'm day-trading in and out of Apple. The price continues dropping and I keep buying back at ...
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When am I entitled to participate in a stock split? — record date, split date, ex date

Stock split announcements usually mention a few dates — record date, split date, ex date. Examples (record date in bold): Apple's stock split: Each Apple shareholder of record at the close of ...
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How does stock split work in practice with short sellers?

Using Tesla as an example who announced a coming 5-1 stock split yesterday According to the press release, people that own Tesla stocks on or before Aug 21st will receive an additional 4 shares as ...
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Is there a site/tool to allow searching CEFs by Z-Score? [closed]

Investing in Closed-End Funds (CEFs) with a low Z-Score is a good strategy for finding deals, as the CEF will likely return to it's standard Z-Score of zero over time (regression to the mean). I see a ...
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How can I buy options for an American Depositary Receipt (ADR) that trades over-the-counter (OTC)?

I looked up various data sources, but I was unable to find the option chain for a sponsored American Depositary Receipt (ADR) that happens to be traded over-the-counter (OTC). For example, I could not ...
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What time do gold futures weekly options expire?

What time on Friday do gold futures weekly options expire? For example, I am interested in knowing what time the /GCV20:XCEC 1/100 AUG 20 (Wk2) /OG2Q20:XCEC 1925 CALL option expires this Friday. I ...
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Did anyone save the motifs from old motifinvesting.com? [closed]

I was looking to find the good old CleanTech motif and couldn't since company is no longer serving its customers and has been acquired. Can someone point me at a possibly an archive site that still ...
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What to expect from subsidence repairs

Our house is being damaged by subsidence. The insurer agrees and has accepted liability (actually, passed it on to a specialist third party). At present they are monitoring the situation and ...
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Is it possible to have a one-cent-per-year salary in the United States?

I'm aware of several people (mirror) earning in a one-dollar salary, and I'm not aware of anyone earning in a one-cent salary. Is it possible to have a one-cent-per-year salary in the United States? I ...
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How much real value has the stock market lost since Feb. 2020? [migrated]

In this question I'm using the Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund(VTSMIF), which for my purposes I find to be a sufficient indicator of the US market as a whole. (Please explain why this isn't an ...
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Can the U.S print infinite money? [closed]

I know that a country can't simply print money to pay debt, since it would only lower the value of the money, i. e. cause inflation. But what about the U.S? Since their new printed money is very ...
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CARES Act 401k withdrawal requirements - Is this a hardship?

From my understanding, financial hardships related to COVID-19 can qualify an individual to withdraw money from their 401k, with literally no penalty so long as it is repayed to a similar retirement ...
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Why does selling covered calls result in a negative balance in my account?

When I sell covered calls I see the balance that I was paid (the premium) represented as a negative number under the "options" section of my balances. Why? It makes sense to me that the ...
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Can a closed but undischarged mortgage be reopened easily?

Getting a new mortgage can involve a lot of paperwork and take considerable time. If one (for whatever reason) happens to have an existing mortgage that has been fully paid off but never officially ...
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GNUCash: Reimbursements from Friends

I just started using GNUCash to track my finances, and I have two hypothetical examples I'm not sure how to log. Example 1 On Sunday, I made a 100$ purchase. Since I didn't have a credit card on hand,...
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Can US private companies issue publicly-traded bonds?

In the United States, can private companies issue publicly-traded bonds? If so, are these bonds usually available to retail investors, or are they restricted to accredited investors? Where do these ...
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Has anyone ever lost money over the FDIC limit?

Has anyone lost money because a bank failed and they had more than $250k in deposits? As in, has this ever happened?
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QQQ vs. VOO in the long term. Which one is better ceteris paribus?

Look at the charts of QQQ and VOO. Obviously QQQ beats VOO. Expense ratio: VOO is 0.03% and QQQ is 0.2% Assuming QQQ will keep beating VOO within the next 30 years, does it make sense to pay 0.2% to ...
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Do non-resident aliens pay taxes on stock market gains?

I am a student in the US with a F1 visa and live in the US too, but considered non-resident alien for tax purposes. If I invest my savings in the stock market, should I pay taxes on the gains? It is ...
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Is it valid to have an accounting entry with a value of zero?

If so: What would be the use cases of such an entry? Is it a debit, or a credit, or something else entirely? Context: I'm developing software that has accounting functionality and was writing ...
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What is the revenue cost of the company?

I am analysing the 10-K form of an entertainment company. I would like to know, what are the revenue costs? For a service company, do expenses equal costs of revenue? Since for example in other 10-K ...
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U.S. Expat living in Poland working remotely for a U.S. Institution: How to classify myself for taxes?

Briefly, I am a U.S. citizen living in Poland. Recently, I was offered a paid remote position at a research group with a U.S. university. Due to the nature of the work, I can either be considered an ...
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Tax deductions for US citizens and corporations on US donations to Canadian charities with reciprocal 510(c)(3) status

I have tried reading other answers and past commentary as well as legal analysis, but... still don't feel I have a confident answer. Let's say Joe and Company A both are based in the US and receive ...
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I believe I have paid too much for my home, what are my options? [duplicate]

Pretty self-explanatory here. I have owned the home for just about a year; I still believe in the neighborhood's long term potential, but there is a bit of buyer's market due to COVID and it is ...
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Why are EU banks hesitant to open an account and take our money?

In Europe, I work for a small/honest internet business. We make a fair profit every month, so we wanted to deposit our profits in different banks, until we decide what to do with the money. To our ...
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Lack of transparency in house buying process between buyer, agent, and seller

I'm in the process of buying a house. I have put in an offer on a house. The agent says he is waiting for other offers. He could come back to me and say someone else has put in X amount above asking ...
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How is minority interest accounted for when calculating net income

Reading around, I found that minority interest is defined as interest in a company controlled by a company other than the parent company. Does that mean that anytime a company A becomes a shareholder ...
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Given one ISIN, how can I get the list of all the stock exchanges on which it is traded, along with its ticker symbols if any?

Given one International Securities Identification Number (ISIN), how can I get the list of all the stock exchanges on which it is traded, along with its ticker symbols if any?
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Core-Satellite Portfolio Building Strategy

I recently heard of the Core Satellite investment strategy and found it very interesting and smart. However, I failed to find other comparable portfolio building strategies and subsequently, a ...
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Bank arrears and purchase arears [closed]

A friend of mine owed his bank £200 and had £2000 loan to repay but he left the uk without paying it. Now the amount has increased. His relative kept receiving debt collection letters and they ...
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buyout siblings [closed]

buyout siblings on house in an irrevocable trust with little credit history and job history. My last job was done off the books; taking care of our mother before she passed. What are my options? Can ...
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H4 visa spouse: resident alien or non-resident alien

I am a resident alien for tax purposes (H1B visa). My wife is on H4 dependent visa in the USA. She has been in USA for 189 days in 2019. 0 days in 2018 and 2017. She cannot apply for an SSN. She doesn'...
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What simple investment options are there beyond stocks, bonds, and CDs?

In summary, I'm looking for an easy, medium- to long-term investment other than stocks, bonds, and CDs. Details below. We're currently in a market situation where the major stock market indexes are ...
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Is there a website that I can use as a bank to get paid from merchandise websites and use to spend? [closed]

I wanted to use one of those merchandise stores to get money, but I don't want to give my bank details, for three reasons. 1, I don't know my bank details (my parents do), 2, I don't feel comfortable ...
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Do businesses make a profit on VAT?

According to my understanding, VAT is the tax paid by the consumer on value added at each step. For example, suppose VAT is 10%. A farmer produces tomato and sells for $10 to a packaging company. ...
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What does “foreign currency” mean in this context?

I'm looking to sign up for the Chase Freedom Unlimited credit card as I'm about to make a >$500 purchase and would like to receive the $200 bonus offer. This purchase would be made on a foreign ...
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Is there any stock exchange that doesn't use ticker symbols (a.k.a. stock symbols)?

I read on this answer by kurtosis: Stock tickers exist on most stock exchanges and are unique to an exchange or country. Is there any stock exchange that doesn't use ticker symbols (a.k.a. stock ...
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What are the tax implications when working remotely and changing states every 3 months?

I'm currently a perm resident of Washington (past 3 years). I work full-time for a big software company. I would like to work remotely in Florida, California, and Puerto Rico, and Texas, each for ...
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Why is it uncommon to sell houses without an agent in the US?

On the surface, real estate transactions are quite mundane. You find a property you like, you get a lawyer to do a background check on the ownership documents and draft up the contract, after which ...
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Why do house sellers prefer to quickly find a buyer rather than trying maximize the price via a Dutch auction?

When the real estate market is hot, buyers frequently complain about how hard it is to buy a house given that sellers often get multiple competing offers within a few days, so you have to act fast if ...
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Money Transfer to UK

I bought a holiday apartment in Goa some years ago. I had an NRI account. The bank then changed it to an NRO savings account. I sold it three years ago and the money was paid into this account. I wish ...
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With the Presidential “Payroll Tax Holiday” being imposed, should I invest the money in ROTH IRA or Regular Brokerage?

We've had a Presidential order creating a "payroll tax holiday", and the best information I can find about this can be read at Forbes and summarized as follows: No/Reduced federal tax from ...
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What is a “regular way” contract?

I was reading a stock brokerage firm's article on Regulation NMS and Rule 611, which says: The Order Protection Rule requires trading centers to establish and enforce procedures designed to prevent &...
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Can you credit a card (e.g. prepaid gift or debit) that blacklists certain companies?

Various business, social and political groups want to boycott companies, but the list of companies they’re boycotting can become large (hard to remember), and breaking their own boycott can also be ...

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