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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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'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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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I´m not a USA citizen, I use to had permit to work in USA, can i request to SS money back? [duplicate]

I´m not a USA citizen, I use to have a permit to work in the USA, I paid $10,605 in Social Security, and $2,682 in Medicare taxes, can I request this money back?
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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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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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Algorithmic-Trading Books [closed]

I'm a pure-mathematics master's student and familiar with stock trading (by books and personal experience), and also have a long time experience with programing. I wanted to combine all of these and ...
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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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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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Prior to COVID-19, had any country fiscally targeted unvaccinated individuals? [closed]

Upon reading that Quebec may impose a health tax on unvaccinated Canadians, I wondered the following: Prior to COVID-19, had any country fiscally targeted unvaccinated individuals?
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Why is there a maintenance requirement for securities in a margin account with equity 100%?

In TD Ameritrade, margin accounts show a maintenance requirement for the account even if no loan was used to purchase any of the securities. Why is this? How could a margin call ever happen if no ...
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What is Preferred Securities Outside Stock Equity?

When reading a company balance sheet, there is a section on Preferred Securities Outside Stock Equity under the Non Current Liabilities section. What is Preferred Securities Outside Stock Equity?
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Wash sale question about repeated buying and selling at a loss

I got into investing last year and there is a repeated trade on a stock I made that is bothering me. I'm not sure I fully understand the wash sales rule. Most of the examples online discuss selling a ...
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Is it correct for employer to not take out federal taxes with 2 dependents?

My wife and I each make $50k in the USA at the same employer. I noticed on her pay stubs the line for federal taxes said "$0", while mine is closer to $70, so we contacted her employer. They ...
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Cosigner is deceased, is spouse automatically put on mortgage [closed]

My father passed away in 2014. My original bank sold my mortgage to another bank. The new bank put my mother's name on my mortgage statement. What does that mean for both of us? I did fill out a quit ...
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Can I subtract credits/returns/refunds from statement balance and incur no interest?

My question is basically the Indian version of this US-based question. Another duplicate possible is this one, but it doesn't have any country tag associated with it, so I cannot go with it. This ...
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What is Best bond to hold during the bull market and why? and bear? [closed]

What is Best bond to hold during the bull market and why? and bear?
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Crypto Transfers of Large Sums Overseas for Beginners

Total newbie here, with near-zero level of knowledge about cryptocurrencies. I'm seeking to transfer large sums from US bank account to European account for a home purchase and would like to avoid ...
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My ignorance keeps me awake at night (specifics below) [closed]

I feel like a financial idiot, and I'm worried that I might be overlooking opportunities and making big mistakes that I will regret later. So, I'm looking for a sanity check on my finances from people ...
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Debit card to very remote location [closed]

I live in Costa Rica and have no home address. They just don't have that here overall. I need to receive my bank of America debit card and they will not send it to my Post Office box. Are there ...
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Is it better to have non-employer-related pet insurance if you anticipate leaving the company?

Logically, pet insurance coverage/premiums are more expensive the older the pet is when it is enrolled (higher risk factors associated with age, no preexisting conditions, etc...). I currently have my ...
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Roth vs. investing a taxable account [duplicate]

What is the benefit of Roth IRA in comparison to putting the money in a taxable account (stocks or MFs)?
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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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Selling a US Property and transferring money to UK

I am a UK citizen looking to sell my USA Rental property in Florida. I have a USA bank account and wondered what is the best advice in regards to retaining the value of the sale if I was to transfer ...
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Must all US public companies have an investor relations website?

Are all US public companies required to maintain a website where they publish press releases and financial statements? If so, do such requirements only apply to exchange-listed companies, or are OTC ...
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High Expense Ratio and High Return vs Low expense ratio and low return

I am currently investing in a Traditional IRA account using T Rowe Price. The two funds I am investing are as follows: Global Technology Fund (PRGTX) Gross expense ratio - 0.86% Average Annual Total ...
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What year AGI applies to Roth IRA contribution limits?

I would like to make my Roth contribution for 2022 as early in the year as possible. There are contribution limits based on Adjusted Gross Income. None of the sources I've read made it clear if it's ...

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