All Questions

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
1answer
49 views

Home Lender Shopping: Should I use Savings Funds to Zero-out Credit Cards?

[USA] A seller just agreed to my offer on their house ($500k). This would be my first, and I am about to start reaching out to lenders for loan offers. I have $50k in savings ($15k in cash and $35k ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Canada: province of residence on December 31 for emigrants

Page 1 of the Canadian T1 asks, "Enter your province or territory of residence on December 31, 2019." If I emigrated from Canada during 2019, what do I enter, and why? Specifically, are there ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Does HSBC publish a balance sheet for each of its branch in US, UK and HK?

So HSBC is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, London Stock Exchange and the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. I can only find one report/balance sheet for every fiscal period (quarterly and ...
0
votes
2answers
138 views

Is it true that when we can contribute $60,000 into pre-tax or after-tax 401(k), it can be all after-tax so we never have to worry about the tax? [duplicate]

Some suggestion is that if we plan to have lower tax bracket when we retire, we can contribute into 401(k) pre-tax instead of after-tax. However, if some people may contribute $60,000 into either pre-...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

File for LLC now or when closer launch?

Do I need to file for LLC right now? The only reason I think I may have to is to secure the company name I want, so that Number 1 I have it, and number 2, so nobody else can take it. I hope that ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Government knowledge of tax filing from industry as a self-employed individual

Say I am self-employed and work through 'X' platform. The platform claims to only report and/or provide tax documentation if you meet a certain threshold. Given I do not reach this threshold and the ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

Can you buy and sell shares between different markets?

Let's say if I purchase a share that is both listed on TSX and NYSE. Is it possible for me to buy on one of the markets and sell it on the other? The reason I am doing this is to avoid currency ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

How to find targets in short term swing trade (0-3 days)

I am learning to trade in trending secondary markets. I am usually able to find support price but I can't find resistance price using the previous data. I typically use S&R in previous data to ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

How to compare revenue of companies with different reporting dates? To account for different economic situation?

Let's say there are two companies that have different reporting months for annual reports. Company "C12" report on 12 month and "C8" on 8 month. Now consider the timeline of possible events: 2000-1,...
0
votes
2answers
78 views

Should I sell my shares if the company is doing a share buyback?

Suppose I own shares in a public company. Suppose management has started a long-term open-market share buyback program using idle cash generated purely from free cash flow. Before the open-market ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Does management try to influence stock prices?

I have some questions about the relation between corporate management and the stock market that I think will impact my personal investments: Does the management of public companies try to influence ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

How are stock market indices such as S&P 500 daily volume calculated?

How are these indices volume calculated? Is it weighted average or a simple sum?
0
votes
1answer
35 views

What are the ways in which a company *directly* affects its stock price and vice versa?

It is most common that stock price is affected indirectly by the workings of a company, in the sense that the success or failure of that company influences investor sentiment, which then influences ...
0
votes
2answers
43 views

What happens to a target-maturity corporate bond ETF if one of the companies collapses?

Consider a target-maturity corporate bond ETF such as the iShares iBonds Dec 2020 Term Corporate ETF (NYSE Arca: IBDL). The yield-to-maturity of the ETF is approximately 1%. The fund holds 250+ bonds ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

Futures expiration date vs settlement date terminology confusion

As titled, are futures settled on the expiration dates, meaning either physically settled or cash settled on the same dates? My confusion is if I purchased a June crude oil futures now, when is the ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

I want to record a liability when receiving inventory that isn't mine. What is the counterpart for this entry? [closed]

When I receive inventory from a Vendor I would normally debit inventory for the value of the products and credit AP (sometimes moving the balance through an interim / clearing / unvouchered account if ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Difference of NAV and market price on stock shares and funds

For the case of companies, my understanding is that the NAV (net asset value) is all its assets minus its liabilities. Then, this value is divided by the total number of shares the company has issued ...
0
votes
1answer
83 views

Can I specify non-resident alien children as dependents?

I am a US citizen living outside of the US. Neither my wife nor my children is a US citizen, nor do they have SSNs. Am I allowed to list them as dependents? May I file as head-of-household, ...
0
votes
2answers
93 views

When we retire and take out the 401(k) and IRA money to buy a house, are we subject to a big portion of tax?

Say, when we get to the age of 65 or 67, and retire, and we take out most of the 401(k) and IRA money, if luckily they can grow to $1,000,000 to buy a second house, all at once, will we be subject to ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

What are some online e-TAX filing platform in India? [closed]

e-TAX payment procedure in India.
0
votes
2answers
91 views

Do I qualify for unemployment benefits if I forgot to file in time, but now I have found a new job?

I had lost my job in June 2019 but I missed on filling my claim in time (since I was busy looking for new jobs). I found a job, but would I still get unemployment from my time that I was unemployed, ...
0
votes
1answer
71 views

Easy way to donate a few dollars to charity, manually, every day? [closed]

(I hope this is not off-topic, and apologies if it is) I'm looking for an easy way to donate a few dollars to charity every day (possibly different amounts, depending on the day). Requirements: I ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

State tax refunds for non-resident aliens and excess

According to the instructions for Form 1040-NR-EZ, tax payers must refer to Publication 525 to decide if any of the state tax refunds need to be listed as additional income in Line 4. Here, for Non-...
0
votes
1answer
69 views

Optimum Location for Working [closed]

In general, which state and/or city in the United States has the best combination of income tax rate, living expenses, and working wage? When people talk about optimal conditions, a state without ...
0
votes
1answer
102 views

Are there any penalties when selling my stocks and withdrawing from my ROTH IRA during the 2020 COVID Crisis in May?

I know there is a penalty if I withdraw if I'm under 59 years old. But was there a new law that took effect to let us sell and withdraw from our ROTH IRA without a penalty or tax liability?
0
votes
1answer
39 views

Are there any behavior patterns that one can deduce from how a funds chart looks like? [closed]

The following chart tracks a mutual fund on the last 6 months (maybe someone with a higher reputation can inline the picture for me): The big dip in the middle is because of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

Tool to calculate total returns of a mutual fund over a given time period? [closed]

I am interested in calculating the total returns of a particular mutual fund (GSCGX) over a given time period (feb 12 2010 to feb 12 2020), including reinvestments of dividends and capital gains. I ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

Dividend calculation

Beginner question, have been looking this up, but don't find specific answers and struggle to understand how this works. Partly fictional example: I bought 10,000 shares in a company for 0.5$ per ...
0
votes
1answer
53 views

LLC in NY State but living and conducting business in Florida only

I am a software development consultant working as a self employed with a single member LLC incorporated in NY State. During 2019 I had moved from NY State to Florida and am serving only one client ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

Washington Gas Light Company serial preferred stock $5.00 series [closed]

Where can I find the historical price of this preferred stock, especially for May 2020.
0
votes
2answers
55 views

What happens to a stop loss order if I don't have any underlying shares?

Let's say a stock "XYZ" is currently at 100$. I put a stop loss order of 95$. I own 0 shares of XYZ currently. The market moved down under 95$. What will happen? Will the order be cancelled or will it ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

If after buying puts, you're uncertain if the price will drop in time, should you straddle by buying call options?

My grandparents surmised that SPY would drop to 200 because of COVID-19, and bought on Mar 1 2020 2 (they've sold the rest) SPY Put Options at $230 strike expiring on: May 15 2020. June 19 2020. Now ...
0
votes
2answers
69 views

Can I place a limit order to buy a stock below 25% of current market value

In Indian Stock market, Can I place a limit order to buy a stock below 25% of current market value as Good for 6 months on HDFC Securities platform?
0
votes
1answer
46 views

Can a market order be matched by another market order in stock trading?

I have found similar questions in this forum but those answers didn't specifically clear the fact.
0
votes
3answers
56 views

Linking Android to Chromebook Gnucash

I have GNU Cash on my Android phone which I purchased a few months ago. I have about 3 months worth of data in there. I have recently purchased a Chromebook and want to link the info in gnu cash (...
0
votes
1answer
66 views

Futures contract [beginner quick help]

I understand the basics of how the futures work but couldn't understand based on a practical sense as a speculator. "A futures contract is a legal agreement to buy or sell a particular commodity ...
0
votes
2answers
25 views

does bid and ask volume affect option price

I have been trying to figure out how option pricing works and so far my understanding is as follows: There are few methods to determine the option price, Black-Scholes method is one of them. However,...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

When are foreign exchange market hours?

This is probably a daft question. I am been googling for answers but still can't be sure about the answers I got from google. I am trying to send money from Malaysia to the UK through Revolut. But I ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

Maximum size of trade respect to volume

Is there a maximum trade size that you should keep under, in order to not screw up the market and ruin your trade? For example if on a given stock there are 10 million shares in volume, is there a ...
0
votes
1answer
140 views

Can't place Buy orders, only Sell orders are allowed

I am new to trading and probably don't understand as well how the market works at certain limits. I was trying to trade on IQ Option on a commodity (Oil WTI) to place a buy order, but it failed ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Can you move stock prices through a single orders?

Imagine that a stock costs 100$, you set a limit buy order at $105. Wouldn't this cause the bid/ask spread to jump upwards? Of course this order would get filled immediately, but shouldn't it get ...
0
votes
2answers
88 views

Do governments publicly predict when global oil demand = oil supply?

My grandparents fancy buying an ETF of oil companies like FENY in the future. So they`re seeking reasonably evidenced predictions like Rystad Energy's: Do governments predict like this too? If so, ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

Apply the UK ISA tax relief to investments I hold in my home country

I'm Spanish but I work and live in the UK, therefore my the latter is my tax residence. I want to start investing from my home country to avoid problems if I leave the UK (frozen accounts and the ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

What does it exactly mean by saying “buy/sell a futures contract”?

If I buy a crude oil futures contract at $20/barrel and sell it later at $10/barrel, I seem to buy/sell two different contracts. First, the entities of the contract change from me and exchange to ...
0
votes
1answer
416 views

Why did my $2.5 USO1 Call option increase in value today?

Today 4/30/20 my seemingly worthless USO call option increased in value. Specifically: USO1 $2.5 Call 5/8 On 4/29 it was valued at $.04 and stayed there. 4/30 I checked after hours and now it’s ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

Did these trades cause a wash sale?

I bought and then sold a stock for a gain on April 15th. I bought the same stock again last week and I am going to sell it for a loss. Is this a wash sale? This is USA.
0
votes
1answer
58 views

How to calculate a loan constant payment (like PMT) but extra double paying (without interest) twice a year

This is my first post in this community, already tried to find my answer, and didn't succeed :(. I'm working a way to understand the formula behind a loan that allows the client to extra pay the same ...
0
votes
2answers
122 views

How can I convince Hong Kong multi-billionaire residential landlord to reduce rent?

Brother Ivan rents 500 sq ft flat (46.45 sq m) in Hong Kong for $20K HKD (2580 USD)/month. Lease contract states he can't terminate until expiry in Dec 2021. Landlord is CKAH (Cheung Kong Asset ...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

Am I bound to the existing lease then?

I am an international student from India. I am studying in Saint Louis in the USA. In the summer of 2019 I went back to India giving my room for a sublet. I know the person who was taking temporary ...
0
votes
2answers
109 views

Shared ownership with sibling

Here is my current situation: I am looking to purchase a property with my sibling that we will both live in. They are a graduate student, so their current income isn't great ($25,000/year) but they ...

15 30 50 per page
1
523 524
525
526 527
593