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When a Company was expected and then made a profit of X $ then that X$ increased it's share price. or those the Sellers and Buyers [duplicate]

When a Company was expected and then made a profit of X $ then That X$ increased it's share price. or those the Sellers and Buyers? Is it because Company A did a profit of X amount, so X is now ...
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Questions regarding index funds? [closed]

I make roughly $35,000 a year. I have a few direct questions: 1). How much money should I invest into an index fund? (Please do not give a game of semantics on the word 'should'; I simply mean what ...
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How to calculate a forecast [closed]

I've been looking around to know how to calculate a sales forecast for sales generated. Not profit/loss; only sales made. Oracle's calculation shows some examples but I'm not sure if that's the ...
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Why did gold dip in 2011 [closed]

Can anyone give a good explanation why gold was mostly flat for 20 years counting from 1987 and then it shot up in 2006-2007 and then dipped in 2011? What caused the increase and what caused the huge ...
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Optimize return of dividends based on payout per share

A cursory search with the title of the question would most likely point a person towards looking at Div. yield or P/E ratio. The closest I term I can find to what I describe is Div. per share (DPS). ...
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What happen in this selling call option scenario

I am beginner in trading. So scenario is: For e.g. until the expiry date i want the stock value to stay at $50 or less. But what happen if the stock price went high and then go down near expiry date?...
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How to calculate take home salary in Sacramento, California? [duplicate]

How can I calculate my take home pay in Sacramento area in California? I have an offer of USD 95,000 per year in Sacramento. After searching multiple sites for tax calculations, I understood that it ...
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US bank offering Euro-based card? [closed]

I'm looking to open an EUR account within the US that offers a Maestro card (in Holland it's called "Betaalpas" which is the only type of card that you can use in all Dutch shops, and with which you ...
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Extra amount credited to my foreign currency account and mistakenly I spend it. What should I do? [closed]

I deposited some thai baht into my foreign currency account in india which amounts to Rs.250000 but in my account the same amount was credited three times and from different person. My initial deposit ...
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What determines deal price on stock exchange? [duplicate]

Let's say I'm interested in buying some shares, and I place an order to buy at 80c. At the same time, someone is willing to sell his shares at 40c. Now I'm told by the bank that they have a best ...
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What happened to Houston American Energy Corp. (HUSA) that made their stock crash?

I noticed this HUSA stock. And seen that they were steadily over the $10 line for most of 2010-2011 and at the beginning of 2012 they started going down. Yahoo Finance shows that they were upgraded ...
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Why initial mortgage payments go towards the interest and not principal? [duplicate]

What is the reason that initial monthly payments towards a mortgage mostly goes to the interest and then later on, the payment goes to the principal? Is it designed this way for the benefit of the ...
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What recourse do I have when being harassed by a bill collector who has the wrong phone number? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get rid of someone else's debt collector? I've recently started getting bill collector calls regarding a debt for someone I don't even know. I assume they have the ...
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should I sell some stocks?

I am 80yo and have some great stocks with dividends which is great but most without dividends. I need to remodel my home and was wondering if it would be sensible at this point in my life to sell ...
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Why do payment processors meddle with their business partners? [closed]

It's been in the news recently that payment processors are dropping their clients left and right, meddling with small businesses, and not being very upfront about it. In articles that mentioned why a ...
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Do I want less or more variance with an investment? [closed]

You have two functions. The first returns an integer between zero and ten, while the second returns any real value between zero and ten. If you get paid based on whatever value is returned, which ...
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Mortgage company using principal payment to make advanced house payments [duplicate]

My mortgage payment is 1200.00. I send in the 1200.00 each month along with a additional PRINCIPAL payment of 2000.00 clearly noted on the payment book as intended as a principal payment. But each ...
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Why does a decrease in tick size lead to lower payments for order flow? [closed]

As stated in the question: When the minimum tick size in the US was decreased, the payments for order flow also decreased. Why is this the case?
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Order book trading / low volume [closed]

In a stock exchange where there is low volume overall , can a trading strategy based on the order book be effective ? Given that you have all the executions and the best five bids and asks. Any ...
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Is there a name for this type of pattern with ultra strong support and resistance?

This particular example is from DBC. I see it a lot on low volume stocks and penny stocks. Is there a technical name for these kind of resistance lines / patterns? Is there any way to make sense of ...
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Are “auto income generators” scams or alternative investment channels? [duplicate]

Not sure if anyone here might be familiar with the term "auto income generator," but it's a marketing gimmick where a person/website asks for an investment, sometimes as little as $1, and claims you'...
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Continue contributing to pension vs waiving FICA

This is my first post! I have a little dilemma I have to decide whether I want to continue stop contributing to my city pension with the benefit that I will be able to waive FICA. Let me give some ...
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When I am continually trading an asset, when does each wash sale loss get applied?

Let's say I buy 20 shares of stock at $100 each, and later sell half of those shares at $90. Less than a month later, I buy back 5 shares of the same stock at $95. The stock then rises to $101 and I ...
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Rating a candlestick between a range of bullish to bearish

Is there a method to rate a candlestick on a score of bearish to bullish maybe like on a range of 0 to 100? like a bullish marubozu would get a 90-100 whereas a bearish one would get a 0-10 and doji ...
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Can I deduct on my IRS 2015 amended form 1040X return the tax loss from foregoing Massachusetts unemployment compensation?

Today, June 12 2017, I was told by the Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Insurance that I could not reopen a prior unemployment claim which I turned down in January 2015 arising from an ...
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Too little taxes withheld

We didn't have enough taxes withheld as we claimed out son as dependent. However son has worked and made too much money (at least I think). So we will not be able to claim him as dependent. Is ...
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Virtual currency investment

Let's suppose I have some ammount of money in virtual wallet like Paypal or Bitcoin. Are there ever any systems or institutions which would enable one to invest virtual currency, for example, loan at ...
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$100,000 to invest, how should I invest it?

I am just getting into investing, and am looking for some initial input: Lets say I have $100,000 to invest... and I'd like to keep my finances as simple as possible. What investment options are ...
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Are binary options really part of trading?

I watched many videos and read many tutorials about binary trading. If I really understood it, you bet that a quote/currency/stock market/anything will rise or fall within a period of time. So, ...
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Shared ownership/Fair payout

In a house with 3 shared ownership, one moves out and the other assumes payment. How do we determine a fair payment amount to the person that moved out? The 2 were a married couple who put down 50% of ...
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Is this a scam or not? [duplicate]

I saw a comment posted under an Instagram picture & it said " I will deposit this much amount of money into your bank account call or text me for information" so I messaged this person and his ...
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Are my friends trying to scam me or help me?

Some people I know IRL are saying then can make me $10-30k per day, and they need all my bank info including the security questions. They also said that I don't need money in the account. Is this a ...
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What stops someone from abusing the Annual Gift Exclusion Amount?

Let's assume this hypothetical. My son is now 18 years old. Since he was 8, I've been setting aside the annual gift exclusion amount and placing it in a safe in my house. With snipers guarding said ...
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How can I make $250,000.00 through investing within 5 years?

I've decided to finally start setting financial goals. I never believed I needed them, but it makes sense to aim for something measurable and possible in order to focus my efforts. I would like to ...
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Why does Costco refuse credit card payments from non-Costco members in the United States?

Alice and Bob were doing some shopping at Costco in the United States. Bob is Costco member, and Alice isn't not. The cashier, citing Costco's policy, refused to accept Alice's credit card: Alice was ...
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Is this girl attempting to scam me? [duplicate]

A girl I've never met before sent me a message through Instagram asking if Id like to make 20 grand. Naturally I said "who wouldn't?". She then laid it out for me. She said she manages access accounts ...
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What's the best way to be a legal tax resister in the US?

I have serious ethical issues with paying taxes to the US government, given the number of civilian death raised by the US gov military activities and destructive political interference abroad. This ...
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Using a self-directed IRA to buy vacation condo, rent it out to an LLC for $1

Let's say I have $80k in a 401(k). I know there are benefits and drawbacks to buying property with a self-directed IRA. If I buy a condo in a vacation/rental area with the IRA for $80k, the IRA then ...
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Can you sell stocks/commodities for any price you wish (either direct or market)?

If I go to Walmart and buy a bike for $259.99. I can decide to sell this for any price I want thereafter? Even $100,000,000,000.00 if I wanted? (Of course, whether someone buys is a different thing.) ...
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What incentive one has to pay a medical bill in this situation?

I was talking to a friend over the weekend and he told me that some states in the United States don't allow unpaid medical bills to be reported in the person's credit report. If that were true than ...
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How can I fund my bank account with a credit card without paying interest?

Been trying to figure this out. I was thinking of setting up my own website selling a service and using paypal to accept credit card purchases,then using my credit card to "buy" the service off my own ...
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Is it considered mortgage fraud if you work for your friend who can assign you higher income?

I posted this on another forum and want to get input here as well. Let's say there's a boyfriend and a girlfriend who have kids together. Boyfriend is self-employed but doesn't have 2 years of ...
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If you give someone your accountant and name on the account do they get access to your account?

If you give someone the name of your accountant and name on the account do they get access to your account? Accountant like the person helping you manage your money. I have someone offering to make a ...
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What are the real risks in “bio-technology” companies?

Biotechnology companies are often in the top 10 of the most lucrative businesses in a market. For example on Friday 13th march, the company I am interested in was among the best performers of the day ...
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Can we somehow predict the US Dollar vs IN Rupee rates for say next months with absolute certainty?

Background: I want to buy something for say 100 USD with 5% discount. Also, I want to pay minimum amount in INR. So, I have waited for 2 weeks now for the value to minimize but it started rising up ...
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Is there any real purpose in purchasing bonds?

I am new to investing, for the most part, and I have learned a decent amount about how bonds work. What I wish to know more of is simple: Is there any real profit to it, and is it worth it? From the ...
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Why does a share price fall despite purchases?

In the Stock chart there is a section where only purchases are noted, but the share loses value. My understanding so far has been that the stock would have to increase in value in this case. What ...
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If per trade commision is 5$, then, if I place an order for 100 shares of 10 different companies at the same time, what will my commission be?

I'm trying to trade penny stocks and I'm trying to determine which is profitable in terms of commissions. If I have 10 companies, each of them is priced at 2$ and I need to purchase 100 shares in ...
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Would it be a Ponzi scheme if I bought stock in a company with no revenues and sold it to someone else for more money? [duplicate]

I want to figure out what's the difference between buying stocks and entering Ponzi scheme under certain situations. This is more of a theoretical/hypothetical question. Suppose the company P makes 0 ...
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Specifically, what does the Google Finance average volume indicate?

From my understanding, the average volume measurement on a stock in Google Finance is over a period of 3 months. Is this the average daily volume over 3 months, or is this the average monthly volume ...

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