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Investment strategy for Google: What did I do wrong?

This is clearly not the answer you’re looking for, but you went wrong by trying to pick stocks and time the market. It’s been shown to be a fool’s game. Furthermore: if you picked several stocks, ...
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Investment strategy for Google: What did I do wrong?

It's tech-heavy because I am a tech guy and I always feel comfortable investing in a tech company. First, no you do not feel comfortable. You invested in an incredibly volatile company in a volatile ...
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Investment strategy for Google: What did I do wrong?

Check your price to earnings ratios and your price to book ratios for each of your assets. It has been an upward ride, so "foolish" stocks like Alphabet tend to rise faster. I would begin to ...
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Investment strategy for Google: What did I do wrong?

If there was an easy answer to your question, everybody would be millionaires. I suggest reading "One Up on Wall Street" by Peter Lynch. After you are done with that, read "Security Analysis" by ...
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Investment strategy for Google: What did I do wrong?

It's tech-heavy because I am a tech guy and I always feel comfortable investing in a tech company. That's a huge mistake. You're investing in your own industry, which is a lot like investing in your ...
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How much money do you have to make every year before you have to pay tax?

I'm not confident that the requirements for 2017 are up yet, but assuming they don't change much from those of 2016, then probably not if you have no other earnings this year. If you make $500 a ...
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How much money do you have to make every year before you have to pay tax?

Since your YouTube income is considered self-employment income and because you probably already made more than $400 in net income (after deducting expenses from the $4000 you've received so far), you ...
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Google capitalzation vs Apple $3T

The market cap reported is the total market cap of all classes of shares that have ownership rights, so it's incorrect to add the reported market cap of each class. So it's the "size" of ...
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If a company reaches 100% market share, will the stock price stagnate?

Why would the stock price stop growing... Shouldn't the fact, that it keeps its great position be enough for the stock price to keep rising? First of all, 100% market share would not in and of ...
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If a company reaches 100% market share, will the stock price stagnate?

The market share doesn't matter. The revenue matters, and the profit matters more. 100% market share means the company can still grow if they manage to grow the market. The 100% market share can make ...
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If a company reaches 100% market share, will the stock price stagnate?

the ability to generate recurring revenue is more important than market share. Assume all the people on earth use google. Google generates revenue not directly from the searchers. Instead the ...
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If a company reaches 100% market share, will the stock price stagnate?

Not necessarily. The market may grow. Imagine all sold phones are from Apple, thus they have reached 100% market share. But what if the next year twice as many people want a new phone. More phones ...
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Google Adsense 1099-Misc

Does this mean google took money out for me? Is this them showing me how much I owe? Federal income tax withheld means that the payer already deducted some of your earnings from your paycheck to pay ...
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Preferred stocks vs common stocks and Goog vs Googl?

Preferred stocks are income securities that pay an annual dividend (usually quarterly but sometimes monthly or semi-annually) unless they are fixed/floating issues. Most are issued at $25. Most ...
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Investment strategy for Google: What did I do wrong?

Part of the reason for Google's fall in stock price might be bad analysis of fundamentals like the highly upvoted comment about P/E ratio. If you read Google's latest earnings report, they say The ...
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Facing problem while creating a Google Portfolio tracking spreadsheet

the space is irrelevant as per the docs, Some attributes may not yield results for all symbols. GOOGLEFINANCE is only available in English and does not support most international exchanges. Also ...
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Why does Google Workspaces offer two pricing plans where there is absolutely zero benefit to the annual commitment?

For businesses, the point in time when they pay can be of relevance, as they get to deduct their cost in the fiscal year they paid it (if at least one day of the period paid for is within that fiscal ...
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Money transferred from Google Play/ iTunes Store to a bank account

You gave a merchant $100 for a $100 gift card. The merchant sends probably $80 or $90 to Apple or Google. You voluntarily handed that gift card to a third party. That’s your responsibility. There’s no ...
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Money transferred from Google Play/ iTunes Store to a bank account

I think the premise of your question is an incorrect assumption about how gift card scams work. "someone transfers money from Google Play/ iTunes store to their bank account" Google play ...
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As non resident alien receiving grants from Google would I be elligible to receive stimulus checks if I register an itin?

Filing a tax return with an ITIN will not help you get a stimulus payment. People without Social Security Numbers (that were issued before the due date of the tax return) are not eligible for the ...
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How do software developers outside of Japan collect and remit Japanese Consumption Tax?

Disclaimer: I am not a financial advisor or an official tax advisor. You should consult your agent to discuss and plan a real set of actionable steps that allow you to comply with the regulation. ...
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US income tax for non US citizen

You know, the whole Idea around the payment services like Google store, Apple store, ShareIt, ... is to save you all the hassle of international taxation. You get you money from google India and ...
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US income tax for non US citizen

No, you will not have to pay income tax to the US if you aren't a tax resident of the US. You likely will have to pay income tax in the country you live and/or your country of citizenship.
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Do I need to pay sales tax selling to US customers from Europe? Does selling through Google change that?

I'm Carlos, the founder of Quaderno. Thanks for sharing our article. EU businesses don't have to collect any sales taxes in USA, unless they have a permanent establishment in that country, which is ...
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If a company reaches 100% market share, will the stock price stagnate?

Also, there’s no law restricting companies to one market. A company like Google with superb technical skills and a massive cash flow from dominance in one market is well placed to enter or create new ...
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