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Which factors should be considered to choose from which Stock Exchange to buy? There is no straightforward answer. Generally speaking, if exactly the same ETF is listed on many stock exchanges, you should buy the ETF wherever is most convenient for you. If there are differences in transaction fees, you may want to choose the place with the lowest ...


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I'm in a similiar situation (age, available funds, location) and while I'm also doing a 100% equity asset allocation, the first thing I would like to point out is: Your biggest decision is already done, if you decided for 100% stocks. The asset allocation is the main factor determining your short & long term gains, so you really have to find out first ...


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NBBO (National Best Bid and Offer) is an SEC regulation in the US that requires brokers to trade at the best available bid and ask price. The broker cannot arbitrarily manipulate the B/A spread and " take a larger chunk" from your trades. If you have multiple quote quote sources, you may see that one broker updates quotes slightly faster/slower than ...


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It is possible for the same security to trade on multiple exchanges with different currencies. For example, the Vanguard FTSE EM trades on: the London Stock Exchange in US Dollars and British Pounds ("VDEM","VFEM"), the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in Euro ("VFEM"), the Swiss Exchange in Swiss Francs ("VFEM") and the Mexican exchange in Mexican Peso ("VDEMN"...


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Even though you do have the 'buying power' right away, you do not 'have' the money before it is 'settled'. Your broker is allowing you to already buy something else with that money - as do most brokers - because whatever you buy is also only due after the settlement period. Note however, if you use it to buy something else, and then sell that something ...


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You took the screenshot at 8:02 pm (I'm assuming that the timezone is Eastern Time based on the timing of your post). The regular trading hours of Nasdaq is 9:30 am to 4:00 pm ET from Monday to Friday. The stock exchange has yet not commenced trading in TSLA, so there are no bid and ask prices. Check again tomorrow after 9:30 am (since your quotes are ...


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The maintenance margin requirement is the minimum amount of equity you need in your account to hold the position. There is no fee associated with maintenance margin. You only start to pay interest when your cash balance is negative (i.e. you hold more stock than you have cash for).


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I've never used the Bond Scanner before and when I opened it just now, it populated immediately. That may be because as you said, the data is only available during US market hours. Or not. I'd suggest that you call tech support if it won't open for you now. Edit: Here's the IB Help page


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The Vanguard S&P 500 ETF is listed on the NYSE ARCA stock exchange. "VOO" is the ticker symbol of the Vanguard S&P 500 ETF's listing on NYSE ARCA. This ETF is traded in many places, including on the Mexico Stock Exchange's Global Market (SIC). "VOO ARCA" appears to be the one you are looking for, because it is the official listing ...


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ETFs are traded on the exchanges; you could offer to sell your shares in the EFT VOO and someone else can agree to buy them. When the transaction completes, the buyer will own the VOO shares that you sold, and you will have cash in your brokerage account that you can withdraw to spend, or to buy other ETFs, etc. In contrast, in general, one cannot trade ...


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I think the OP is asking about an index fund that holds stocks rather than bonds. In the case of stock index funds, it's possible for the fund manager to manage the buying and selling of stocks in the funds in such a way as to limit or even eliminate capital gains distributed to the individual investors and instead raise the value of the shares. For ...


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NMS is referring to the National Market System - a standard market for equities trading in the U.S. For most people, this is the equity you'd want to trade in if you wanted to "own shares" of Tesla. LSEETF is likely referring to a London Stock Exchange ETF. In your screenshot, you've returned results specifically from LeverageShares, a specialized ...


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Order Protection The order protection rules state that market participants should not trade through the NBBO - the national best bid or offer as disseminated by the market data feed. If they don't follow this rule, it is called a "trade through" and the market participant can be fined if they do it as a regular pattern or practice. However the market data ...


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Odd lots are not posted as part of NBBO bid/ask data and therefore they often take longer to execute. ITIC briefly traded down to $122 twice, late in the day. 100 shares traded and price immediately rose. That's a liquidity issue. The fill at $122.00 was a fill at NBBO. You were not filled because you were not part of NBBO. In terms of price and ...


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Trading delayed data in a paper trading account has value for learning to function efficiently on that broker's platform but not much more than that. IBKR's delayed quotes are 10-20 minutes behind real time data. It's possible to trade with delayed data but whether your order will be filled or not will be determined by current prices. Effectively, you're ...


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Check out the Bond Scanner within Trader Workstation: You can search for all kinds of bonds including treasuries.


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It's spelled out clearly in your link. For every penny the stock rises, the stop price rises one penny. If it drops to the trailing stop price, a sell order is generated (for a long position). Step 1 – Enter a Trailing Stop Sell Order You have purchased 100 shares of XYZ for $66.34 per share (your Average Price) and want to lock in a profit and limit your ...


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"Whereas the executing, or introducing, broker is hired by the customer and makes decisions about how to trade securities on the customer's behalf, the clearing firm performs critical back office duties to ensure that the transaction completes smoothly and successfully." According to https://medium.com/prooftrading/choosing-a-clearing-broker-...


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No broker would have any idea what traders at other brokers are doing nor would any broker collate the trading by any specific account holder and make that information available to you. OTOH, you can see all trades made in a specific option product by looking at Time & Sales but you would need some clever data scraping tool for active options since ...


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If you are using IBKR's Standalone Trader WorkStation, open the Account Window. Your available cash balance will be displayed under Balances as well as under Market Value - Real FX Balance. It will also be shown on your daily statements. I am not familiar with "IBot" on IBKR.


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When you buy shares on a US stock broker's platform, your shares will usually be held in street name. In street name registration, you are the beneficial owner, but the shares are held in the stock brokerage's name (i.e. your name will not appear in the company's share register). This is for convenience. You may want to read this SEC article to learn more ...


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You can disregard the Buying Power number because that relates to the 4X intraday margin that a Pattern Day Trader is allowed. The PDT requirement is $25k account value and this is only a $200 account. What you are suggesting amounts to buying $200 worth of stock with $100. The account value level at which a margin call will be triggered is: Account Value = ...


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IBKR charges 50 cents per 100 shares so yes, you would have to trade 4,000 shares per month to avoid the monthly fee. However, there is also a $1 minimum ticket fee so if you are going to trade 100 shares at a time (20 trades), you would only have to trade 2,000 shares per month. Note that IBKR offers a Lite version which charges no commissions. I don't ...


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Government securities and options usually settle on T+1. Stocks, corporate bonds, municipal securities, and ETFs settle on T+2. I don't recall the details but IBKR offers T+1 early settlement on some equities but the securities available for this is at their discretion (check their web site for details) Sometimes, a buy-in of a short equity position can ...


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Those brokers usually have investment plans on a limited amount of products - mostly funds and ETFs. For an automated investment, I think those products are much better shaped then single stocks. I prefer ETFs because on average they beat managed funds and they are lot cheaper (TER). I guess if you want to buy stocks, you have to do this yourself.


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Although I have made a number of withdrawals from my IB account to stay under SIPC limits, it has been nearly 20 years since I funded my IB account. My somewhat vague recollection of the process is that IB had a few extra verification hurdles in order to accomplish these. I don't know if the current deposit/withdrawal process is still the same or if it ...


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Commissions at Interactive Brokers are based on the market you are trading not where you trade from. The basic rates are: $ 0.005 USD/share for US stocks $ 0.010 CAD/share for CAD stocks. Minimum commission is 1$. These rates do not include exchange fees. The commission may be lower if you are adding liquidity and/or you are on their unbundled pricing ...


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