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How do U.S. stock exchanges specifically account for dividends and ex-dividend dates?

I believe that the confusion here may be the result of mixing up two different types of prices - what we might call "official" prices and "market" prices. The exchanges issue official prices. They ...
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Do online repositories of publicly traded companies' financial statements exist?

You can use the Securities Exchange Commission's EDGAR search engine to search all available SEC related filings. https://www.sec.gov/edgar/searchedgar/companysearch.html Top tip: use the fast ...
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How do U.S. stock exchanges specifically account for dividends and ex-dividend dates?

Even if the exchanges were to try to automate or facilitate the expected price drop, it wouldn't accomplish much because the only real price is what traders are willing to trade at, and traders assess ...
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How do U.S. stock exchanges specifically account for dividends and ex-dividend dates?

A statement made by many is that the market determines share price change on the ex-dividend date. This is supported in an article at Investopedia: On the ex-dividend date, investors may drive ...
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When an option is exercised, does the transaction show up on a TradingView chart?

Look at the various strike prices for today's TSLA expiration. The lowest ITM call with open interest is $20 and the highest ITM put with open interest is $760, with 1000s of contracts between these ...
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Is there an API for direct buy/sell access to the ASX and its real time data feed?

Yes you can become a trading participant on the ASX and/or ASX24 platforms. Simple trading membership on ASX24 is free at the moment but you need to go through the application process. See http://...
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Costs around a modern crowd-sourced hedge fund

Your inference in #1 is incorrect. The million dollars he has contributed is going to be part of the assets of the fund. This is common practice and is a way for the founder to express confidence ...
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If financial data is distributed by the markets themselves, can market owners manipulate it and change the prices?

If I am short 100 shares of XYZ that closed today at $53 and the exchange decides to arbitrarily raise the price by $1, what do you think my reaction will be? Or perhaps it lowers price by $1. What ...
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Where can one download monthly index fund prices from the deep past (40+ years) until today?

I doubt that you will find 50 years of free historical data data online. There are a number of data providers that have been around for a long time - Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg, CSI Data to name a ...
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How does the bloomberg website chart calculate the MACD?

The time period for each bar is different. For the Bloomberg chart you have it set at daily bars, on the top chart it looks like you have it set at hourly bars. You can tell by the amount of bars on ...
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Bid and Ask in Stock Market

The current bid and ask are where the market is trading now. If either of those prices are acceptable to you then you can have the size that is posted with each quote if your order gets there first. ...
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Bid and Ask in Stock Market

If you want to buy at the lowest ask, and sell to the highest bid, essentially you can achieve it through placing a Market order and you won't need to specify a bid or ask price. If you place a Buy ...
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USA average salary, historical data 1930-now

Two sources that I can think of are: US Bureau of Labor Statistics As the BLS is over 135 years old they should have the data. Based on this Monthly Labor Review article covering 100 years of data ...
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Why are there so many glitches in stock market (equity) data?

Why are there so many glitches in stock market data? The obvious answer is human error, aka GIGO (Garbage In, Garbage Out). Errors are made with stock market data entries. Web site providers of free ...
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What does the value in SEC FORM 13F mean?

Column 4 is the fair market value. References from the Form 13F instructions: Special Instruction 8: In determining fair market value, use the value at the close of trading on the last trading day ...
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Is the fundamental data provided by financial websites generally comparable across companies?

Nominal amounts like net profit typically aren't comparable between companies of different size. What's more comparable within an industry are financial ratios like return on assets, net profit margin,...
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Why are there so many glitches in stock market (equity) data?

You’re mistaking common and frequent. Stock pricing glitches are common, but not frequent. That’s because of the vast volume of data — prices every few seconds for thousands of equities means that ...
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What are "regional bid and ask prices"?

A regional stock exchange is a stock exchange not located in that country's primary financial center, and where regional companies are listed. Often, companies who cannot meet the strict listing ...
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Are the values for all technical indicators obtained from an asset's price?

Volume is not a technical indicator. It is a datapoint as are the open, high, low, close, change from yesterday. Technical indicators are derivatives of price and/or volume (rate of change, ...
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Schiller Stock Data

The answer is in the link you posted... (emphasis mine) The CPI-U (Consumer Price Index-All Urban Consumers) published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics begins in 1913; for years before 1913 1 ...
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Forex: Where does the order book come from?

Retail forex brokers generally lay-off their order imbalance to large banks that make an institutional forex system. So retail forex is based on an institutional forex banking system.
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Market data: what is "EANS-News"?

The beginning of the article in your link says: =------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Corporate news transmitted by euro adhoc with the aim of a Europe-wide ...
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How do U.S. stock exchanges specifically account for dividends and ex-dividend dates?

In the USA, broker-dealers will reduce the prices of their customers' open orders by the amount of the dividend. This is required by FINRA rule 5330 Adjustment of Orders: (a) A member holding an open ...
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How do U.S. stock exchanges specifically account for dividends and ex-dividend dates?

Dividends are announced by the company in advance of when they are paid. As a result, the day the stock goes ex-dividend, it is a near-certainty what the stock price should be adjusted by to take into ...
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What is the relationship between the short ratio, short interest record date, and short covering?

The short ratio is the number of shares sold short divided by the historical average trading volume. Source Shorts are generally not required to cover their positions based on a fixed number of days. ...
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If financial data is distributed by the markets themselves, can market owners manipulate it and change the prices?

The market price is by definition the point at which the number of shares that people are willing to buy is equal to the number of shares that people are willing to sell. Suppose the market price is $...
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What are the companies in the FTSE4Good UK 50?

The page Constituents & Weights1 on the FTSE Russel2 website contains links to PDFs showing the constituents and weights for a large number of indices. The entry for the FTSE4Good UK50 index is ...
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How does the Bloomberg website chart calculate the "Rate of Change"?

I was finally able to figure out that the so called "Rate of Change" that Bloomberg is displaying on its website is simply a substruction of the daily closing price minus the closing price 5 days ...
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How does the Bloomberg website chart calculate the "Rate of Change"?

ROC determines the momentum behind price movements; it measures it either as percent change or price difference. For the most part, price and ROC should move together. When the price and ROC diverge, ...
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Is it possible to retrieve Visa currency conversion rates in bulk? MasterCard?

I found a blog post that did a similar study to the one that you are suggesting: MoneySavingExpert.com: Mastercard vs Visa for using abroad - which wins? In it, there is a graph that compares ...
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