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What happens on the NYSE during an IPO such that the first trade may be hours after the opening bell?

When a company does an Initial Public Offering it is making its shares available for purchase by members of the public for the first time. There are two markets - the "primary" and the &...
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How does the stock market graph updates?

However, this feels weird to me since, if no one is selling or buying, the price on the stock market will stagnate forever. Why is it weird? If you have no newer valuation, you use the last valuation....
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Can US stocks list on one stock exchange but trade on other US stock exchanges?

US stocks don't automatically list on different US exchanges. Exchanges such as NASDAQ and NYSE are independent and have different (though in many places overlapping) listing requirements including ...
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Stock owned by minor reaching adult age

After some degree of effort I have determined that this has been set up as a de-facto trust account. (Not a person). So a transfer to a "new" account may need to be effected. Considerable effort. A ...
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Stock owned by minor reaching adult age

In the U.S., minors are not allowed to enter into contracts, which means that they cannot directly purchase stock. Instead, stock is contained in a Uniform Transfer to Minors Act (UTMA) account, ...
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What determines the price that is displayed by an exchange for a security?

A current quote from the stock exchange includes the following data points: Bid Price The highest posted price someone is willing to buy an asset Bid Size The number of shares or contracts that ...
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How do stock exchange specialists deal with opening auction imbalances?

I found the book's errata on the author's old website (archived link screenshot). The author made a mistake. It should be: For example, if traders want to buy more than they want to sell at the ...
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What are the extended trading market hours during a partial trading day for US stocks

Finally I was able to find the answer. There is no change in the duration of pre and post market hours on a partial trading day. Pre market starts from 4 AM ends at 9:30 AM. Normal market starts at 9:...
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Can US stocks list on one stock exchange but trade on other US stock exchanges?

Your question is more general than you think. The short answer is that yes, you can trade stocks on almost any US venue and the stock companies need only adhere to their listing exchange's mandates. ...
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Can US stocks list on one stock exchange but trade on other US stock exchanges?

Unlisted Trading Privileges (UTP) gives listed stocks the ability to trade on other stock exchanges without listing. The legislation enabling this is the Unlisted Trading Privileges Act of 1994, which ...
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How do the different branches of the NYSE interrelate?

NYSE American Equities used to be known as the American Stock Exchange. It is a separate exchange from the NYSE. NYSE Arca is owned by Intercontinental Exchange and is located in Chicago. It trades ...
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Does the New York Stock Exchange Building have a Business Continuity Plan for dealing with a hurricane hitting New York City?

Here's one article: US DOLLAR REPORT, SEPTEMBER 11, 2020 Most major stock exchange operators, including the NYSE, operate their trading platforms from data centers in New Jersey. Exchange operators ...
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Can NYSE market makers step in front of existing limit orders to fill an incoming market order?

A market maker can change his bid price to match the ask, but the trade can only happen when an ask price matches his bid price. That's the nature of the order-matching systems used. The prices you ...
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Do I need to do anything when a company I own stocks in is moving from OTC to NYSE?

When switching exchanges, the company and the stock remain the same. If the ticker symbol changes, your brokerage firm will provide the new symbol on your trading platform/statement and may contact ...
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where is all the financial data published: symbols, earnings yield, return on capital

Public companies trading on stock exchanges are required to publish their financial reports. In the US, the SEC (the regulator) has a database for all these publications (called "SEC filings"...
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Does the New York Stock Exchange Building have a Business Continuity Plan for dealing with a hurricane hitting New York City?

All the exchanges, major brokerages, etc developed (or refined) their DR plans after 9/11. The real question is whether they've let the plans "rot" over time through complacency. Anecdote: ...
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Is it possible to buy stocks and sell it the next day, then use that cash to buy and sell the next day and so on instantly with a margin account?

If you buy a stock (US) then you can sell it any time that you want whether it be minutes or months later. In Cash Account, you can make as many trades as you want with the money available in your ...
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Does each stock have its own designated market maker?

NASDAQ (where AAPL and MSFT are primarily listed) usually have multiple market makers in each stock. If you have level 3 quotations you can often see which market maker is posting the quotes. NYSE ...
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Does news that is released during after hours trading still affect the stock the following day?

Your questions are a bit contradictory. In question one, you stated that you "assume that the stock price would have sorted itself out during after market because it can still be traded" but in ...
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Does news that is released during after hours trading still affect the stock the following day?

Aside from dividends and splits, a stock's price changes for one big reason: people trading the stock value it differently now. To that end, every piece of information can affect it -- even ...
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