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How can a resident of the European Union (not from UK) practically buy stocks?

If you're just planning to buy-and-hold, it is worth considering whether the value of the time you spend on searching for a cheap brokerage will not dwarf the savings. Around here (Denmark) banks don'...
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What tools are there to investigate why my FICO score would have dropped significantly?

Besides the things you mentioned, there are a couple of other things that can cause your credit score to go down: Credit utilization could have gone down. As JTP reported in this legendary answer, ...
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How can a resident of the European Union (not from UK) practically buy stocks?

What you want is a simple discount brokerage. Brand names here in the US include ETrade, Vanguard, Fidelity, Charles Schwab, and others. Some of them do business in Europe (though Fidelity US split ...
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How can a resident of the European Union (not from UK) practically buy stocks?

(All slightly guessing: this is how things are in one or two European countries I know, and chances are your European country works similarly - but things do differ between countries - so please ...
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How can a resident of the European Union (not from UK) practically buy stocks?

Banks that offer brokerage services tend to charge high commissions and some charge additional account maintenance fees. Therefore, it's possible that your bank may not be the best choice. Best ...
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Is there a White-list of Trusted Online Vendors?

I'm going to go with "ridiculous notion." :) The vast majority of businesses are legitimate, run by honest people trying to earn a living for themselves and their employees. These days, almost all ...
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How can I practically buy bonds?

If my understanding is correct, how can I practically buy government bonds that behave such as described in the first paragraph? You seem to be essentially asking how to buy them directly from the ...
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The website is running a series of WebAssembly process. As a computer program, it can do anything. e.g. cryptocurrency mining Use the computer as a proxy to conduct some "profitable task" Use the ...
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How can a resident of the European Union (not from UK) practically buy stocks?

I can only answer from a US perspective, and you need to check if it is different in your country. You can find a traditional brokerage firm and develop a relationship with a broker in the firm, or ...
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How to file form 1099 NEC free online

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How can we get a hold of our finances again, with much less time to spend on accounting and budgeting, due to the arrival of our child?

I have also tried Mvelopes in the past, and my experiences match yours. I currently use the desktop version of YNAB:You Need a Budget (YNAB 4), and I like it much better. Where we failed after a ...
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The other answers provide good descriptions of what may be happening with this particular scam. However, I wanted to add an additional answer to specifically address an incorrect (and dangerous) ...
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How can a resident of the European Union (not from UK) practically buy stocks?

I have invested in stocks since 1997. I have never used a broker or advisor. My father in law, a doctor, taught me how to pick stocks. I started with $15,000 in 1998 and now have hundreds of ...
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(UK) Using 'Money Dashboard' is in breach of TSB's T&Cs

You need to consult a lawyer in your area. Generally speaking though, if you breach the T&C, they don't have to follow them either, which means that whatever they were responsible for in those ...
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Personal finance web service with account syncing in Germany

I don't think there is a law against it. For example comdirect offers multi banking so you can access your accounts from other banks through the comdirect website. My guess would be: Germans are very ...
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Is there any unified online resource where I can view the percentage of an ETF dividend that is regarded as qualified dividends by the IRS?

Investopedia has a pretty extensive article on this. Assuming the ETF is a US ETF, then the disqualifying criteria is: Dividends That Do Not Qualify Some dividends are automatically exempt from ...
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What do the below terms represent in the watchlist in Keat Pro X by Kotak Mahindra Securities?

I can only answer some of them, and not being specifically familiar with that trading screen there's some educated guesswork here. But a fair number of these are common enough terms. Bid Prc The ...
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Online 𝘱𝘳𝘰 𝘴𝘦 bankruptcy filing?

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How can I know the true growth rate of index funds over a given interval?

There are many DRIP calculators on the web that will achieve everything what you mentioned. Here's one that I often use: https://www.dividendchannel.com/drip-returns-calculator/ Here is a Portfolio ...
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How can a resident of the European Union (not from UK) practically buy stocks?

Not sure what all this secrecy about resident countries is about, so I will just answer the question for Germany on the off-chance that this applies to the OP. I have a broker account with an online ...
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How can I practically buy bonds?

Bond prices vary based on interest rates, and how much time is left until the next payment. Risk of government default could be part of the equation, but also supply and demand. If you buy a 30 year ...
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How customary are for European governments to sell government bonds online directly to individuals?

I have created a community wiki so everybody who has information can answer here: Spain allows it: https://www.tesoropublico.gob.es/es/servicios/compra-y-venta-de-valores
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How to calculate theoretical past trades?

The thing you want instead of paper trading is backtesting, which uses historical stock data to evaluate the hypothetical performance of a given trading approach. See Investopedia and Quora for some ...
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How to calculate theoretical past trades?

Brokerage firms provide the best paper trading simulators. The good ones force you to trade at the bid and ask and only give you fills in the amount of shares/contracts that trade at your price. ...
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How can a resident of the European Union (not from UK) practically buy stocks?

First, have an exit strategy. Tell yourself: I'm gonna sell if: my calculations were wrong and it's falling below a given price specific market conditions are not met (anymore) after a given profit ...
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I don't have a 'I'll enter additional info on my own' button for correcting the cost basis of a stock sale on TurboTax online

You need to select the option 'I'll enter one sale at a time' for the button to appear. The button is not available if you select the option to enter a summary for each sale category.
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How to report a money laundering scam that is recruiting on a college campus via social media?

Yes, it's a scam. Run a business, and you'll know that it takes work to generate revenue. It doesn't sound credible that any legitimate business owner would run their revenue through individuals who ...
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iShares UK Equity Index Fund rate of change indicator

Period refers to the number of data points that you are looking at. If it is daily data then a period of 10 covers ten days. If it is one minute bars then a period of 10 covers 10 one minute bars. ...
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Personal finance web service with account syncing in Germany

As much as I know StarMoney has also a web service for banking.
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