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How to check for short term supply and demand on the stock market

Unfortunately the information in the market depth (the bids and asks you can see in the trading platform) only represents the minimum number of shares that someone will buy or sell at a given price. ...
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Why call options are more profitable compared to stock trading?

Suppose you have $100 in the bank, and you want to invest in Company X. Company X starts trading at $10, and an option costs $2. We will look at four possible scenarios. No options, stock goes up: ...
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Interest rates effect on bank jobs and junk funds from the book intelligent investor

If I work in a bank and interest rates are rising then how can it put me in a job security risk since banks will have more profits with higher interest rates and there is not need for employee layoff. ...
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I want to reinvest in a stock after 2 years of not investing

The profit is not reduced. If you invest in more of the stock it is a separate transaction. Your original profit isn't affected. Your current holdings should not affect whether or not you buy more of ...
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What will be the effects on the stocks of a mining company if they find a new deposit of metals and minerals

The abstract idea of the stock market is that the current price of the stock already accounts for all currently available public information pertaining to the value and profits of the company. At the ...
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How often do ETF's change holdings?

If an ETF follows and index (a passive ETF), then they make changes when the index makes changes. Their philosophy is to match the index. The index maker may periodically review the companies to see ...
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How do I find a list of stockholders of a public company listed in Canada?

The answer, as noted in the comments, appears to be that there is no reliable way of doing so.
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Where can I look up total returns of stocks, ETFs, and mutual funds?

You can view performance of a list of holdings with a free account at seekingalpha.com I do this regularly, but have not actually tried to automate downloading the information. My list includes ...
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Evaluating whether a company is trading below cash...?

Yes that is what is meant by "trading below cash". It means that investors think the company is burning cash to the point that it cannot pay its debts (the company is not even worth it's ...
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Can CAGR be calculated for a time periods less than 1 year?

Take it back to first principles. If it was $50 six months ago now, and is $100 now, it grew by 100% over 6 months. If that rate is continued (HUGE "if"!), it would grow by another 100% in ...
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Why should I use ROIC instead of P/E given that that is the price I'm paying to buy stock?

Since these two metrics are closely related in the sense that a high ROIC will tend to mean a high P/E (and conversely) you cannot really consider one in preference to the other. Also, keep in mind ...
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Why should I use ROIC instead of P/E given that that is the price I'm paying to buy stock?

ROIC is a measure of how well a company has used its capital to generate returns. It can be used to compare the efficiency or effectiveness of similar companies, or to see if a company is making ...
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How can a quarter's net income loss can cause a positive diluted adjusted EPS for that quarter

Finance is as much an art as a science. The key word in the metric you're referencing is "adjusted", which is a non-GAAP measure (i.e., not an official accounting metric). However, if a ...
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How to compute TTM of fundamentals? (trailing twelve months) yahoo finance uses secret sauce?

Nope, no linear interpolation at play, but you have to remember that U.S. public companies report quarterly financials (and usually semi-annually in other countries, like the UK). So as of July 31, ...
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Is there any way to understand all the codes/names/symbols that describe an individual stock?

@fguillen thanks for your excellent question! If you look at https://markets.ft.com/data/equities/tearsheet/summary?s=TSLA:VIE and use the drop-down, you'll see that Tesla is traded in a number of ...
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Where can I find itemized list of earnings from S&P 500?

Sort of. Partly it depends on your definition of earnings and return. For equities (i.e., stocks and ETFs thereof), bear in mind that one's investment return can come in the form of price ...
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Earnings Per Share Metric on Google Finance vs. Yahoo Finance

Given that I'm commenting several years since you posted this question, the layouts of these sites have changed; however, even now for Q2 2023, I can see there is a discrepancy. I have encountered ...
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What does "profits to the shareholders jumped to 15 cents a share" mean?

Expectations vs new information When the market acknowledges new information, the expected impact on the share price represents the difference between that information and what "the market ...
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