Generally, a stock that is described as 'listed' is a stock that meets the requirements of the top tier exchange/market. Other stocks that are bought and sold on a second- or third-tier market are not described as listed, but often simply referred to as being 'traded' or 'quoted' on that exchange. (Technically, all public stocks are quoted/traded.) If I ...
When you are buying CSPX, which uses USD as Base Currency, the FX issue comes in two forms:
One-time transaction fee.
Exchange rate change over a period of time.
The first part, one-time transaction fee, is dependent on whether the conversion is performed by your own Bank, or by a Market Maker that aims to maintain no-arbitrage condition between CSPXN.MX, ...
I don't know how foreign exchanges work but I would assume that they're no different there than we have here in the US where we use NBBO (National Best Bid and Best Offer).
The market maker posts his bid and ask price.
For example, the quote is $10.10 x $10.20.
If you place an order to buy at $10.11 then you become the market on that side of the ...
RWP's answer outlined what would theoretically happen when the stock market suspended. Here I give an actual example of what actually happened when a stock market was suspended for a few days.
On 1987's Black Monday, Hang Seng Index dropped by 11% (3,783.2 to 3,362.4). Afterwards, New York's stock market continued to plunges for 22% during their daytime (...
This idea of an extended "market holiday" is a completely normal idea. A lot of people have had this idea, especially today, and I'll tell you below why it's terrible. Just flat-out bad. I once had this idea during the GFC when I was also new-ish to the market, so don't feel bad.
I believe one of the CNBC hosts was touting this idea this morning. A ...
Circuit breakers are measures approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This to ease panic selling. Under 2012 rules.
kick in when the S&P 500 index drops
Level 1 @ 7% = halt trading for 15 minutes
Level 2 @ 13% = halt trading for 15 minutes
Level 3 @ 20% = halt trading for the day
But your question is why the 20%?
This would be ...
GSK is quoted on the London and New York stock exchanges.
The company’s shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange in the
form of American Depositary Shares (ADSs) and these are evidenced by
American Depositary Receipts (ADRs), each one of which represents
two ordinary shares.
The regular market may be currently closed but stocks trade during the pre-market (4-9:30 AM EST) and during after hours (4-8 PM). Your Yahoo chart is only displaying regular session information.
Right this minute, the real time quote is:
$276.50 x 100
$276.88 x 800
That means that someone is looking to buy 100 shares at $276.50 and other(s) are ...