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The listing price of a stock

The listing price (a.k.a. IPO price) can be negotiated right up until the night before trading opens. The investment banks handling the IPO and the listing company negotiate both price and number of ...
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Is there a way to get the list of stock names (not their historical data) by index or country?

In the U.S., the exchanges list the stocks and ETFs that trade on them - NYSE, AMEX, NASDAQ, OTC as well as options. I have seen lists for other countries but I don't know how comprehensive they are. ...
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When a company sells a subsidiary or some of its assets, does the market reacts negatively?

Not at all a foregone conclusion. Trading an asset for debt could be net zero. If it's a crap asset it might be positive (in terms of sentiment, not value, though it could be either or both). If ...
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When a company sells a subsidiary or some of its assets, does the market reacts negatively?

How the market reacts depends on how long the experts have been waiting for this to happen. If everybody knew it was going to happen, and they wanted it to happen, the price could go up after they ...
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How is the actual stock transaction price determined?

If the highest bid is $5.01 and you place an order to sell at $5.00 then you will receive $5.01 . If your sell order has a larger voume than the shares that are available at $5.01 then you will also ...
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How to know who bought the shares I sold

I feel a lot of the answers here miss the mark. There are several aspects at place here. Market data feeds will report trades. The reported trades will contain information about the orders that were ...
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How to know who bought the shares I sold

Though another answer emphasizes the lack of share certificates in modern trading, think of it a bit like this system for trading tickets: Suppose Disney World is having a special event at Magic ...
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Could anyone clarify the role of the clearing corporation (DTCC) vs. the role of Stock Exchanges?

Think of it as the difference between SMS and spreadsheets. The stock exchange is a messaging platform. It publishes, at light speed, the bids/offers that are open, and data about the trades that have ...
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How to know who bought the shares I sold

Since you didn’t specify a jurisdiction/market, I will use mine: For U.S. exchanges, the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation is the seller for every buyer and the buyer for every seller. So, ...
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Why TSL2 is not exact double of TSLA? (Tesla stock)

Stock + Option (Leverage) is not the same as Stock + Stock Because the leveraged stock has stocks and options to get the 2x leverage. An option is not the same as a stock. It means someone has ...
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Why TSL2 is not exact double of TSLA? (Tesla stock)

If it would be always exactly double the price, its whole existence would be useless - you could just buy two shares of the underlying. The whole point of the existence is that you can buy something ...
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How to know who bought the shares I sold

The information is not just unknown, but in large parts unknowable: Your shares are not necessarily the only ones traded at a trade - there are often dozens of traders participating in a single ...
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How to know who bought the shares I sold

Generally you can't tell. Your instruction goes to the broker, the broker transacts with one or more counterparties to complete the sale. The broker might know the counterparty's participant (other ...
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How to know who bought the shares I sold

In the past there were actual physical share certificates that stock owners held. So many people still have that idea of what modern "holding stock" in a company means. It's analogous to ...
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How to know who bought the shares I sold

Your question reminds me of a quote from IRS pub 550 I recently stumbled across: Indirect transactions. You cannot deduct your loss on the sale of stock through your broker if, under a prearranged ...
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What happens to public shares if a company is bought out?

But currently the price for Twitter is sitting at $52. Doesn't this guarantee a gain of $2.20 per share? If so, why aren't investors buying in? Even if the sale ultimately happens, it can take weeks, ...
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What happens to public shares if a company is bought out?

If the company is bought out, all the public shares are acquired. At some point remaining shareholders are compelled to sell. This is known as a squeeze out and leads to the new owner owning 100% of ...
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