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Cost Basis = (# of shares x share price) + commission Sale Proceeds = (# of shares x share price) - commission (note that the # of shares is the same in both of the above) Gain or Loss = Sale Proceeds - Cost Basis


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There are two possibilities: There was a trading halt in GOOG shares at that time Data providers have screwed up Since there is no GOOG trading halt listed on the Nasdaq Trading Halt page, one can only assume that this is a data provider issue. One could also reach the same conclusion by looking at Time & Sales.


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Cryptocurrency miners are likely to hedge production. Bitcoin can be hedged with futures and options. Other hedges would require a business contract with an exchange or with an investment bank.


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An option has a purchase price while a future only has a margin deposit. Now a future can have a required delivery date but can be financially settled before the delivery date. A Eurodollar future represents only the value of a change in interest rates of a dollar time-deposit in Europe. So in my view, a Eurodollar does not represent a loan value but is ...


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A one minute chart is a effectively a derivative of price because the provider is collating 60 seconds of data and creating a data point. It's very reasonable to expect that one platform may do this faster than another. It's also possible that other technology issues can add a tiny delay to the process (server speed, clock issues, starting/ending point of ...


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Settlement refers to the transfer of funds and the title of a security between the buyer and the seller. Equities (stocks, bonds and ETFs) have T+2 settlement whereas options and government securities are T + 1. There are some exceptions. You are only allowed to trade settled cash in a cash account. That means that with T+2, the funds from a sale will ...


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Will E-Trade and TD-Ameritrade for example, show a different price on the minute by minute chart? It is possible they show different charts, but this is not the same question as Is a stock's price different across trading platforms? because a different price may simply be an issue i.e. of time being off on a server. There is a lot of technology ...


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With an equity trade, transfer of title occurs between the parties of the trade. Settlement involves not only the transfer of shares between counter parties but ownership is also recorded on the share register via a transfer agent. An option trade involves a contract created between a buyer and a seller. There is no transfer of title via a transfer agent, ...


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In price/time priority, the buy/sell orders with the highest/lowest price will be first in priority, with the earliest orders breaking any ties. Once the earliest order is completely filled, the next order is filled and so on. The two earliest orders are for 750 and 250, which can be used to completely fill the 1,000 unit order. In pro-rata priority, all ...


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Think about having a positive view of a stock. You think it's undervalued but you're too smart to think that once you've opened up a position the market is suddenly going to understand where it was going wrong and start to price the stock correctly, causing the stock to go up and you to make money. Ideally, what you'd like to do when the stock starts going ...


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i think both have their own advantage and disadvantage. one can assure the execution and other do not assure. but none the less the trailing stop limit order are better approach as compare to stop loss. it can avoid the stop loss spikes.


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