John Shedletsky
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Is my employee stock purchase plan a risk free investment?
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Your maximum risk is 100%. If you buy the stock 15% off and your company goes bankrupt tomorrow, you've lost everything. It also sounds like you have foreign exchange risk. One can debate how much ...

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Do you know of any online monetary systems?
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I'm the equivalent of the FED at ROBLOX. I run a virtual economy there worth millions of dollars. Even though we are in the business of printing our own money, we've seen much more stability in our ...

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Why at the money option has higher theta than out of money option
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There's a key assumption made in the calculation of theta: that the future price movement of the underlying is a random walk. The amount of life left in the option times the volatility of the ...

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Why would a company sell debt in order to buy back shares and/or pay dividends?
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When I play Railroad Tycoon III, I often send my company deep into debt to get cash on hand to buy back shares, effectively increasing my ownership of the company as an absolute percentage. Then I ...

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What are the common moving averages used in a "Golden Cross" stock evaluation?
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Technical analysis is insufficient. You're halfway to figuring it out if you start to question why a 50 day moving average vs 200 vs 173. Invest in companies that are attractively valued vs. their ...

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