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What happens to pending trades of delisted shares?
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If you had sold your shares on April 8th then you would have received the cash in your account 3 working days later. I think what you mean to say is that you placed an order to sell on April 8th and ...

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What is the difference between open access and open choice in health insurance plans in the United States?
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The basic difference concerns your set of choices. With an open choice policy you are free to choose any appropriate treatment provider, while with an open access policy your choice is restricted to ...

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Does scarcity in sector talent imply higher valuations in that sector?
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In general terms, a lack of qualified, talented people will restrict a companies ability to grow since there simply will not be the necessary human resources available to successfully implement a high ...

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Are the legs of a CDS tradeable assets?
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A credit default swap is an insurance contract. It is not a tradeable asset. The premium leg consists of those contracted premium payments that are made to the CDS issuer. If by trading this leg ...

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What's the average rate of return for some of the most mainstream index funds?
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This page from simplestockinvesting.com gives details of total returns for the S&P500 for each decade over the last 60 years, including total returns for the entire 60 year period. It is ...

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Does the bid/ask concept exist in dealer markets?
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The Auction Market is where investors such you and me, as well as Market Makers, buy and sell securities. The Auction Markets operate with the familiar bid-ask pricing that you see on financial pages ...

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Which dividend bearing stock should be chosen by price?
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In the scenario you describe, the first thing I would look at would be liquidity. In other words, how easy is it to buy and sell shares. If the average daily volume of one share is low compared to ...

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Why Am I Showing Different Markets for the Same Stock on Different Sites
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OTCBB no longer functions as a market, but is simply a quotation system (bulletin board) serving the other OTC markets. Each of the OTC markets has different listing requirements. OTC Pink is the "...

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What happens to an options contract during an all stock acquisition?
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According to this article: With an all-stock merger, the number of shares covered by a call option is changed to adjust for the value of the buyout. The options on the bought-out company will ...

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Opening offshore account from UK
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I think your best bet here would be HSBC. They will provide the required currencies, credit/debit cards, and very easy to use online banking transfers. This includes an online "Global Account View" ...

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Shorting Stocks And Margin Account Minimum
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The margin money you put up to fund a short position ($6000 in the example given) is simply a "good faith" deposit that is required by the broker in order to show that you are acting in good faith and ...

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How does historical data get adjusted for dividends, exactly?
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Various types of corporate actions will precipitate a price adjustment. In the case of dividends, the cash that will be paid out as a dividend to share holders forms part of a company's equity. Once ...

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Why naked call writing is risky compare to Covered call?
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There is unlimited risk in taking a naked call option position. The only risk in taking a covered call position is that you will be required to sell your shares for less than the going market price. ...

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Selling put and call Loss Scenario Examples
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The question you are asking concerns the exercise of a short option position. The other replies do not appear to address this situation. Suppose that Apple is trading at $96 and you sell a put ...

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Time given future value of reoccurring deposit
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Note that i + 1 = 301/300. Let X denote (i + 1). Then you wish to solve : 1,000,000 = 2500X^t + 100X(X^t - 1) / (1/300). Simplifying and taking logarithms of each side gives : ln(32.41) = (t +...

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How does cash ISA & share ISA mix together
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There are two different types of ISA; the "Cash ISA" for cash savings, and the "Stocks and Shares ISA" for stock market investing. You can transfer funds between these two different types of ISA. If ...

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What type of low-cost stock index exchange-traded fund (ETF) would give the best long-term total return?
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Small cap and mid cap shares tend to outperform large cap shares in a bull market, but they tend to underperform large cap shares in a bear market. Since the stock markets tend to go up in the long ...

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Saving in foreign currencies
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Changing money from one currency to another can be a very costly transaction. Looking at today's rates for exchanging GBP to USD, the difference between the market USD/GBP rate and the rate offered ...

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Getting more out of exchange rate
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If you are exchanging your foreign currency (US$) into GBP, then it will be better for you at 145 since you are paying less for each pound. If you are changing your GBP into foreign currency, then it ...

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Selling mutual fund to secure profits and buy back at higher basis
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It is my understanding the CGT in the US is much lower on long term holdings - here "long term" means more than one year. If you keep resetting the cost basis like this you run the risk of falling ...

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When short negative yielding bonds, who pays the coupon
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The assumption that bonds have been issued with a negative coupon is not correct, or at least is has not occurred thus far. We'll look at this future possibility in the final paragraph. For now, lets ...

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Income tax on exchange rate profits?
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If you hold this money in USD and spend it in the US as USD, then there is no tax liability or reporting requirement at all. You are not subject to any tax on foreign exchange gains and losses ...

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Investments and Equity
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If you own 100% of the shares of a company, then you own those shares personally. They are not owned by the company. If you sell 50% of you shares to a third party, then you receive the proceeds of ...

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Futures margin and physical delivery
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The first thing to note here is that initial margin and variation margin are not accounting items. In other words, your cash account with your broker has not been debited with these margin amounts. ...

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What to think of two at the money call options with different strike prices and premiums?
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As other uses have pointed out, your example is unusual in that is does not include any time value or volatility value in the quoted premiums, the premiums you quote are only intrinsic values. For ...

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Can a Canadian citizen claim tax-exemption on a U.S. scholarship intended for travel costs?
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According to this page on the IRS site, assuming that you are residing in the US during your time at college, and this appears to be the case by the nature of your scholarship, then no, the ...

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How can I find out what is the total US markets dividend payout of all companies in 2015?
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Exact numbers appear to be impossible to come by. However, we can infer an approximate amount by using available information for (1) total US market capitalization, and (2) the dividend yield on the ...

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NYSE exchange company selling stock to raise funding
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There is no single answer to this question and the outcome will depend on a number of factors. In the case of a rights issue, where the issuing company is creating new shares and diluting the ...

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Call Option pricing query
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Where you are getting confused is that you are interpreting the variable t as it is declared in the Black-Scholes formula with what is traditionally called the time value. This is not correct. The ...

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Implications of uncovered interest rate parity condition
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It is not clear to me that you are thinking about this formula correctly. The uncovered interest rate parity formula is used to help judge if forward exchange rates fairly reflect interest rate ...

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