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37 votes
3 answers
9k views

Why do some companies choose to file for bankruptcy if it has cash to pay off its immediate debts?

19 votes
5 answers
7k views

Why are wire transfers not reversible by the bank?

12 votes
6 answers
7k views

What happens when you don't pay your property taxes?

7 votes
3 answers
5k views

What happens if you don't pay a bank's account closing fees in the U.S?

11 votes
1 answer
3k views

How is it possible for a company that has never made money to have positive equity?

2 votes
4 answers
3k views

Why are stock warrants sometimes sold for less than their intrinsic value?

5 votes
1 answer
3k views

How do you determine purchase date when there are multiple stock buys?

8 votes
2 answers
2k views

Why does Canada's superficial loss rule also include a clause for "30 days before the sale"?

3 votes
2 answers
2k views

What happens to option contracts during a private buyout of a public company?

5 votes
1 answer
2k views

How is Canadian capital gains tax calculated when I trade exclusively in USD?

-3 votes
2 answers
378 views

If the corporation is worthless, are short sellers still legally required to cover their positions? [closed]

-1 votes
1 answer
369 views

When you sell a business. Is it a long-term or short-term capital gains tax?

1 vote
1 answer
289 views

When is interest incurred while trading on margin deductible in Canada?

1 vote
1 answer
267 views

Do you use the trade date or settlement date for CRA reporting capital gains, especially for exchange rates?

6 votes
1 answer
238 views

What happens when a public company fails to file their quarterly earnings reports?

1 vote
1 answer
234 views

Why can't I directly short the bond market like I can with the stock market?

2 votes
2 answers
228 views

Are market makers also obligated to keep the option markets liquid?

0 votes
1 answer
154 views

Are everyday foreign currency exchange fees deductible with the CRA as a capital loss? [duplicate]

0 votes
1 answer
119 views

What exactly are you taxed on as a US resident vs US non-resident? Is this guide correct?

3 votes
1 answer
105 views

Why are tradable option expiry dates not standardized across the market?

0 votes
1 answer
93 views

Are the ATON and ACATS protocols compatible with each other for cross-border securities transfers?

4 votes
0 answers
86 views

How is long-term vs short-term capital gains calculated for USA resident aliens?

0 votes
2 answers
84 views

How to calculate capital gains cost basis with delayed forex conversions when trading in USD in Canada?

1 vote
0 answers
83 views

How is it possible to have a short interest greater than 100%? [duplicate]

3 votes
1 answer
78 views

How is tax residency divided between the US and Canada on the day of arrival/departure?

1 vote
1 answer
75 views

Are assets held under brokerage at risk of a bank's bankruptcy proceedings?

2 votes
1 answer
72 views

What happens if the deemed acquisition price is lower than the actual acquisition price when establishing Canadian residency?

1 vote
1 answer
65 views

What time period determines the long-term capital gains tax for foreign individuals in Canada?

0 votes
1 answer
63 views

After an acquisition, are public firms compelled to report their quarterly performance immediately?

0 votes
0 answers
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Can you prorate the standard deduction as a dual-status alien in the United States? [duplicate]