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Markets in which ownership stakes of firms (e.g. stocks/shares) can be traded.

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UK stock historical data

Where can I find UK stock data over the last 70-80 years? Preferably adjusted to to the inflation.
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Intrinsic value of non-voting shares which don't pay dividends

What is the intrinsic value of a company's non-voting stock shares which don't pay dividends? My understanding is stock ownership has value in the form of controlling the company or receiving a ...
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Why do stock exchanges not operate at a fixed frequency?

Would this not be more fair towards traders who don't trade at high frequency? And would it not be possible to distribute this fixed frequency to other exchanges, modulo relativity? The reason I'm ...
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Historical returns for popular American funds over 20-30 years?

I have seen charts like this one showing the return for the past 100+ years cited as evidence why one should invest in stocks for their retirement. I don't disagree with that, but realistically, ...
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Exponential Moving Average smoothing factor

I learn best my reading about a concept and then trying to implement it using math and a programming language. Right now, I'm trying to implement an Exponential Moving Average indicator, but I'm ...
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Stock pricing with cross ownership

Cross-ownership is a phenomenon where companies own parts of other companies they do business with. An example: Two companies are now involved in the diamond operation, the mining group Anglo-...
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Invest in stock market around the world [closed]

Hi i like to invest in the stock market around the world does it require to have a citizenship in that country is there any specific amount to invest in it with a deadlock period how can i track my ...
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The notion of price

Typically in market clearing, the supply and demand (ask and bid) curves meet at a certain point, and the projection of these curves creates a quantity and price. Does this price have a deeper meaning ...
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What would happen if stock markets were open 24 hours?

Suppose you are a broker or a trader, and the stock markets will be open 24 hours a day. What would be the implication for you as a broker in this scenario? I mean: How will your strategies change? ...
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What is the real reason for china's stock market crash (August 2015)?

I have read douzons of explanations and they all basically claim the following: China's stock market continued to boom despite the country's increasingly gloomy economic outlook, and this ...
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Market Value of a publicly traded company

I want to know the market value (market capitalization) of a company on a particular day in the recent past (within the past 5 years). How can I do this, may be with the help of Google Finance or ...
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Why was Modigliani-Miller so relevant and innovative when it came out?

The Modigliani-Miller theorem*, a foundation of modern corporate finance, basically states that, in a no-frictions world, two identical firms have the same enterprise value, regardless of their ...
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Newly issued shares are sold on the stock market?

When a company issues new shares in order to raise it's capital, can it sell those shares on the stock market? Or they have to be sold outside of the stock market? I mean in general, rules can differ ...
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Beginner level books on market economics

Which books can be recommended for a beginner with a strong math background, who wishes to learn how markets work, what is a stock, what is a bond, how to trade e.t.c. and has a minimal knowledge of ...
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Why US market is falling due to greece fear?

I'm kind of curious to learn why US markets are falling due to Greece - Eurozone crisis. US had almost no exposure to Greece bonds and the fear of Grexit and the future of Euro has made the investors ...
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Long-term interest rate and stock market correlation

What correlation is there between (1) long-term interest rates and (2) the stock market valuation? Please provide a simple intuitive explanation. For example, as I understand it from recent news ...
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Is money supply affected by the stock market?

Do stock prices have any effect on the money supply of an economy? Please provide a simple example if possible. Intuition suggests there is more money around when prices are high (consider for ...
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What topics are important to analyse a financial product? [closed]

When reading analysis papers of financial product, derivative or stock, tangible or not, I noticed that a lot of those papers seem to have similar structures. This got me to the question if there ...
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demand impact on shares price

Knowing that share prices are determined by the forces of supply and demand, other factors can also play a role in this but lets consider the fact that prices are only based on supply and demand.In ...
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How exactly do Participatory Notes induce volatility into the economy?

I was reading up on participatory notes. Wikipedia defines these as "instruments issued by registered foreign institutional investors (FII) to overseas investors, who wish to invest in the Indian ...
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Does each stock exchange only trade in one currency?

And if not, how are currency exchange rates accounted for?
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What is the relationship between S&P500 and the US dollar

In the recent past, both the S&P 500 and the USD (against other currencies) have appreciated a lot. From what I understand, if USD goes up against other companies, the major companies of the S&...
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How is after market tradings inserted in stock market graphs?

When I open a stock market graph tool such as Metastock and enter in the intra-day periodicities, I can never found the data related to the after market operations. I know (by observation) that when ...
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Finding the covariance of a stock portfolio

So my question goes like this, I have the returns of 3 different stocks AAPL, NKE and BBRY I make 4 portfolios out of them as follows: and the question asks me to compute the correlation coefficient ...
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Introductory or Primer text on Economics?

I've been meaning to learn more about economics, and am looking for an introductory text or a primer on the topic. I've already taken a subject on this back in high school, but I guess what I'm ...
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Normalizing comparisons of corporations and countries

When publicly-traded corporations reach record valuations, articles in the media often compare such valuations to the GDPs of countries throughout the world, typically in the form "Company X's ...
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Do large public companies ever “quit while they're ahead”?

Large public companies (e.g. S&P 500) seem to end their lives in one of two ways: either they're acquired (or taken private), or they go bankrupt. Theoretically it seems like there should be a ...
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Is the S&P 500 now in a boom-bust cycle?

This question was originally posted at money.stackexchange but was moved here per a commentor's suggestion after the question was put on hold for being opinion-based. The original question was: ...
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Effect of information on stock indices

The rules for including a stock in indices such as S&P 500 are common knowledge, so everyone can know when e.g. company B is going to enter the index instead of company A. Since ETFs and mutual ...
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Did JP Morgan mitigate the effects of the Great Depression?

I had heard that, at the start of the Great Depression, JP Morgan and other bankers attempted to prevent the depression by purchasing some of the overpriced stock. Did the actions of JP Morgan and the ...
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What are the effects of the increase/decrease in stock options after an IPO?

Research : As far as I can understand : Stock options are used to increase the capital of companies to realize some projects Shares are divided into two categories : o Free float (which is the ...

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