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Q: How/why do options market makers pin stocks on expiration?
Q: Where is the money coming from that is currently flowing into equities?
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For years, the "selling short against the box" technique allowed you to lock-in capital gains you currently have, but report them in the subsequent year. It was a frequent practice in December up until the late 1990s. There are still ways to make this work...
Among many factors, market price trends are affected by broad shifts in economic conditions. One might say the economic input accounts for a percentage of the pricing function, particularly at the index level. Hence, when expectations about economic...
If price/earnings is the proper way to value stocks, then stocks are cheaper at this moment than they have been in more than twenty years. Here's a historical comparison and some thoughts on what it means. The price/earnings ratio is generally considered...