Investing

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14 articles in this collection
Written by Matthew Kennedy and Jes Zod

Pushing Pennies

Penny Stocks & Why They’re Risky
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Written by Jes Zod
Updated over a week ago

Understanding Stock Prices

A Guide to Last Sale, Ask, and Bid Prices
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Written by Matthew Kennedy
Updated over a week ago

Market Trading Hours

Close, Open, and what happens in between
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Updated over a week ago

Dividend Reinvest

Enable Dividend Reinvest so your dividends automatically purchase additional stock!
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Written by Matthew Kennedy
Updated over a week ago

What are Settled Funds?

An overview of when funds are considered "Settled"
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Updated over a week ago

Cash Account Violations

Cash Account Violations and How to Avoid Them
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Updated over a week ago

"Why do I have less shares of a particular stock in my portfolio?"

Have you checked for any recent news about the stock?
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Why can't I find "Stock X" in search?

Public offers over 5000 stocks and ETFs (aka the majority of U.S. publicly traded companies.)
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Why is my buying power different than my cash?

Buying power usually equals cash value. But not always.
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What is Buying Power?

Buying power is basically your power to purchase stocks.
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Why was my trade rejected?

If you're not sure, just ask us. There's usually a simple reason for this.
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Updated over a week ago

Why was my account restricted?

FYI - we hate restricting accounts.
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What is Day Trading?

Essentially, buying and selling in the same day.
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Can I day trade on Public?

The short answer is no, not really.
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Updated over a week ago