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What is a SPAC?

Special Purpose Acquisition Company
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How Does Shareholder Voting Work and Do I Own My Shares?

Yup! You own 100% of your shares.
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Does Public Offer Margin?

All Public Brokerage Accounts are Cash Accounts
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How do I Cancel an Order?

Cancel a pending order right from your app!
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Why Can’t I Invest in a New IPO?

IPOs aren't always available right at Market Open
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What is a Limit Order?

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What is a Stop Order?

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How Do I Make A Trade?

How to Buy/Sell on the Public App!
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How Do I Choose My Order Type?

Public offers Market Orders, Limit Orders, and Stop Orders
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How Does Slicing Stocks Work?

We dice up single shares into slices.
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Understanding Stock Prices

A Guide to Last Sale, Ask, and Bid Prices
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What are Market Trading Hours?

Close, Open, and what happens in between
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Can I Setup Automatic Dividend Reinvestment?

Enable DRIP so your dividends automatically purchase more stock!
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What are Unsettled Funds?

Basically any transfer or trade that's still processing
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What's a Corporate Action?

When a companies board of directors decides to initiate a process that directly affects the securities issued by that company.
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Why is This Stock Unavailable?

Public offers over 5000 stocks and ETFs (aka the majority of U.S. publicly traded companies.)
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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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Where Can I Find My Dividends?

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What is an IPO?

Initial Public Offering
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