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Merge tags “abroad” and “offshore” into tag “international” and establish tag synonyms?

Do we really need the abroad and offshore tags? We already have the international tag which is used far more often than either of the aforementioned.
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Why do we have to wait to answer questions?

Why is there a 2 minute waiting period in between answering questions? I am posting here just because I started on the English learning exchange and don't have enough rep yet to post on their meta, ...
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Disabling reduced ads

Following the enabling of advertisements on this site, will you be also enabling the profile setting to disable reduced ads? Currently I see this setting in my profile settings on StackOverflow, but ...
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Why does the URL “stockoverflow.com” not point to “money.stackexchange.com”?

The idea can't be new, but I found no question mentioning it. internic.net says it's a GoDaddy domain, so I guess they are just sitting on it until the cash rolls in. But maybe it's cheap, who knows.
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Will you please create an asset-backed-security tag?

I think it would be appropriate for this question: Extension risk with IO bonds
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Merge tags lease and leasing

Please merge the tags lease and leasing.
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Request: An off-topic reason of 'corporate finance'

This HNQ, Greedy shareholder that does not want to dilute his portion , is clearly off topic per the help centre (though not the Ask Question page which is entirely misleading*) as it is about finance ...
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Add “vote to move to another site” under “vote to close” options

If a question is off topic because it belongs on another stackexchange, I think it should be easy to vote to migrate it and I can't see how we would do it now except in a comment to a moderator. In ...
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What really prevents us from enabling LaTeX markup?

While not necessary for every question, LaTeX markup capability would greatly enhance the ability to clearly write some questions and answers in the personal finance and money stackexchange. This ...
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Rephrase off topic language?

The close reason This question does not appear to be about money or personal finance within the scope defined in the help center. has the same problem as the logo, appearing to group personal only ...
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Mass retagging, minor gripe

Dheer worked through a large number of questions today, fixing their tags. That's probably a good thing. But it does mess up all the most-recently-touched information. It's a one-time nuisance, but ...
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Spam posts are becoming more frequent

Since the forum becomes more and more popular - it attracts more and more automated spam posters. Is there some heuristic SE can implement to weed them out automatically? They seem to be following a ...
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Expanding the scope of “money” to economics, etc

I'm posting to get opinions on whether or not the scope of this exchange should be expanded. Many people ask questions regarding relationships between the Fed and banks or other broader questions that ...
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Suggesting mandatory tags

I noticed that most questions on Money SE fall into the categories taxes financial investments real estate If you think about it, these categories, though distantly related, are really very ...
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Should questions that are very country dependant have the country name in the title?

Tags are all good etc, but when I see a questions in a list, e.g. “Related panel” often 90% of them are of no use to me as they are about other countries with very difference legal and tax systems. ...
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“customer service question for the company mentioned”

While responding to review flags I continue to see questions that can only be answered by contacting customer service, and that's exactly how the comments on the question begin, "what did the CS rep ...
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Anonymous Posting Option

Personal finance can be an area where sometimes a user would be discouraged from asking a question knowing that his or her StackExchange profile will be linked to the question for all the world to see....
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Locked question, want to answer

This question is locked. I wanted to post an answer saying that the past rent really doesn't matter. The poster has three options: accept the increase, find a new apartment, or negotiate the rent (...
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Add Microstructure Tag

I was not able to find a 'microstructure' tag that I believe could be used on my post. Can this be created? Or give reasons why its a bad idea. (I do not have the rep to create it, otherwise I ...
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Can we add a suggestion to “Ask Question” to include your locality?

So many questions get comments "What country are you in?" "Where are you doing this?" etc. etc. Can we add a more obvious "Add your country!" to the "Ask Question" page?
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In comments, not enough contrast between regular text and links [duplicate]

I recently posted a comment to a question with a link, and I noticed that it is very difficult to tell that there is a link there. The color of the text and the color of the link are very hard to ...
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Should we remove the “& Money” part from the site name and logo, to prevent repeated confusion about what is on-topic?

Once again there is a debate with a new user going on about a closed question appealing to the fact that the site name is Personal Finance & Money. Typical exchange: High Rep user: Closing ...
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Issue with new design: Visited links are nearly indistinguishable in color from regular text

I love the new site design, but to me the links, particularly visited ones, are not different enough in color from regular text. In the example below the text 'this post' is a visited link:
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Deleted Comments Alert

There are times that after a user deletes a comment, the responses are often out of place. At the moment, When writing a covered call, what's the difference between a "net debit" and a &...
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Deleting Closed Questions

Deletion of closed questions is not happening to the extent required. Although the Review Tab for users with enough reputation is available, few of us are actually going in and deleting stuff. I ...
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Can Mods Convert a Comment to a Question?

Moving money from my savings account to an IRA - why am I paying taxes on it? has a (closed) comment that looks like a question in its own right, and @MrChrister commnted to that point. Does the SE SW ...
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Too Fast “Accept”s

Maybe this should be at the higher level. I'm looking at how quickly some questions have accepted answers within minutes of posting. Is there a way to program to now allow an accept until X hours or Y ...
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Can we add “OnStartups” as a migration suggestion?

I would suggest to migrate this question to OnStartups, but when choosing "Off Topic", only "meta" appears as a migration suggestion option. Can we have additional SE sites added to the list, ...
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How can I add a spreadsheet to the question I want to ask?

I wanted some help understanding the home loan amortization chart I got from the bank. However, Since we cannot add spreadsheets to teh question, I dont know how I can smartly share that data in the ...
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How to protect a sound discussion from a singular, anonymous, silent critic

Okay, normally I'm not one to go against the flow, but do believe there is something important if not innovative to contribute here. The fact that someone with rank can anonymously downvote on what ...
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Remove the “finance” and “money” tags and prevent their use in the future

To the attention of Stack Exchange Inc. staff: We've got a couple of tags on the site which are redundant / intrinsic: finance, currently on 31 questions. money, currently on 3 questions. I believe ...
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Suggestion: Require new users to include their country in user profile

Any question touching on investing or taxes need to reflect a country to properly answer. Is it possible to require a country at the time users first sign up? Else, we are waiting for this info and ...
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Does Tex markup work on this site? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we support Latex formulas on this site? I recently tried to format a financial formula using the Tex markup that I've seen used on some of the other math/science oriented ...
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Can this site get a higher visual contrast look?

On my screen, the color of the questions is a light blue sitting on a lighter blue--this is, imo, just nowhere near the contrast that text on screens ought to have. I can read it, but it's not crisp ...
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Combine tags “loan” and “loans”?

I think that we should combine the tags "loan" and "loans". Loans is currently much more popular
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Allow community to select an answer for an abandoned question

Lately on money I have been noticing a large number of questions where the OP abandoned the question or did not bother selecting/like the answers provided. As this is not a personal advice site, I ...
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Can we support Latex formulas on this site?

There are some SE sites that have already supported Latex formulas, but this site hasn't. Can we provide the support here? For example, I would like to have the Latex formulas rendered in this post. ...
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Can we add pictures of country flags to country tags?

I thought the old money site had pictures of flags on the country codes. Can we add that back? I imagine we could create a "fake" sponsor for the tag like the real sponsors for tags on Stackoverflow....
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Could a regional tag (or a new “international” tag) be made mandatory?

I saw that this possibility was already mentioned (a little over a year ago) in an answer to this question, and Chris W. Rea commented that the lack of a specific regional tag should be taken to mean ...
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Downvote - require comment

I've seen a perfectly reasonable answer, others' as well as my own, where I see a downvote, but no comment to substantiate it. Just thinking out loud, would it make sense that a downvote attempt ...
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Code for google/yahoo finance

Oftentimes, I find myself writing a stock ticker or seeing a post that could use one, but I always feel lame writing (ticker: XYZ) or (stock: ABC) and it doesn't seem worth it to go search for a ...