November 30, 2022 3 mins

Can I Use a Margin Account in Stock Trading?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question  In stock trading, can you use a margin account but ensure that you only trade amounts within the cash you deposited? In stock trading, you buy and sell stocks (shari’a-compliant companies) within the same day. Still, the settlement takes a few days to process, which will result in you […]
November 29, 2022 2 mins

Do I Need to Recite a Sajdat Al-Tilawat Verse Every Time I Come across One?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question I have a screenshot of a Sajdat al-Tilawat verse on my phone’s camera roll. Do I have to read it every time I come across it and then perform the sajda? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate It is not required for you to […]
November 29, 2022 3 mins

Is It Sinful to Have Sexual Thoughts about My Sister-in-Law?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question We live in a joint family, and my sis in law has been with us for 10+ years. She is beautiful n attractive, but I never sexually thought about her. Last week three days in a row, I had a sexual dream about/with her, which was random, and now […]
November 29, 2022 3 mins

Does Throwing Money–That Has the Words “In God We Trust” on It–onto the ...

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question  I was at a wedding where we were dancing, and at a certain point, a person started to throw money at the bride and the groom. At the time, I didn’t know it was fake money. Real money has the phrase “In God we trust.” Would throwing money on […]