It’s no secret that there is more volatility in the market now than there once was in the past, and much of this is due to the emergence of online brokers. The market can change dramatically from year to year, so it’s important to learn all you can about investing and about different asset […]
Making investments through a broker can be expensive. This is true whether your broker sits across from you at a desk, or if you trade stocks through online brokerage firms. In some cases, their services are worth it, but in others it will be better for you to go it alone. We’ll deal with […]
As you search for an online broker, there are many things you have to consider. But most importantly, you have to understand your current financial situation as well as your future financial goals.
The online brokerage industry has become more competitive in recent years, and there are differences among them that might seem small but […]
TD Ameritrade is an established company in the online brokerage industry, and they managed to build their brand through well-known TV commercials. Originally founded in 1975, they once had a place in the offline world. So, not only do they have a solid online presence, but they also have over 100 branch locations nationwide.
Do you have an interest in stock investing but are not sure where to start? Perhaps you’ve studied the stock market extensively and you’re ready to apply what you’ve learned. Regardless of where you are, you have to start somewhere. And the first step in your journey (other than learning about the stock market) […]
When you compare it to many other online brokers, Motif Investing offers something unique to the market. While many other companies offer individual investments, they group different assets together into what they call “motifs.” In this sense, they offer a very unique style of investing.
But what reason would people have to consider using this […]
Day trading started becoming popular in the early 2000’s, largely due to the rise of online brokers. In the early days, there were very little rules, but the game has changed since 2001. Now, the rules are based on the number of trades a person makes in a certain amount of time.
TradeKing allows people […]
Compared to many of its competitors, TD Ameritrade charges more per trade (though it’s probably not the most expensive). But there is a question of whether or not that extra cost is worth it. And the truth is, it depends on what kind of trader you are.
If you’re an experienced trader who buys and […]
Motif Investing offers a very unique way to trade stocks, and it provides an inexpensive way to build a long-term portfolio. You do not buy individual stocks; instead, you buy groups of about 30 stocks and other securities based on certain investment criteria – usually by industry. Each group is called a “motif,” and […]
When it comes to online investment brokers, TD Ameritrade has become a trusted name. The private company was originally established in 1983, so they existed before the idea of online investing came to be. When web-based brokers started emerging in the mid-nineties, TD Ameritrade was one of the first to climb aboard. Now, they […]