Trading with a discount broker could actually cost you money

Trading with a discount broker could actually cost you money

In 2018, trading online through a discount broker, rather than with a full-service broker, has become the preferred option for many investors. But risks remain.
The main advantage of switching to a discount broker is lower commissions. And commission rates can be even cheaper if you… Read More

The hidden dangers of online trading

The hidden dangers of online trading

It doesn’t get as much play in the media as it did a decade ago, but even in the volatile market of 2018, online trading carries hidden dangers that aren’t always evident at first.
The main risk comes from the fact that online trading may seem deceptively easy. The… Read More

Penny Stock Trading Online Can be a Great Way to Lose Money

Penny Stock Trading Online Can be a Great Way to Lose Money

It is inherently risky to invest in speculative penny stocks, but once you add the element of penny stock trading online, it gets even riskier. Both trading online and investing in penny stocks can harbour hidden dangers—and here are some of them.
Those following the Successful… Read More

The real costs of using practice accounts to buy stocks online

The real costs of using practice accounts to buy stocks online

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced investor, these tips give you fundamentally sound advice on how to buy stocks online and show you how to put them to work in 2018–without any need for practice.
Today’s tip: “Practice accounts that let you buy stocks online without real money may seem to be… Read More

3 Growth Investing Strategies: Two we like—one we don’t

3 Growth Investing Strategies: Two we like—one we don’t

Growth investing can be beneficial to your portfolio returns—but not every strategy is money in the bank.
To profit from growth stocks, you need to pick stocks with clear growth prospects and not simply momentum stocks with uncertain futures. Chosen wisely, high-quality, growth-oriented stocks can be… Read More