Trading with a discount broker could actually cost you money

Trading with a discount broker could actually cost you money

In 2019, 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 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 2019–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

Trading Penny Stocks comes with lots of ways to lose money

If you think you can make big money trading penny stocks, think again. These shares rarely have significant investment value
Penny stocks are often traded “over the counter” or on the “pink sheets” (a holdover term from when over-the-counter stock quotes were printed on pink paper),… Read More