OptionsHouse, OptionsThis and OptionsThat. So many options brokerage houses which means confusing choices for us all. Other than having OptionsHouse promotion codes (see below for them), how does this broker get you to remember them? How about $3.95 per stock trade to start?
Scottrade is one of the more established discount stock brokers in the industry, but I have to give them another praise after what happened since I wrote a review about them. This article outlines why Scottrade brings customer service to the next level, and what the brokerage firm offers.
TradeMonster is another player in the already very crowded online broker industry. Launched in October 2008 (I know, the best timing ever), this stock broker hopes to capture traders with a more intuitive trading platform that just makes sense. There are some TradeMonster promotion codes floating out there but is it worth our time otherwise? [...]
Zecco vs Tradeking was not even a fair comparison before Zecco increased their minimum requirements for free trades recently. However, now that Zecco decided to compete more in the paid trading arena, it’s finally appropriate to write a Zecco vs Tradeking comparison. Doesn’t Zecco Trading Offer Free Trades? Zecco Trading no longer offers free trades. The [...]
My wife’s investment assets are about to be switched over to another brokerage firm. She’s always had an account at TD Ameritrade and when she changed jobs, we felt it was the natural choice to open a traditional IRA account there. When she called to checkup on the status of the transfer a week after [...]
One of the readers recently asked: I see that you do quite a bit of trading via E*trade and I think it would be pretty cool to have a post about how you went about making your first stock purchase. Naturally, I agreed to this because I would gladly share my experience with everyone. Let [...]