E-investing: How to Choose and Use a Discount Broker

E-investing: How to Choose and Use a Discount Broker

by Rob Carrick, Guy J. Anderson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471645207
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/28/2000
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 6.06(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.61(d)

About the Author

Rob Carrick (Ottawa, Canada) is a personal finance columnist for Canada's national newspaper, The Globe and Mail. Guy Anderson (Toronto, Canada) is a trader with Scotia Discount Brokerage.

Table of Contents

Discounter Basics.

The Players.

Getting Started.

Getting On-line.

Commissions and Fees.

Buying Stocks Through a Discounter.

Buying Mutual Funds Through a Discount Broker.

Buying Bonds Through a Discount Broker.


Bells and Whistles.

On-line Learning and Research.

Conclusion: The Future of Discounters.


What People are Saying About This

From the Publisher

"A thorough and readable guide to Canadian discount brokerage. It's a must-have resource for all clients and potential clients of discount brokerage firms, no matter if you're already on-line or you still trade over the phone."
Patrick McKeough, Portfolio Manager, Newsletter Publisher, and Author of the bestseller, Riding the Bull: How You Can Profit in the 1990s Stock Market Boom

"The authors have put together an outstanding primer on discount brokerage. Certainly, this is one of the hottest areas in today's investment world. This book is the perfect first step in helping you determine if discount brokerage is for you and ultimately which companies offer the best services."
Stephen Kangas, CA, CFA, Vice President & Managing Director, TD Asset Management Inc., and Co-author of Smart Funds 2000

"Some excellent insight on how to effectively use the services of a discount broker."
Mike Bastian, President & CEO, Royal Bank Action Direct Inc.

"There's an unwritten rule that if you need to ask basic questions about trading, then you shouldn't be using a discount broker. This book cuts through the fog and tells you to trade stocks and, more importantly, how to inform and educate yourself."
Ellen Roseman, Business Columnist, The Toronto Star

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