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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – January 12, 2018

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Twitter is no stranger to controversy or strong language, however when it comes from the commander in grief, well it’s becoming strange to see exactly what shocks us anymore. Speaking of strong reactions on Twitter, several Canadian online brokerages have also been on the receiving end of some strongly worded feedback because of trading platform interruptions and customer service wait ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – January 5, 2018

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Happy New Year? Just five days into 2018 and there’s fire and fury making headlines on both sides of the border. Here in Canada, however, the fire and fury have been directly at a handful of online brokerage service experiences including trading platform outages and egregiously long wait times. Did I mention that it is only five days into 2018? ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Deals & Promotions – January 2018

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*Update: 1/16* Happy New Year! It seems like the one place in Canada that is still hot this winter is the deals and promotions section for Canada’s discount brokerages. It’s a strong start to 2018 for Canadian discount brokerages, as the official race to the RSP contribution deadline is on. Discount Brokerage Deals Quick Nav Cash Back/Free Trade/Product Offer Promotions ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – December 22, 2017

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For last minute shoppers, this is it – the mad sprint to the finish line ahead of Christmas next week. Interestingly enough, procrastinating gift-givers weren’t the only ones getting things done this week, as Canadian online brokerages were also busy making news and releasing features heading into the final few days of 2017. In this holiday edition of the weekly ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – December 15, 2017

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Any fans of Die Hard know that just because it’s Christmas time, doesn’t mean there isn’t room for action to happen. In the online trading space, this also happens to be the case as December has proven itself to be filled with excitement, setting the stage for a very eventful 2018. In this edition of the roundup, we look at ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – December 8, 2017

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If there are two things dominating the headlines the past few weeks, it’s bitcoin (or cryptocurrency) and America. While Canadian DIY investors have a chance to peek around the corner to see what online brokerages have coming in 2018, we also wanted to review what US discount brokerages were up to to see what else might be coming down the ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – December 1, 2017

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Even though 2017 is in the final stretch, it appears there’s still quite a bit of activity in the Canadian online brokerage space. From awards to new deals crossing the wire, the last few weeks of the year will probably have a few more surprises to offer DIY investors. In this week’s (shortened-because-it’s-coming-from-Mexico) roundup, we take a look at the ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Deals and Promotions – December 2017

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*Update: Dec. 21* If there’s one thing that we love to share heading into the end of the year, it’s holiday cheer. And, heading into the end of 2017 there’s lots to be cheerful for if you’re a DIY investor looking to open an online trading account at one of Canada’s discount brokerages. Discount Brokerage Deals Quick Nav Cash Back/Free ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – November 24, 2017

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It’s black Friday which means deal hunters are out in full force online and in the stores looking for a great bargain. For DIY investors, looking for a deal in the markets or even looking for a deal when opening an online trading account got a little easier as yet another Canadian online brokerage joined the deals pool this week. ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – November 17, 2017

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If we didn’t need any more reminders that we’re hurtling towards the future faster and more furious than ever, we nonetheless got not one but two this week with Elon Musk’s mindblowing new Tesla semi-truck and updated roadster. What, you might be asking, does this have to do with Canadian discount brokerages? Well, simply put, Tesla’s re-imagining of the trucking ... Read More »