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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – October 20, 2017

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So, the weekly roundup is back online. Unfortunate circumstances caused us to have to pause the roundup, but like any good trader, we’ve dusted ourselves off and are back in the saddle. And, now that we’re here, it’s time to catch up on quite a lot big news that’s happened in just a few short weeks. In this edition of ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Deals and Promotions – October 2017

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Even though the leaves are starting to change colour this month, it seems that this fall, not much is changing with Canadian discount brokerage deals and promotions. Discount Brokerage Deals Quick Nav Cash Back/Free Trade/Product Offer Promotions Referral Promotions Transfer Fee Promotions Contests & Other Offers Digital Advice + Roboadvisor Promotions (new!) For DIY investors hunting around for a special ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – September 22, 2017

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With the first day of fall arriving this week, it’s unbe”leaf”able how fast time flies. And while the news was busy reporting world leaders trading insults, stock market charts show that the investing world continues to be busy trading shares, as trends continue moving up and to the right. Curiously, charts tracking performance of Canadian online brokerages are hard to ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – September 15, 2017

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Let’s see, this week’s headlines were dominated by the launch of the iPhone X, a massive data breach at a credit agency (Equifax), North Korea firing missiles over Japan, and a few record highs in the US markets. For DIY investors, it seems tricky to keep calm but the tale of the tape is not pricing in the end of ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – September 8, 2017

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Between natural disasters or man-made ones, this short week has felt much longer than even a regular one.  Of course, there’s still lots of important action to stay on top of, which is something all DIY investors (especially the more active among us) quickly learn is a reality of life in the markets.  This past week there were more than ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – September 1, 2017

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Heading into a long weekend where Canadian and U.S. stock markets are closed until Tuesday, certain investors are braving a long gulf of uncertainty. Meanwhile, a new and white-hot market in cryptocurrency continues to burn 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In the digital era, “money” truly doesn’t sleep. For Canadian online brokerages, it is a brave new ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Deals & Promotions – September 1, 2017

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September is here and the fall selection of deals is almost upon us. With just a few weeks to go in the summer of 2017, the action in the Canadian discount brokerage deals section is nevertheless quite hot. Discount Brokerage Deals Quick Nav Cash Back/Free Trade/Product Offer Promotions Referral Promotions Transfer Fee Promotions Contests & Other Offers Digital Advice + ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – August 25, 2017

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Whether it’s mythical dragons, rare celestial events or a new album from a musical mega-celebrity, the bar for getting peoples’ attention this past week felt significantly higher. Of course, against the backdrop of so many big events DIY investors are looking for places to talk finance and trading – and astute online brokerages in Canada and the US are finding ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – August 18, 2017

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Right now, a lot of news in the US and from around the world seems bad. Rightfully so. This week, however, after many weeks of discounting the rhetoric, it seems that along with headlines, markets are also making a formation to look to the future with pessimism. For DIY investors and for online brokerages, however, figuring out how to adapt ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – August 11, 2017

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With the chaos in the Oval Office and the specter of nuclear war being played out on the world stage, Canadian DIY investors may’ve seen this short week as a week to either be short, enjoy wearing shorts or perhaps change shorts. To paraphrase a reference to Game of Thrones, to some, chaos is a ladder. For Canadian discount brokerages, ... Read More »