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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – February 18, 2019

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Even though markets took a pause for Family Day in Canada and President’s Day in the US, the calm before the storm is officially over and when the market bells ring again on Tuesday, it will be a mad dash to the RSP contribution deadline. With first time and seasoned DIY investors alike kicking the tires on Canadian online brokerages, ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – February 11, 2019

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Now that February is here, there’s all kinds of buzz surrounding the entertainment industry awards shows like the Grammy’s and the Oscars. For Canadian discount brokerages, this month also marks an important awards window with long anticipated online brokerage rankings getting published. In this edition of the Roundup, we take an in-depth look at the latest Canadian online brokerage rankings ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – February 4, 2019

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Welcome to the Super Bowl edition of the Weekly Roundup. Just like Tom Brady winning Super Bowls, discount brokerage deal announcements never get old. And, just like the big game itself, for DIY investors, landing a great offer when opening an online brokerage account is also a reason to celebrate. Fortunately, this edition of the roundup makes scoring a great ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Deals & Promotions – February 2019

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*Updated: Feb. 19* The start of February means it’s almost time for the Super Bowl. Like the big game, Canada’s discount brokerages are fiercely competing with one another heading into the final stretch of their busy season: RSP contribution time. Fortunately for Canadian DIY investors looking for a new online trading or investing account, this year won’t be a disappointment. ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – January 28, 2019

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It’s hard to believe but the end of the first month of 2019 is almost here. In the short time the new year has been around there has been no shortage of activity in the markets. As timing would have it, however, we’re just a few days away from Groundhog Day, the Super Bowl and despite the reopening of the ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – January 21, 2019

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If there’s one way to beat the cold, it’s to keep moving. For Canada’s online brokerages, the sprint to the RSP contribution deadline is on and as a result they’re pulling out all the stops to keep the activity level high with new pricing, advertising and promotional offers. In this edition of the roundup, we profile yet another cash back ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – January 14, 2019

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As any avid sports fan or seasoned trader knows, sometimes there are lucky bounces, sometimes not. Fortunately, for many DIY investors, it was the market bears who got the bad bounce off the uprights. For many online brokerages, it’s also good news as long as the bounce sticks. In this edition of the roundup we’ve got a stacked line up ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – January 7, 2019

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Welcome to 2019 and Happy New Year! The arrival of a new year brings with it the promise and opportunity for change and so, we’re happily announcing a change of our own to the Weekly Roundup, now moving to a new day and time, launching on Monday mornings. Of course, we’re not the only ones starting off the new year ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Deals & Promotions – January 2019

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*Updated Jan. 13* Welcome to 2019! The first day of the new year often brings with it a sense of optimism for the upcoming year and for Canadian DIY investors looking for an online investing or trading account, there’s a lot to look forward to, especially in the deals department. With offers from many of Canada’s largest and most popular ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – December 21, 2018

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In addition to frenzied shopping, and trading platforms flashing more red than Rudolph’s nose, if there’s one thing to look forward to in the end of year hustle, it’s blockbuster releases. And, here at SparxTrading, we did not want to disappoint. This final edition of the roundup for 2018 ends on a high note with a review of the launch ... Read More »