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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 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 »

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – December 14, 2018

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If there’s one place in Canada that should be prepared to handle the rain, it’s Vancouver. And yet, even on the We(s)t Coast, this past week has shown that sometimes, when it rains, it really does pour. As it turns out, if you’re an otter, however, Vancouver is shaping up to be a pretty sweet place to hang out. CFO’s ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – December 7, 2018

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Only in the stock market does everybody get more when everybody gets less. The cuts in oil supply provided a much-needed relief to an otherwise dour stretch into the final month of the year. With most of the gains of 2018 now erased on major indices and selloffs despite good jobs news, the good news is, it could be worse. ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – November 30, 2018

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To some, the word boring means something unexciting. For the Elon Musks of the world, however, boring is really exciting. Of course, that second kind of boring requires doing some digging to yield interesting results. In case you didn’t see this one coming, this edition of the roundup digs deep into an interesting set of developments in the US online ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – November 23, 2018

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Welcome to the Black Friday edition of the weekly roundup! No crazy lineups to fight here however if you were inundated with offers and merchants trying to get your attention, you’re certainly not alone. In keeping with the spirit of the day, this edition of the roundup has more that you might have bargained for. Specifically we take an in-depth ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – November 16, 2018

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There’s always two sides to a market. While oil prices continue to run out of gas, people are lining up at Tesla dealerships in Norway. Stock markets are always trying to figure out where the next big opportunity will come from and not unlike the online brokerages that enable investors to trade those markets, sometimes the waters can be choppy ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – November 9, 2018

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Midterms are finally over. It’s a phrase that university students and now most of the world are glad to hear. If there’s one thing that both market and political pundits are obsessed with, its speculation. That said, even though the stock market acts like a big voting machine, the favourite candidate of the market is always growth-focused. In this edition ... Read More »