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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – May 20, 2019

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Whether it was the Raptors or Game of Thrones fans, it was good news (mostly) for the North all around on this long weekend. While the popular HBO series has now officially wrapped, it looks like a different video series is starting to command the attention of Canadian investors and the envy of some online brokerages. In this edition of …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – May 13, 2019

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While talk may be cheap, not talking is turning out to be very expensive for two major market moving voices. Ironically, it is the power of conversation that online brokerages are hoping to tap into and yes, for those that aren’t part of the new conversation on money and wealth management, their silence might just turn out to be very …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – May 6, 2019

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It’s hard to believe that May is already upon us and there’s talk everywhere about untimely ends. Whether it’s from King’s Landing, or the basketball court, or deals and promotions, there’s clearly some drama ahead in May that will make for gripping entertainment. In this edition of the Roundup we’ll review the latest interesting twist in the deals and promotions …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – April 29, 2019

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The end of April is almost here and for Canadians, that means tax time and deadlines. While some folks are taking their cues from the Game of Thrones and making things dramatic into the finish, it seems like there are also a few interesting cliff-hangers emerging in the deals space heading into May. In this edition of the Weekly Roundup, …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – April 22, 2019

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This edition of the weekly roundup is coming to you from sunny Indio California, home of the Coachella Valley Music Festival aka Coachella. There’s nothing quite like the example of supply and demand in action – and judging by the crowds, lineups for merch and the water refill stations, demand is certainly hot. Ironically, the same can be said about …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – April 15, 2019

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In case you were wondering why Bran might be trending on Twitter, it’s not because the world suddenly discovered fiber was going to be bigger than avocado toast. No, it was because fans around the world couldn’t be content keeping their excitement to themselves about the kickoff to the final season of Game of Thrones. Even in the midst of …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – April 8, 2019

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Even though spring has clearly arrived, there are still many folks anticipating the coming of winter. After years of anticipation, the finale of Game of Thrones is almost here, bringing an end to an amazing decade plus run. If it sounds eerily familiar to the reporting on the decade-long bull market run up – it just might be. In this …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – April 1, 2019

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And just like that, the first quarter of the year is now in the books. Of course, we all know that time flies, but just like the sci-fi world, for investors time and money are also bending – in this case – because of the yield curve inversion. If it sounds like the financial equivalent of the upside down, it …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – March 25, 2019

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Spring is officially here and what better metaphor for talking about growth than one that focuses so much about the promise of things to come. Ironically for many Canadian online brokerages, what’s to come may not be so favourable unless they learn to develop a digital green-thumb. In this edition of the roundup, we take a look at some fees …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – March 18, 2019

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With spring around the corner and coming off St. Paddy’s Day weekend, green is definitely a theme colour for March. Of course, while investors are seeking a green of their own, Canadian online brokerages are also green with envy (perhaps even seeing red) with the official roll-out of a new competitor. In this edition of the roundup, we cover THE …

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