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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – August 6, 2019

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It’s definitely shorts weather outside as well as in the markets. And, what better way to celebrate a short week (at least for Canadian DIY investors) than with a brief update of what’s moving the needle for online brokerages here in Canada as well as in the US. In this edition of the roundup, we take a quick look at …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – July 29, 2019

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It’s not just temperatures that are rising anymore. Markets, tempers, and purses for eSports tournaments have all made headlines for reaching new highs. For online brokerages, even though trading might be growing, revenues may not be. In this edition of the roundup, we continue our foray into US online brokerage earnings, with some big headline developments and a more ominous …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – July 22, 2019

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Seems like this summer, there will be more that one Maverick making waves on traders’ screens. The trailer for Top Gun 2 officially dropped this past week and even though we weren’t planning on a sequel, we just felt the need – the need for (a good) read. In this maverick edition of the Roundup, we provide updates on the …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – July 15, 2019

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When it comes to summer, some people like soft serve and others like their serves to be anything but soft. Ironically, the world of professional sports is just one of the places we’ve found online brokerages wandering into, and certainly not the only place where they’re trying to get into the winner’s circle. In this edition of the Roundup, we …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – July 8, 2019

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The deal that everyone has been talking about finally transpired. Of course, the Kawhi trade isn’t the only deal getting attention this past week, as a pair of Canadian discount brokers decided to also step back onto the court with some promotional efforts of their own. So much for a lazy, hazy July. In this week’s roundup, we lead off …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – July 1, 2019

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Happy Canada Day! It’s great to be back in the saddle again and happily there’s great news to report since the last update a couple of weeks ago. With U.S. markets touching new highs, summer is off to a strong start. Interestingly, so too are a couple of Canadian online brokerages, to the point where other online brokers may not …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – June 10, 2019

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Never mind the trade tariffs being on or off, or the Formula 1, there are more than a few Canadians on edge for the Raptors to take the NBA championships. The optimist can taste the victory and the pessimist says don’t count the dino eggs before they hatch. One thing is for sure, it’s not only courtside seats that have …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – June 3, 2019

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June is finally here and although the song of Fire and Ice may now be a fading memory (shout out to Game of Thrones fans), the stock markets are caught in between the opposing forces of their own, with fear and greed causing all sorts of uncertainty for investors. In this edition of the Weekly Roundup, we recap the latest …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – May 27, 2019

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From Game of Thrones, to now a game of throws. Ironically, with the Toronto Raptors making it all the way to the NBA finals, getting onto the iron throne might actually be a tad easier than finding good tickets to the Raptors games. Of course, basketball fans aren’t the only ones with a reason to cheer this week, as DIY …

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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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