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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – October 12, 2018

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The week wasn’t the only thing that was short for Canadian DIY investors. After what seems to have been a pretty steady upward run for the better part of the year, the “fall” season presented a stark reminder that markets can turn quickly. For this week at least, volatility is back however that isn’t the only excitement going on in …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – October 5, 2018

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As with any good Thanksgiving meal, there’s usually a generous helping of something good. In keeping with the spirit of Thanksgiving, we’re dishing out an extra helping of interesting developments in the Canadian online brokerage space. Whatever the equivalent of eating pants are for your brain, we hope you’ve got them on. In this edition of the roundup, we take …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – September 28, 2018

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While most traders would agree that the stock market is volatile, the news cycle makes it seem like the stock market is as level as a prairie highway. From Teslas to testimony to tariffs, this past week has given traders a lot to ponder, however when it comes to markets, fundamentals continue to drive the bus. This edition of the …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – September 21, 2018

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Fall is officially here but for investors, leaves are green and weed stocks are doing quite the opposite of falling. Ironically, the lead up to legalization of recreational marijuana is also having a ripple effect in the online brokerage space. Once again, the fervor of investing in a hot story is causing all kinds of excitement and mayhem for online …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – September 14, 2018

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There’s no doubt that when big weather events happen, people pay attention. With announcements of feature releases and new offers at Canadian and US online brokerages happening at a greater frequency and intensity, it appears as if a significant storm of activity is brewing into the tail end of 2018. In this edition of the roundup we take a look …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – September 7, 2018

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Even though it was technically a short week, it most certainly didn’t feel that way for anyone watching or reporting the news. While none of the online brokerages have pulled many of the stunts on Twitter that this past week has provided, they are doing their fair share of generating headlines, buzz and making a splash online. In this edition …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – August 31, 2018

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If there’s one thing that markets are built for, it’s speculation. Whether or not NAFTA negotiations turn in Canada’s favour or against, the reality is that nobody on either side of the negotiating table is standing still and neither are their respective markets. As the gatekeepers to being able to invest in all of the speculative fervor, online brokerages on …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – August 24, 2018

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Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. There’s certainly been no shortage of smoke as fires rage across the country, however, in the online brokerage space, it appears that commissions are definitely smoldering and set to touch off a fire sale in the coming months. In this week’s roundup, we take a look at a major US-based financial services provider that just …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – August 17, 2018

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When it rains, it pours. Amirite Toronto? And, for many of Canada’s online brokerages located in Toronto and across the country, the commission party just got rained on. Hard. In this edition of the roundup we take a look at some earthshattering developments in the Canadian discount brokerage space, as a robo-advisor flips the script to start offering commission-free online …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – August 10, 2018

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For many Canadians, it was a short week, however for many investors in Tesla, it was a tough week to be short. Even though social media has been less likely to move markets, this past week showed that what gets said in the space of a tweet can still make a difference. Fittingly, this also happened to be the case …

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