10 Tips For Choosing An Online Broker

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Unless you have a terminal patched straight into an exchange, you're going to need a broker to help you buy and sell stocks. The days of having to be the monocle-wearing, top-hat type of investor to get the attention of a broker are over since May Day marked the birth of the discount brokerage. With investing open to an increasing number of people, there are an ever-growing number of broker options to choose from. On top of May Day, the growth of the internet has made investing online cheaper, safer and easier than ever before, but finding the perfect online broker among all the solicitors can be daunting if you don't know what you're looking for. Here are our 10 tips for choosing an online broker.
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