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Discussion in 'Business Forum' started by FortyCaliber, Jun 15, 2005.


  1. FortyCaliber

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    Anyone have any recos for good online trading services? Or ones to stay away from?

    I had Datek and Ameritrade before, they were good, so I am leaning toward them again, but I would like to hear from those with some experience with them lately and with the other brokers.

    I am especially interested in hearing from those who have tried more than one broker.

    I am not looking to get back into it too heavy. Not more than a few trades a month, with minimal investment and no account minimums, incativity or maintenance fees.

    I am looking at the likes of Ameritrade, Etrade, Scottrade, First Trade, Brown co., etc.

    Thanks!
     

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  2. G36.45

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    I use Etrade.

    It's easy.

    They have good research.

    They have LOTS of features and products.

    I like em.

    The only other one I have used was Quick & Reilly back in the day.
     

  3. Rob S

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    I hear Ameritrade just acquired Waterhouse. This should mean more investing tools plus local branches.
     
  4. DBradD

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    I don't believe in owning single stocks unless my last name is Buffet, Miller, etc, so I'm worthless for this one. Sorry.

    DBD
     
  5. FortyCaliber

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    I went with Ameritrade again.
     
  6. bunkerbuster

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    good choice