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What are brokerage fees and why it's important to compare them?

23rd of August 2011

Stockbrokers don’t work for free…which is why every time you make a trade via a broker, such as buying or selling stock in a company that’s listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX), you will pay a fee to the stockbroker. These are commonly known as brokerage fees, and they turn out to be one of the most important factors determining whether you make or lose money on your share trading portfolios.

Hints and Tips

30th of June 2011

There’s no shortage of research and information about individual stocks – after all, stocks in companies are the basic “currency” of the stock exchange, so it’s not surprising that there’s plenty of information out there about them. So sourcing the best hints and tips for trading online thankfully, isn't too hard.

Online trading - a profitable investment option for 2011-12?

29th of June 2011

Despite the well-known “two-speed” nature of the Australian economy, there are plenty of Australians who enter the new financial year to 30 June 2012 with plenty of confidence – and some spare cash to invest. Volatility in Australian and global stock markets has kept many investors on the sidelines, with a big jump in investments going into “safe havens” like term deposits.