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Discount Brokers' Services

by Siam Luu

Discount brokers offer many services to an investor. Just because they are a discount broker doesn't mean they don't offer the services that full-service brokers do. Be sure to loo ...

Interview With Value Investor Mohnish Pabrai

It is my privilege to bring you the following interview I recently conducted with value investing superstar Mohnish Pabrai. His stock selection style is si...

What is the Best Investment?

  When considering how to put their valuable time and hard earned money to optimal use, many people express an interest in determining the best investment ...

How Do Broker Fees and Payment Plans Work?

Unless he or she charges an asset-management fee — meaning he or she takes a slice of the assets managed each year — or a flat fee for account manag...

Do Name Brands Matter with Brokers?

It is more important to have a broker who is expert at what he or she does than to have someone who is affiliated with a national wirehouse like Merrill Lynch, ...

How to Determine if a Broker is Suitable for Your Needs

The broker functions like a salesman but, unlike someone pushing vacuum cleaners or refrigerators, simply persuading you to write a check does not legally const...

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