Online Stock Trading

 


Visitors: 442

Among the many revolutionary changes brought about by the advent of the Internet is online stock trading. Once the exclusive preserve of the rich and the wealthy, the stock market has now become a place where even the common man can play a part. Investors today can use Internet client-server technology to trade stocks anywhere, anytime they like. Just a couple of mouse clicks and the client is through with a thousand-dollar transaction!

There are several ways in which one can participate in online stock trading. One can use an online broker, or do it himself.

There are two types of online brokers: discount and full-service. The former are licensed individuals who have direct access to the share market. They neither give you advice nor research the best options. They just order the stocks you want at a discounted price. They earn no commission but make money by selling mass amounts of stock.

In comparison, a full-service broker offers many more stocks. They act as your personal agent in all share-related activities, such as advice in buying shares, creating a safe investment portfolio, and offering investment advice. Commissions being their main source of revenue, they work hard to satisfy you. So they do a lot of research on the best stocks and investments for you, and hope you will stay with them.

As stock trading is a complex thing, you should do your homework before taking the plunge online. Take into account how frequently you trade, what other services might interest you, how reliable the trading system is, whether it is difficult to log on when the market is active, and other variables. As hunch or intuition may turn out to be misleading, try to be conversant with the market’s state-of-the-art trading techniques and strategies. Try to read the quarterly or annual reports of the companies to know what they are doing with your money. When in doubt, ask your stockbroker.

Stock Trading provides detailed information on Stock Trading, Online Stock Trading, Option Stock Trading, Stock Trading Systems and more. Stock Trading is affiliated with Swing Stock Trading .

(362)

Article Source:


 
Rate this Article: 
 
Online Stock Trading Software: 5 Trading Tools You Can't Afford To be Without
Rated 4 / 5
based on 5 votes
ArticleSlash

Related Articles:

Online Stock Trading - 4 "Pros" And 5 "Cons" Of Online Stock Trading!

by: Abhishek Agarwal (April 02, 2008) 
(Investing/Stocks)

Online Stock Trading - Stock Trading Strategies

by: Amar Mahallati (June 21, 2007) 
(Finance)

No More Stock Market Guesswork - Online Stock Trading in the 21st Century

by: Ben O Connor (January 12, 2009) 
(Investing/Stocks)

Online Stock Investing- Online Stock Investing Basics And Six Benefits Of ..

by: Tim Gorman (June 22, 2007) 
(Finance)

Online Stock Trading Newsletter Penny Stock Picks

by: Chris Braff (July 15, 2008) 
(Investing/Stocks)

Online Stock Trading - Online Training to Learn Day Trading

by: Jayda Kaycee (November 19, 2008) 
(Investing/Day Trading)

Stock Trading - The Role of Online Stock Brokers

by: Jayda Kaycee (January 13, 2009) 
(Investing/Stocks)

Stock Trading - Learn How To Buy Stock Online

by: Stuart Fletcher (December 30, 2007) 
(Investing/Stocks)

Online Stock Trading - Extended Trading Hours Secrets - How To Trade After ..

by: David A. Sorenger (March 07, 2008) 
(Investing/Stocks)

Online Stock Trading Software: 5 Trading Tools You Can't Afford To be Without

by: David Jenyns (September 19, 2006) 
(Computers and Technology)