Thursday, December 29, 2011

Open an Online Brokerage Account

Article originally published on NYSE Euronext

Modern technology has created an opportunity for consumers to try their hand at investing in the stock market without the need for industry representative involvement. Internet-based brokerage accounts are available from a number of reputable investment firms, allowing the do-it-yourselfers to buy and sell stocks, bonds and other securities at will, often for a fraction of the cost usually associated with traditional investment accounts. Opening an online brokerage account takes minutes, and the process is streamlined to be efficient and easy enough for even the most unsophisticated consumers.