Trading cost

Broker Commission Typically, when you trade a stock, your costs include broker commission, exchange clearing fee, stamp duty, taxes on these fees and sometimes custody fee for overseas stock exchanges. This trading cost typically ranges from 0.2% to 0.25% of transaction value, with significant part of the cost coming from the broker commission. If you … Continue reading Trading cost


How to manipulate the market?

One broker shared with me this joke: Broker: Hello Mr Smith, I have this fantastic undervalued stock doing technology. It has high growth potential and trading at only $1. Our team rate it a strong BUY. So, I recommend to you before other investors jump in. Investor: oh really? Ok. I'll put in $5m. Broker: … Continue reading How to manipulate the market?