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A brokerage account is the first step to becoming an investor, allowing you to buy stocks, bonds, and other securities

Brokerage accounts are financial accounts through which investors hold, buy, and sell various assets. Brokerage accounts are offered by broker-dealers, investment companies, and online trading platforms. Several types of brokerage accounts exist, serving different needs and with different tax statuses. Visit Business Insider’s Investing Reference library for more stories . […]
A brokerage account is the first step to becoming an investor, allowing you to buy stocks, bonds, and other securities
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Morgan Stanley to buy online-brokerage giant E*Trade for $13 billion

Morgan Stanely agreed on Thursday to acquire online brokerage E*Trade for $US13 billion in an all-stock transaction. The takeover will help Morgan Stanley offer self-service and workplace services to clients, the company said in a statement. The $US360 billion of client assets currently held by E*Trade will be added to […]
Morgan Stanley to buy online-brokerage giant E*Trade for $13 billion
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How to invest in stocks, even if you’re starting from scratch

Learning how to invest in stocks is a great way to grow your money, though it comes with risks. There are different investing options to suit your budget and preferences, including setting up and managing your own portfolio or letting a robo-adviser do the legwork for you. You’ll want to […]
How to invest in stocks, even if you’re starting from scratch
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A trader-in-training says he made millions on what he thought was a demo platform before a brokerage voided the positions — now he’s suing to get his money

Harouna Traoré, an aspiring day trader from France, claims he made 10 million euros trading in what he thought was a demo account, but was actually a live platform transacting real money. He’s now suing Valbury Capital, the brokerage in question, for the 10-million-euro gain, after the firm voided his […]
A trader-in-training says he made millions on what he thought was a demo platform before a brokerage voided the positions — now he’s suing to get his money
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