Options vs. Equities: Pros & Cons

Options vs. Equities: Pros & Cons

Options and equities, while both are used to profit from the movement of a stock, have key differences. The main use of options is for hedging already established equities position, while equities are usually used to establish a directional view of a company. For...
Choosing Between Per-Trade and Per-Share Pricing

Choosing Between Per-Trade and Per-Share Pricing

Introduction Commissions are a fixed cost of business when it comes to trading the markets. They are fees paid to the brokerage to execute your trade orders. Commissions can vary between brokers but they usually fall into one of two types of structures; per-trade or...