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Which broker are you using and why?

Old August 10th, 2012, 11:24 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Which broker are you using and why?

There is a hodge podge of broker information. but most try to compare one broker to another. Here is the idea; tell us which broker you are using and no more than any three reasons. That would let us make an unbiased judgement for choosing a broker. Just fill in the short blanks.


Broker: ................................


1. .......................................
2. .......................................
3. .......................................

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Old August 12th, 2012, 07:47 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Old August 12th, 2012, 10:32 PM   #4 (permalink)
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1. At the time I opened the account Zenfire was a big deal

2. Prices were reasonable

3. They popped up first when I Google'd Zenfire

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