The Motley Fool Discussion Boards

Previous Page

Stocks E / Excite@Home

URL:  https://boards.fool.com/ltlt-however-im-in-favor-of-the-brokerages-10567915.aspx

Subject:  Re: Discount Brokers Limit Margin Trading on ATH Date:  2/1/1999  7:03 PM
Author:  washu Number:  4043 of 55215

<< However, I'm in favor of the brokerages' action. I prefer that online investors are protected from 'dangerous' trading (from themselves?) and that volatility decrease a bit. >>

Indeed, themselves. The Wall Street Journal a few weeks ago had an article about investors who used online trading, lost a bundle, then blamed the online discounters for not warning them.

You KNOW this is the same reason why we don't have Kinder Eggs in the United States.


Washu! ^O^
Copyright 1996-2019 trademark and the "Fool" logo is a trademark of The Motley Fool, Inc. Contact Us