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URL:  https://boards.fool.com/requirements-for-the-ideal-on-line-broker-1-10577908.aspx

Subject:  Re: Hate your broker? Date:  2/5/1999  9:36 AM
Author:  SoundFX Number:  9937 of 50510

Requirements for the Ideal On-line Broker

1. Trade time < 1 minute for market orders.
2. Real-time quotes. Up-time 99% during trading hours.
3. Phone service. Answer < 10 'rings'; connected to live person < 5 minutes.
4. Globally orientated.
5. Commissions .....
6. Extra fees....
7. Application waiting list.
8. Realtime accounts update.
9. Easily printable information.
10. Full fee disclosure.
11. Quicken/Money interface.


I would add the following:
EFT capability for easy fund transfers

To Fooltocry:
Why don't you re-title this thread to something more appropriate? How about:
Ideal Discount Broker

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