The history of shares and the stockexchange.

The world’s first shares date back to Ancient Rome Although it was in northern Europe at the beginning of the 17th Century that joint ownership of companies first became popular. The world’s first joint stock company, the Dutch East India Company, was formed in 1602 by the merger of several small Dutch…

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Best Brokers (online)

In short: Online Brokers come in 2 types, full-service and self-service. Depending on what kind of service you expect there is a fee that you (eventually) pay. There are many online brokers, Some are expensive, some are plain cheap. Some are simple (but lack features), some are very advanced (but…

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Best Mobile Brokers

In short: The Best Mobile Brokers are trading platforms used in an app on a mobile phone. The winners are TD Ameritrade and Interactive Brokers (Lynx) (in June 2020 at least). Lest distinguish between the United States and The Netherlands. United States: We recognize that we all are living through…

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