How to make a living selling stocks online, and buying them back
By buying and selling stocks on exchanges, you can save money on taxes and buy yourself more time.
Read moreThe internet has opened up opportunities for small investors, too.
A study by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission found that online platforms like Amazon, which have been a boon for smaller investors, are growing in importance for investors.
But the report found that some investors have been left behind by online stock trading platforms like StockTwits.
Some online investors are buying shares of small businesses in order to get a taste of the stock market for themselves.
But the online stock market has also been known to push the bounds of fair trading practices.
For example, online platforms can often sell stock at a premium to the retail price, while some platforms have a lower commission rate than others.
The Securities and Commissions Bureau has warned investors that some online platforms may charge commissions of as much as 3% on all trades.
If you have any questions about this story, please contact:Katherine BrownMaggie Lee, associate professor, university of MichiganDepartment of Business, Marketing and FinanceUniversity of MichiganPhone: 734-858-2894Email: [email protected]