Advertisement

News

The latest posts from SparxTrading – in depth views on the world of online investing.

THE LATEST

category logo

Look Back / Look Ahead 2021-2022: Qtrade Direct Investing Q&A

Published April 13, 2022
clock 5 Minutes

Providing a DIY investing platform is just the beginning for one online brokerage. We spoke with Christine Zalzal, Head of Qtrade Direct Investing and VirtualWealth, about how they’re constantly stepping up their game when it comes to tools and resources for self-directed investors, with a laser focus on helping them succeed with confidence.

Read More >
category logo

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – February 16, 2021

Published February 16, 2021
clock 30 Minutes

It’s fitting that after so much discussion about “shorts” in the news, we also now have a short(er) trading week upon us. With one fewer trading day, it also means the deadline for RRSP contributions is ticking closer, adding to the pressure that is evidently already building at Canadian online brokerages this month. In this […]

Read More >
category logo

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – February 8, 2021

Published February 8, 2021
clock 30 Minutes

February is now well underway. In case you might have missed it, a forty-something quarterback managed to nab yet another Super Bowl win, and for the moment, it appears that the forty-something-plus crowd on Wall Street managed to squeeze out a win over the younger investors – at least for now. History is in the […]

Read More >
category logo

Discount Brokerage Deals & Promotions – February 2021

Published February 1, 2021
clock 30 Minutes

Just because the month is short, doesn’t mean we can’t be long on fun! From Lunar New Year to Valentine’s Day to Family Day, there is much cause for celebration – with safe social distancing in mind, of course. Another reason for DIY investors to rejoice: there’s still time to meet the RRSP contribution deadline […]

Read More >
category logo

Look Back / Look Ahead: Qtrade Investor Q&A

Published January 28, 2021
clock 8 Minutes

What can beginner investors expect from your firm? New investors can access an award-winning online investing platform, robust mobile-trading capabilities and unrivalled customer service. Qtrade Investor has consistently been ranked among the top online brokerages across all major rankings, including The Globe and Mail, Surviscor and MoneySense. We have achieved 22 first-place wins for best […]

Read More >
category logo

Discount Brokerage Deals & Promotions – January 2021

Published January 1, 2021
clock 8 Minutes

*Update: January 8* Cheers to 2021! While 2020 marked a year full of surprise and change – both inside and outside the DIY investing space – we believe it is safe to say we are all ready for a fresh start. To help you ring in the new year and celebrate in (financial) style, Sparx […]

Read More >
category logo

Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – December 7, 2020

Published December 7, 2020
clock 5 Minutes

Take a deep breath. Believe it or not, December is here, and with it, news of several COVID-19 vaccines, stock markets making record highs, and hope on the horizon. Certainly not a coincidence. Another non-coincidence at this time of year is the appearance of special treats and the idea of wrapping things up with a […]

Read More >
category logo

Discount Brokerage Deals & Promotions – December 2020

Published December 1, 2020
clock 8 Minutes

*Update: December 18* After what has simultaneously felt like the fastest yet slowest year ever, we have finally made it to December! In true holiday fashion, Sparx Trading is here to spread old-fashioned cheer and merry updates as we take a (cautious and socially distanced) step into the final month of 2020.  Bargain-hunting DIY investors […]

Read More >
category logo

Discount Brokerage Deals & Promotions – November 2020

Published November 1, 2020
clock 8 Minutes

*Update: November 27* Daylight isn’t the only thing being saved this as we enter the month of November. It seems like DIY investors are also in for some savings too. Like adjusting the clocks back, it’s going to take some getting used to online investing in November. With the US presidential election likely to shape […]

Read More >