Monday, March 17, 2008

13th Annual Review of Online Brokers Up at Barron's Online

Barron’s Online has revamped some of their policies, and some stories are available to non-subscribers after 3PM Eastern time on the date of publication.  What that means is that the review of online brokers can be read on their site now, even if you’re not a subscriber.

Here it is.  Page 6 spells out the rating system, and is not in the print edition.  Page 5 includes the sidebar critical of bank-based brokers.  There is a lot of content on pages 3 and 4 that did not appear in print, mainly descriptions of the brokers not in the top 10.  In short, the online version is about 30% longer than what ran in print. 

Making It Click: Annual Ranking
Of the Best Online Brokers

By THERESA W. CAREY

TURNING THE COMPLICATED INTO THE SIMPLE is a basic aim of online brokerage. It means bringing together the prices of everything from Nokia shares to options on South African gold to U.S. Treasury bonds on a single platform. It means simultaneously offering insights into Malaysian politics and Florida housing costs while organizing millions of electronic messages from global bourses for data, orders and transactions into information that investors can act on instantaneously.

Read the entire story here: Best Online Brokers

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