On Fri 15 Jul 2005 08:46, Alex French wrote:
> I have used what was Datek (now Ameritrade and soon to be TD
> Ameritrade), www.ameritrade.com with excellent results. They make all
> the Irish brokers look typically overpriced and underpowered.
Thanks very much for the interesting & useful info, Alex.
I'll certainly follow that up.
> As for currency commission, the amount you save on trades more than
> makes up for anything you loose on the conversion. Irish brokers
> charge several times as much for the same trade.
Actually, the reason I asked the question originally
was that I looked into Goodbody's charges,
and they seemed so much larger than
a couple of US online brokers I looked at
that I wondered if one was somehow barred from dealing with the latter.
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