Direct Stock Purchase Investing

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Direct Stock Purchase Investing

Postby justme » Wed May 09, 2012 11:32 am

Just read a great book on the subject written Mkemo London - is anyone here participating in any of this type of investing? He lists several places you can begin with just $50. I was hoping to get advise before I "take the plunge". Thanks

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Re: Direct Stock Purchase Investing

Postby tdelamater » Fri Jun 29, 2012 3:55 pm

Nope. It does sound like a good idea however. There was actually a recent article here at GRS about direct stock investing. Report back on how it goes!

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Re: Direct Stock Purchase Investing

Postby Bichon Frise » Tue Jul 03, 2012 7:10 am

I don't understand the advantage of direct stock purchasing over a mutual fund?

I've done it, and I have some accounts with piddly amounts of dollars, beaten up by the fees imposed by the managing institution. To each their own. You'll be far from diversified if you are talking about investing $50.
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