[OT] Brokerage for the D Language Foundation

Nick Sabalausky via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Sat Sep 17 16:40:04 PDT 2016

On 09/17/2016 12:58 PM, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
> On 09/17/2016 12:53 PM, Nick Sabalausky wrote:
>> That's how I hear it worked in the 50's, but does anyone but the brokers
>> ever gain any real interest from such accounts anymore? From everything
>> I've ever seen and heard, they pretty much all now work such that
>> basically all the earnings get scooped off the top by the banks/brokers
>> themselves (who don't assume any of the risk themselves anymore) leaving
>> the original investor with nothing more than their original invested
>> amount. Brokers and managed accounts are turning into the new "savings"
>> account anymore, you'd (literally) earn more annually just picking up
>> the loose change you see in a parking lot.
> Are you referring to full service brokers, money managers, investment
> advisors, and the such? We're not looking for such, only an online
> brokerage that allow us to do our own stocks/funds investments. -- Andrei

Ah, yes I was. Guess I misunderstood.

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