Stock trading is a popular way for investors to make money. Before getting in the game, you need a stockbroker and a brokerage account. You can open one with most large investment firms, such as Charles Schwab, Fidelity Investments, TD Ameritrade or E*TRADE.
A brokerage account gives you access to buying stocks and other investments. Every firm has different requirements for opening an account. They may offer promotions that require you to deposit a certain amount of money into your new account before being able to trade. … Read the rest