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Press Releases from Questrade Inc. (16 total)

The market event that defined 2013. 12 experts weigh in

As 2013 comes to an end, our minds turn (as usual) to trading. In fact, we never stop thinking about the markets. This time we shared our fascination and asked a dozen people in the Canadian trading and investing scene what they thought was the seismic event of the year. And voila! The market event that defined 2013. 12 experts weigh in. https://community.questrade.com/b/insiders/archive/2013/12/19/year-in-review-what-market-event-defined-2013-12-experts-weigh-in.aspx Our opinion-makers are as varied as the markets

Questrade introduces USD in RSP® pricing improvements

Software upgrades allow Questrade to eliminate $5 fee in its US currency registered accounts Toronto, ON (April XX, 2010) Questrade rolls out major pricing improvements to its innovative USD in RSP® service this week. Major software upgrades to its processing systems enabled the firm to end a $5 per day fee charged any day a client traded U.S. dollar securities in a registered account. The USD in RSP service, when

Becoming a savvy investor using social media

Questrade Inc. and Online Trading Academy (Canada) host panel discussion with industry leaders to explore latest trend in investing advice Toronto, ON (May 19, 2009) – On Monday, May 25th, at 2 p.m. ET, a live webcast / panel discussion will explore the recent surge in usage of social networking tools for investment and trading advice. The panel, I Invest Therefore I Tweet, is moderated by Michael Hainsworth, host of Market

Online brokerage Questrade opens bricks-and-mortar learning centre in Toronto

Toronto, ON (April XX, 2009) Questrade’s first storefront is now open in the North American Centre in Toronto. The Questrade Learning Centre provides self-directed investors with a place to meet and talk with trading specialists. Situated on the main floor of Online Trading Academy’s facility, the state-of-the-art Learning Centre offers Questrade clients the ability to test technologies and market data feeds, learn about online trading tools, and help in

Questrade launches Tax-Free Savings Accounts, with access to full online trading …

Toronto, ON (January 2, 2009) – Questrade Inc. today introduced Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSA) with complete online trading privileges. Questrade clients can trade in a TFSA just as they would in other registered accounts, including stocks, options, gold, and mutual funds. Stock trade commissions are 1¢ per share (minimum $4.95 / maximum $9.95), and trade settlements are available in USD or CAD. Edward Kholodenko, President and CEO of Questrade said: “The

Questrade ranked fastest-growing online brokerage

Independent research firm Investor Economics places Questrade in top spot as Canada’s fastest-growing online brokerage for Q1 and Q2, 2008 Toronto, ON (October 16th, 2008) – Once again, Questrade Inc. has been rated as Canada’s fastest growing online brokerage, according to Investor Economics’ Retail Brokerage Report. The report, which was published in September and covers the second quarter of 2008, examines all aspects of the Canadian online discount brokerage industry. Edward Kholodenko,

Questrade launches Chinese outreach initiative

Toronto, ON (October 8th, 2008) – Questrade Inc. today announced a new initiative for the Chinese-speaking community. This includes: the Questrade corporate website in traditional and simplified Chinese. The site includes pricing and rates, trading platforms, investment products and services, security and privacy, and contact information. Also available is Questrade’s live help tool, which allows clients to chat instantly online with client services representatives in simplified and traditional Chinese. Edward

Questrade rolls out sweeping pricing improvement

Online broker Questrade introduces democratic pricing - a stock trade commission of 1¢ per share, $4.95 minimum and $9.95 maximum Toronto, ON (April 1, 2008) – Questrade Inc., Canada\'s most innovative brokerage, announces today it is simplifying its top-rated stock trade commission plans into a single \"democratic\" price. All Questrade clients are eligible for 1¢ per share, with a minimum commission of $4.95 and a cap of $9.95. Democratic pricing automatically gives

Surge in demand for Questrade's Gold RSP

As gold passes $1000 U.S. per ounce, investors turn to Questrade — the only registered account in Canada that trades real gold Toronto, ON (March 18, 2008) – Questrade Inc., a leading Canadian online brokerage, has experienced a 100% increase in gold trades since the beginning of the year. While gold can be traded in regular Questrade accounts, activity is particularly heightened in the “Gold RSP,” the only registered

Questrade launches forex education initiative in response to surging interest in …

Toronto, ON (January 21, 2008) – Questrade Inc., a leading Canadian online brokerage, announces a series of free education sessions for new forex traders. The company, which provides direct online access to North American markets for Canadian traders and investors, is solidifying its commitment to financial literacy by directly addressing the growing relevance of international foreign currency trading. “When the loonie reached par with the U.S. dollar, we saw a

Questrade launches first RSP to hold U.S. cash

Questrade RSP eliminates foreign exchange fees, allowing investors to trade online with USD Toronto, ON (January 14th, 2008) – Questrade Inc. has reinvented the RSP. For the first time, Canadians can hold USD in RSPs, and trade US securities online in registered accounts without incurring hefty currency conversion fees. The service is available in all Questrade registered accounts. Edward Kholodenko, CEO and President of Questrade Inc., says: “Canadians deserve fair,

Online brokerage Questrade ranks #1 for both fees and customer satisfaction in a …

Questrade in coveted first position for two top trading issues, as rated by survey author and independent investors Toronto, ON (November 1st, 2007) – Questrade Inc., a leading Canadian online brokerage, was selected as best online brokerage in two categories in the Globe and Mail’s annual online broker survey: customer satisfaction and fees & commissions. The survey author noted that independent investors rated costs and fees as their top

Questrade launches new consumer website featuring enhanced trading technology

Leading Canadian direct access brokerage emphasizes customer experience by introducing a slate of new features Toronto, ON (September 4, 2007) – Questrade Inc. unveiled this weekend a new public website and significant upgrades to its direct access trading software. The roll-out is part of Questrade’s commitment to providing technologically-advanced and secure brokerage services within a user-friendly online environment. Says Edward Kholodenko, CEO and President of Questrade: “Improving our clients’ experience is our

Gold, newest addition to RSP: A new offering from Questrade and Kitco, with stor …

Toronto, ON (January 15, 2007) – Questrade Inc. and Kitco Metals Inc. will offer Canadians the opportunity to purchase gold to invest in registered savings accounts such as RRSPs and RESPs. Gold will be stored at the Royal Canadian Mint. This new product marks the first time Canadians have direct access to buying, holding and trading physical gold within RSPs. Questrade registered accounts, including RRSPs, RRIFs and RESPs, are not charged

Questrade Introduces $4.95 Per Trade - Canada's Premiere Online Broker Sets New …

Toronto, ON (October 2, 2006) – Questrade Inc. today announced a new pricing structure for trades on all U.S. and Canadian equities. Effective October 1, 2006, clients have the option of paying $4.95 per trade up to 495 shares and $0.01 thereafter, or a flat rate of $9.95 per trade. “Questrade has been shaking up Canada’s brokerage industry since its inception,” says Edward Kholodenko, President and CEO of Questrade Inc.

Questrade, Inc. reduces fees for all US & CDN trades

Toronto, ON (March 31, 2006) – Questrade, Inc., Canada’s leading discount brokerage introduces new lower fees on all US & Canadian equity and options trades. As of March 31, 2006 all clients who trade US or Canadian stocks or options using Questrade’s direct access platforms will receive the same low rate with no hidden commission fees or volume based pricing. The new pricing structure allows all traders to benefit from a per