Brokerage fee

Motley Fool  Jun 11  Comment 
There's no limit to what you can be charged for this fee.
Reuters  Sep 27  Comment 
A new type of disclosure about various fees that investors shell out to maintain brokerage accounts will promote a better understanding of those charges and provide a tool for comparing companies, U.S. state securities regulators said on Sunday.
Yahoo  Jul 21  Comment 
Securities and Exchange Commission Republican member Daniel Gallagher said in a public comment letter that the Labor Department's plan would actually hurt the middle-class investors it is designed to help. The Labor Department "should scrap" the...
The Globe and Mail  Sep 19  Comment 
Paper company aims to save cost of issuing lots of little dividend cheques
The Australian  Jul 29  Comment 
AUSTRALIA'S online stockbroking industry is set for a major shake-up, with CMC Markets slashing its brokerage fee as it chases market share.
Business Times - Malaysia  Oct 19  Comment 
The government is likely to remove or reduce minimum brokerage fees to boost the equity market in the 2010 Budget, according to Kenanga Research. Incentives will also be unveiled to promote efficient fuel and related technology in the budget to...


A brokerage fee is the fee charged by a brokerage company to facilitate the transactions between buyers and sellers.

There are two main types of brokerage fees: a flat fee, and a fee based on a percentage of the transaction.

For example, a brokerage company may charge a flat fee of $7 for stocks priced at $1 or above. For stocks under $1, the brokerage company may charge a flat fee of $7 plus 0.5% of the transaction.

There is usually an extra brokerage fee charged for options trading. For example, a brokerage company may charge a flat fee of $7 plus $1.25 per contract for option orders.

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