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A Wide Range of Investment Choices

Stocks

May be the right choice if you:

  • Prefer to invest in individual companies
  • Want to generate dividend1 income and/or capital gains
  • Have time to do your own research
  • Are comfortable with fluctuating returns

Price:

$9.95 flat per trade2
(no minimum balance or trading activity required)

$6.95 flat per trade2
(150+ trades per quarter)

Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)

May be the right choice if you:

  • Are looking for built-in diversification
  • Want to see the value of your investments on a daily basis
  • Prefer to be able to easily buy and sell
  • Like to follow a stock or bond index

Price:

$9.95 flat per trade
(no minimum balance or trading activity required)

$6.95 flat per trade
(150+ trades per quarter)

Mutual Funds

May be the right choice if you:

  • Want to leverage the expertise of a professional money manager
  • Are looking for automatic diversification
  • Are looking for ease and convenience

Price:

No commissions3 charged to buy, sell or switch mutual funds

Options

May be the right choice if you:

  • Want insurance against a likely price drop of a stock you hold
  • Are confident about a future stock price and want to make a profit
  • Understand the risks of options trading and leverage

Price:

$9.95 per trade
(no minimum balance or trading activity required), plus $1.25 per contract4

$6.95 per trade
(150+ trades per quarter), plus $1.25 per contract4

Fixed Income Securities

May be the right choice if you:

  • Are focused on adding security to your portfolio
  • Are looking for predictable income from your investments
  • Want products that may offer principal protection

Price:

Commission of $25 – $250 per transaction5 included in quoted price (T-bills, Bonds, Debentures and Money Market Instruments)

Remuneration for GICs included in quoted price6

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