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  • To easily trade in the stock exchange.
  • Available for the US and Latin American citizens
  • $0 Commission & No minimums
  • Monitor your investment from anywhere

Investing is a great way to make your money work for you. When you invest you have the potential to earn interests and capital gains. The sooner you start investing, the greater your chance to increase your wealth.

 

US and Latin American citizens who would like to trade stocks in the capital markets. From beginners to experienced investors.

The only requirements are:

  • Be 18 years or older
  • A valid passport.
  • A bank account.

It is an account with a licensed brokerage firm permitting the individual to deposit funds and place investments in stocks, bonds, and other securities.

A cash account is a type of brokerage account in which the investor is required to pay the full amount for stocks purchased. In a cash account, you are not allowed to borrow funds from your broker.

A margin account is a brokerage account in which the broker lends the customer cash to purchase stocks. The loan in the account is collateralized by the stocks and cash.

The buying power is the amount of fully margined stocks that a margin client may use to purchase stocks.

Is a share in the ownership in a corporation and represents a claim on part of the corporation’s assets and earnings.

A dividend is a distribution of a corporations earnings to its investors.

An ETF (exchange-traded fund), is an asset that tracks a particular set of equities, similar to an index. It trades just as a normal stock would on an exchange.

A leveraged exchange-traded fund (ETF) is a fund that track the performance of an industry, sector or an index, but uses financial derivatives to magnify the returns of the underlying asset.

A portfolio is a combination of stocks that an investor holds in his account. These stocks could be from companies of different industries and regions, among others.

It is a technique used to decrease the risk of a portfolio, by mixing a variety of financial instruments, reducing the exposure to any particular asset within the portfolio. The rationale is that the portfolio yield will be higher and the risk lower compared to the return of a single instruments.

Day trading is the buying and selling of stocks within the same trading day.

A day trader is one who buys and sells the same stock on the same day to try to take advantage of intraday price movements.

A Pattern day trader is one who executes four (4) or more day trades in a five (5) business day period.

The minimum equity requirement for a pattern day traders is $25,000; pattern day traders must have on deposit at least $25,000 on any day on which day trading occurs. The minimum maintenance margin requirement for pattern day traders is 25%, the same as for regular customers.

Placing four (4) day trades on a five (5) business day period will restrict your account from placing further day trades for 90 days.  This limit applies only to margin accounts, as cash accounts are not suited for pattern day traders.

For more information about Pattern Day Trading, please visit:

Daytrading.pdf

Patterndaytrader.htm

Net worth is the amount by which assets (what you own) exceed liabilities (what you owe). Net Worth= Assets – Liabilities

It is interest calculated on the initial deposit and also on the reinvested interest of previous periods. The sooner you start investing, the more time your interests have to compound.

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