US News: The Future of Retail Investing Is Now
The Future of Retail Investing Is Now
By Mark Reeth, U.S. News
THE LAST FEW YEARS HAVE seen low-cost brokers become no-cost brokers as new investing platforms provide individual investors with user-friendly features and no upfront costs, account minimums, or commissions. This has primed the market for a surge of enthusiasm from newer (and often younger) retail investors who see the sudden end to the longest bull market in history as a perfect opportunity to begin investing.