Buying stocks

Q – Can I buy stocks using the Internet? – T.G., Woodstock, Ontario

A – Yes. In fact, there are several companies that offer such services including TD Waterhouse, Charles Schwab Canada, and E*Trade Canada, just to name a few. And the number is increasing all the time. However, do some shopping around and compare rates and services before you decide which company to use. A good source of comparative information is the Online Brokerage Report which is updated annually by Go to and click on Investing. – G.P.