Popular Account Types.

Think of them as clean slates for your future as yet unwritten. 

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Trade stocks through a simple cash account or use leverage with a margin account. For more advanced traders, short selling and options trading are available with a margin account.

Account

Overview

A straightforward, low-cost, investment and trading account. Cash accounts available:

  • Individual
  • Society
  • Joint
  • Religious organization
  • Trust
  • Investment club
  • Estates
  • Company

Advantages

  • Buy and sell stocks, ETFs, corporate and government bonds, mutual funds and a range of other investments
  • Qtrade makes finding investment ideas easy with analyst recommendations, investment research and screeners

Overview

Using the securities you own as collateral, you can borrow money from us to purchase further securities.

  • Choose a simple margin account or add options trading and/or short-selling capabilities
  • Low trading commissions
  • Canadian and U.S. dollar denominated accounts
  • Options including spreads and uncovered writing

Advantages

  • Use leverage to increase your potential returns
  • Borrow at competitive rates
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