We’ve got another reader question this week, asking about day trading. After seeing the term being used on an investors forum they frequent, they would like to know what it is and what it entails.
NSSC Blog: Before You Invest
Last year the Nova Scotia Securities Commission visited high schools and post-secondary institutions across Nova Scotia, both in-person and virtually, to talk to students about investing. With a new school year beginning this month, the Student Connections program has returned.
During times of economic turmoil, we often hear words like recession and depression thrown around. Over the next two weeks, we’ll look at both terms to see what they mean.
Our review of stock purchasing and selling order types concludes this week with a look at stop orders.
When you make a trade, or your adviser makes a trade for you on your behalf, is there tax charged on that trade? By tax we mean HST in Nova Scotia, or GST in other parts of the country. The short answer is no, you do not pay HST or GST on individual trades of securities. However, work done by your adviser may have HST or GST applied to it.