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Patrick

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Re: Investing in US Stocks?
« Reply #15 on: August 03, 2018, 11:05:19 am »
They're more expensive than the offshore guys but otherwise there's nothing wrong with EE for the first $60 000.

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Re: Investing in US Stocks?
« Reply #16 on: August 03, 2018, 11:47:29 am »

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Re: Investing in US Stocks?
« Reply #17 on: August 03, 2018, 12:20:16 pm »
Very interesting, I wasn't aware of that! Thanks for the heads up, I was nearly going to start recommending them to others. I think I'll wait until they sort out the repatriation of funds.

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Re: Investing in US Stocks?
« Reply #18 on: August 07, 2018, 03:25:09 pm »
I asked Easy Equities about the withdrawal process they said:

"Thank you for the query.

The withdrawal process is the same as your ZAR account. You can make a withdrawal into a cheque account, just keep in mind that we only pay Dollars for USD account withdrawals so your bank would contact you to convert the funds into Rand."

So it seems like it isn't a problem after all.

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Re: Investing in US Stocks?
« Reply #19 on: August 08, 2018, 01:25:27 pm »
So I see Saxo Capital Markets SA is no more after the acquisition by Sasfin. Looks like it is rebranded to Direct Market Access now: http://www.dma.co.za

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Re: Investing in US Stocks?
« Reply #20 on: January 24, 2019, 11:46:52 pm »
So, for those who have neither $10,000 for an IB account, or an EU address/passport for a De Giro account, what is the best way to go?

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Re: Investing in US Stocks?
« Reply #21 on: January 25, 2019, 10:43:36 am »
Interactive brokers has dropped the $10 000 minimum. They only issue I have with them is that they have a $10/month minimum fee, so if you only spend $5 in transaction fees for the month, you have to pay another $5 at the end of the month.