The Emergence of Online Brokers

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) was established about the same time as the LSE. The NYSE members charged for their services on the basis of a commission rate set by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The NYSE had the authority based on SEC´s permission to set the minimum commission rate. This fixed commission rate limited the competition among …

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Financial Brand Journalism: Think about facilitating personal interactions, not about creating messages

In this post you will learn about the latest trends and strategies in Marketing and Brand Management. These include brand journalism, inbound marketing and the “personalization tsunami”. I will also share a recent case, which demonstrates how marketer’s can make this work in practice.   Global Efficiency that leads to Irrelevance is Irrelevant: Marketing gets Personal Is your marketing strategy …

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Saxo Bank pioneering financial entity with regards to social networks in Spain and Latin America

Uriel, Saxo Bank is a pioneering financial entity with regard to social networks and new ways of communicating with its clients.  What was entailed in kicking off the entire policy of Community Manager, managing people and winning over clients with this new philosophy? In reality, it is not a new philosophy, as our objective at Saxo Bank has always been …

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Online Trading during the first years of the new millennium

Since the beginning of online trading the commission rate dropped from around $50 a trade down to around 1/5 of that and even some companies like Bank of America, Zecco and Saxo Bank offered commission free trading in stocks. These price slashes generated great growth in the industry according to Mc Kinsey & Co who states that in 1999 online …

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