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What types of accounts can I open?

Ainvest currently offers Cash and Margin accounts.
    Cash – an account where securities are paid for in full with the available cash in your account. 
  • Advantage:

    • No interest charges

  • Disadvantage:

    • No borrowing funds

    • No shorting

Margin – an account where you can buy securities with borrowed funds.
  • Advantage:
    • Increase/leverage purchasing power
    • More investing options such as short selling
  • Disadvantage:
    • Subject to paying interest on borrowed funds