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The Pocket Idiot's Guide™ To Direct Stock Investing by Lita Epstein, Douglas Gerlach

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Chapter 11
Direct Stock Purchase Potential Problems
In This Chapter
• Purchase limitations
• Fewer stock choices
• Fees can be a drag
• Limit on investment amounts
Direct stock investing can be a great way to build a stock portfolio without having to pay brokerage commissions, but you have to work around some potential problems. Just be aware of these purchase pitfalls and plan your portfolio management strategies to avoid any problems. In this chapter, we explore the potential problems and talk about possible solutions.

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