O'Reilly logo

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

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Key Features You Should Find

You should decide on which companies to buy before you even start comparing feature details. But once you do pick your stocks, you should be certain that a company offers the DSP features you want before you get involved with their plan. If the features that you want are not offered, you’ll be better off using a discount broker than buying stock directly from the company’s transfer agent.
Here are some key features most direct stock investors want:
Convenient purchase options: With this feature you can make both original and additional cash purchases directly through the company’s transfer agent. Additional purchases are called optional cash investments.
Automatic dividend reinvestment: With this feature you ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required