About Blain Reinkensmeyer

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Blain Reinkensmeyer

Managing Partner

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As Head of Research at StockBrokers.com, Blain Reinkensmeyer has 20 years of trading experience with over 2,500 trades placed during that time. As a passionate market participant, Blain has personally traded everything from stocks and options to forex and cryptocurrency.

Referenced as a leading expert on the US online brokerage industry, Blain created the original scoring rubric for StockBrokers.com back in 2011 and has headed every annual review since the site's inception.

Blain is married and lives in Troy, Michigan, with his wife and kids. He is a technology enthusiast who loves reading, barbecuing during summer, and spending time with his family.


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Interactive Brokers UK Review

Interactive Brokers is a sophisticated trading platform aimed at confident investors but also offers great value and resources for newer investors. We believe it’s certainly worth exploring the platform to see if you could save money or access more investments compared to other brokers.

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Best Stock Trading Apps UK of 2024

The best UK mobile trading apps appeal to all levels of trading skill — beginner, active trader, and longer-term investor. Check out our top picks here.

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Saxo Markets Review

Saxo Markets’ trading platform is highly sophisticated and is used by private, professional and institutional investors. The global trading platform offers a huge range of international shares and funds across 50 global stock exchanges. The biggest downside is the cost, as its charges are significantly higher than its U.K. competitors.

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Interactive Investor Review

The standout feature at Interactive Investor (ii), a major U.K. investment platform, is its low flat-rate fees. This is in contrast to other investment platforms, which typically favour percentage fees for fund investing, although more brokers are now opting for flat fees.

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IG Review

IG is an investment platform aimed at experienced investors looking to make frequent trades on the stock market. IG offers thousands of shares, trusts and ETFs to trade, as well as the ability to do spread betting and CFDs. It offers a comprehensive and easy-to-use trading platform that is used by both private and professional investors. See what else our analysis uncovered.

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FinecoBank Review

FinecoBank is a great share dealing option for both active and passive traders, with a broad range of investment options. A substandard offering of educational materials causes it to fall short.

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DEGIRO Review

DEGIRO offers cheap stock trading on a modest trading platform. Fees for trading funds, however, are more costly, and DEGIRO lags competitors in fundamental research. Read more here.

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Capital.com Review

Capital.com is a U.K. broker primarily known for CFDs (contracts for difference) and spread betting. While it previously offered the chance to buy and sell shares commission-free, you can no longer buy shares directly through Capital.com. Trading is limited to an unleveraged CFD account.

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