207 Understand the key issues that a market maker or trading platform can have on your stock market investments

By Christian Bartsch

Some trading platforms are so flat that they need other brokers to access the market. This still leads to you having to place orders through a tunnel where at the end of the tunnel a market maker is taking a lot of money from you even if you are told you are not paying any commissions. Their spread and kickbacks are the hidden fees you are being made to pay.