I'd like to push my trading experience a bit. I've been looking into opening an account with a broker that offers automated trading (I'm a programmer and would like to use my own trading algorithms). ...
Can any broker like TD, TradeKing, Schwab, etc, can charge me just because I have entered my details and open an account in their website? Even if I didn't deposit anything?
I wanted to start an E-Trade account more or less just to fool around with. The goal is always to make money obviously, but at first I just kind of want to experiment and get familiar with the ...