You would like to purchase one
A share of Berkshire Hathaway through your Scottrade brokerage account. Scottrade charges a $66 commission for online trades. You log into your account, check the real-time quotes for Berkshire Hathaway (you see a bid price of $262 comma 900262,900 and an ask price of $263 comma 730263,730) and submit
your order.a. What is the current bid/ask spread for Berkshire Hathaway
A shares?b. If Scottrade routes your buy order to the NYSE, where Berkshire Hathaway is listed, what’s the potential minimum your total transaction costs will be?c. If, instead, Scottrade routes your buy order to NASDAQ, where Berkshire Hathaway is not listed, what’s the potential maximum your total transaction costs will be?d. Regardless of how your trade is executed, based on the bid/ask spread, what is the market value of your trade?