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Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Stockbroker'

Stockbroker Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    stockbroker n : an agent in the buying and selling of stocks and bonds
Stockbroker Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Stockbroker \Stock"bro`ker\, n. A broker who deals in stocks.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Stockbroker'

A stock broker or stockbroker is a regulated professional broker who buys and sells shares and other securities through market makers or Agency Only Firms on behalf of investors. A broker may be employed by a brokerage firm.

A transaction on a stock exchange must be made between two members of the exchange—an ordinary person may not walk into the New York Stock Exchange (for example), and ask to trade stock. Such an exchange must be done through a broker.

There are three types of stockbroking service.

Roles similar to that of a stockbroker include investment advisor, and financial advisor. A stockbroker may or may not be also an investment advisor, and vice versa.

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  • Swindling stockbroker jailed for six years
    An Auckland stockbroker who admitted fraud has today been sentenced to six years in prison while his co-offender - already in jail for fraud - had his sentence extended.Gregory Arnott pleaded guilty to five charges of theft by a... Read more on this news related to 'Stockbroker'
  • World Chefs: Former U.S. stockbroker LaFrieda writes butchering guide
    By Richard Leong NEW YORK (Reuters) - In his first book, "Meat: Everything You Need to Know," fourth-generation butcher Pat LaFrieda gives a detailed guide on butchering a cow, pig, lamb and chicken and shares tips on how to cook the various cuts. Since taking over in the early 1990s, he has grown the family business into a $120 million company that deli Read more on this news related to 'Stockbroker'
  • Deep trouble
    Kristin Battista-Frazee recalls how her dad went from stockbroker to pornbroker. Read more on this news related to 'Stockbroker'

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