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Insurance Journal  9 hrs ago  Comment 
Insurance broker Lockton has named Amanda Ruback to the newly created position of senior vice president and major client strategist in the firm’s Chicago operation. In her new role, Ruback assists in strategy development and solutions for...
Insurance Journal  10 hrs ago  Comment 
A former executive for a Birmingham-area scrap metal brokerage company has been accused of embezzling $11.2 million from the company and using the funds to live a lavish lifestyle. Acting U.S. Attorney Robert O. Posey said in a news release …
The Economic Times  10 hrs ago  Comment 
The global brokerage house said, “Moraiya outcome a big surprise but approvals may take time.” CLSA believes benefits of Moraiya's clearance will be more visible in FY19 vs FY18.
Motley Fool  Feb 16  Comment 
That you even have to ask the question shows how much times have changed.
Mondo Visione  Feb 16  Comment 
Summary:  MiFID II, an upcoming piece of legislation from European Union regulators, upends the traditional linkage between trading commissions and investment research in ways both the money management and brokerage industries have yet to...
Forbes  Feb 16  Comment 
Two top brokerages have joined forces in an effort to attract high-end Canadian purchasers to Florida luxury residential projects.
The Hindu Business Line  Feb 16  Comment 
HDFC SecuritiesSpiceJet (Buy)CMP: ₹60.95Target: ₹75SpiceJet’s 3QFY17 results came in below expectations. Revenue grew by 12 per cent to ₹146 crore, below our expectation of 15 per cent primarily due t...
Insurance Journal  Feb 16  Comment 
EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., has appointed Thomas E. O’Neil as Northeast region president. O’Neil will...
Mondo Visione  Feb 15  Comment 
Convergex, an agency-focused global brokerage and trading related services provider, announced today that it recently hired Robin Strong as Managing Director. Mr. Strong is based out of Convergex's London-based brokerage and will be responsible...
The Hindu Business Line  Feb 15  Comment 
Motilal OswalMuthoot Fin (Buy)CMP: ₹332Target: ₹409Muthoot Finance’s 3QFY17 PAT grew 56 per cent y-o-y (but declined 2 per cent q-o-q) to ₹291 crore , largely led by lower-than-expected employee and p...




 

A broker is an individual or firm that charges a fee or commission for executing buy and sell orders submitted by a customer.

Up until the 90's, most buy and sell orders were executed by calling a broker on the phone who would then execute your order anywhere between $70 and $200 a trade. With the advent of the Internet, a whole new discount broker industry formed which now allows investors to trade at a much lower cost.


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