Investment Brokerage - National

Financial Times  Jul 17  Comment 
Gold miners trigger first FTSE 100 daily decline in eight days  Jul 17  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- You've seen the TV ads and the warm-and-fuzzy Web site photos. Your stockbroker cares about you. He is concerned that you save enough for retirement. He's thrilled when your kid graduates from college. And why wouldn't he...
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 17  Comment 
Centrum WealthMindTree (Hold)CMP: ₹1,268.75Target: ₹1,355MindTree delivered a steep miss on operating margins which was the key disappointment in the Q1 FY16 res...
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 17  Comment 
What should an investor do when his broker punches in an erroneous order — say, a buy order for 150 shares instead of a sell order or say, an order to sell 150 index futures contracts inst...
The Economic Times  Jul 17  Comment 
American brokerage Bank of America-Merrill Lynch (BofA-ML) today said the "deflation" on the wholesale price index is likely to continue till October.
Insurance Journal  Jul 17  Comment 
Phoenix, Ariz.-based surplus line wholesaler The Keating Group (tKg), has added Cal Rogers as assistant vice president, broker in its Springfield, Mo., office. Rogers will be responsible for property/casualty production in the Midwest region....
Wall Street Journal  Jul 16  Comment 
Regulators are examining whether mutual-fund managers are dipping more deeply than allowed into their investors’ money to compensate the brokerages that distribute their products.
Financial Times  Jul 16  Comment 
Court told an interdealer broker cautioned the former trader to be careful about written requests
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 16  Comment 
Emkay ResearchDCB Bank (Accumulate)CMP: ₹134.40Target: ₹160DCB Bank’s 1QFY16 pre-provisioning profit growth was driven by robust NII growth (adjusted for one-offs...  Jul 16  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Brokerage and investment manager Charles Schwab Corp. (SCHW) on Thursday reported a 9 percent increase in profit for the second quarter from last year, reflecting higher revenues and growth in brokerage accounts as well as...


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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