Investment Brokerage - National

Insurance Journal  10 hrs ago  Comment 
Miller, the London-based specialist insurance and reinsurance broker, has hired Simon Milner, in a production and broking role in the cyber and technology area. In a press release, Miller said the appointment underlines its plans to build on the...  Mar 26  Comment 
Produce Investments, owner of potato packer Greenvale, sees a drop in sowings, in the face of what one broker terms a "perfect storm"
Insurance Journal  Mar 25  Comment 
The Graham Company, an insurance brokerage and consulting firm based in Philadelphia, has appointed Vice President Carl M. Bloomfield as new leader of the Health & Human Services Division. Bloomfield replaces Tim Folk, who recently joined Beecher...
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 25  Comment 
Motilal OswalDCB Bank (Buy)CMP: ₹105.25Target: ₹155DCB Bank (DCBB), one of the 10 private banks that received licenses in 1994, has undergone significant restruct...
Yahoo  Mar 25  Comment 
It sounds like a good idea: a custom portfolio on auto-pilot that that's supposed to grow and change with the investor. It's called a robo-adviser and more and more brokerages are rolling out their version of it.
Insurance Journal  Mar 25  Comment 
JLT Specialty USA said it has added an environmental team to provide environmental brokerage and advisory services in energy, construction, environmental professional, finance and aerospace sectors. The individuals appointed to this team include...  Mar 25  Comment 
Liberum says a Clarkson led motor show could attract advertisers and overseas sales If Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson is sacked from the BBC for a fracas with his producer, as reports suggest, a beneficiary could be ITV according to City...
The Economic Times  Mar 24  Comment 
The brokerage said it does not expect a meaningful recovery in earnings before the September quarter of 2015-16.
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 24  Comment 
Karvy Stock BrokingDredging Corpn (Buy)CMP: ₹383.60Target: ₹450Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) is a public sector company providing integrated dredging servic...  Mar 24  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Wall Street and the political hacks beholden to it have been throwing an extended temper tantrum over a push to raise the standards expected of stockbrokers. The brash opposition to what's known as a "fiduciary duty" is...


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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