Investment Brokerage - National

Financial Times  4 hrs ago  Comment 
UK builder’s joint house broker talks up shares while retailers hold FTSE 100 index back
MarketWatch  7 hrs ago  Comment 
A suspended broker in California has charged with fraud after misrepresenting himeself to customers and mishandling at least $194,000 in investments. Thomas Gillons was charged with soliciting money from at least three customers to whom he had...
Forbes  8 hrs ago  Comment 
The latest tally of analyst opinions from the major brokerage houses shows that among the components of the S&P 500 index, Borg Warner (BWA) is now the #27 analyst pick, moving up by 1 spot.         This rank is formed by averaging the...
Forbes  8 hrs ago  Comment 
The Hindu Business Line  8 hrs ago  Comment 
Dolat CapitalAstral Poly (Buy)CMP: ₹413.10Target: ₹483Astral Poly Technik has made two acquisitions over the last quarters in the adhesives and construction chemi...
Reuters  9 hrs ago  Comment 
Top ship broker Clarkson is seeking to acquire Norwegian brokerage and investment bank RS Platou for 281.2 million pounds ($441 million) in a deal that would create one of the...
Reuters  Nov 24  Comment 
(Adds reactions of investors to announcement and details from regulatory filing)
Forbes  Nov 24  Comment 
The latest tally of analyst opinions from the major brokerage houses shows that among the components of the S&P 500 index, EOG Resources (EOG) is now the #41 analyst pick, moving up by 5 spots.         This rank is formed by averaging the...
The Hindu Business Line  Nov 24  Comment 
Prabhudas LilladherITC (Accumulate)CMP: ₹374.40Target: ₹397ITC reported adjusted PAT of ₹2,420 crore mainly due to 19.5 per cent operating profits growth in th...
Insurance Journal  Nov 24  Comment 
Authorities say a Nashville insurance broker was found dead in his secluded rental home in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The U.S. Virgin Islands Police Department confirmed that Edward Netherland, 60, was found Tuesday morning. The department said an...


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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