Investment Brokerage - National

The Economic Times  9 hrs ago  Comment 
British brokerage HSBC today retained its 'neutral weighting' on the domestic market saying the time is not yet right for it to change its outlook.
The Hindu Business Line  9 hrs ago  Comment 
Sushil FinanceTriveni Turbine (Hold)CMP: ₹89.70Target: N.A.During the quarter, the company booked orders worth ₹141 crore (including after-market order booking of...
Forbes  10 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, Carmax (KMX) is now the #109 analyst pick, moving up by 6 spots.         This rank is formed by averaging the...
Forbes  10 hrs ago  Comment 
The Economic Times  Aug 19  Comment 
ONGC and Oil India will benefit of falling fuel subsidy as they expect them to fund about 65 per cent of the fuel subsidies.
The Economic Times  Aug 19  Comment 
According to India Nivesh, the company is a classic turnaround story. The brokerage has a ‘Buy’ rating on the stock with a target price of Rs 34.
Yahoo  Aug 19  Comment 
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets rose Tuesday on improved U.S. housing sentiment and news of diplomatic efforts to broker a cease-fire in Ukraine.
Mondo Visione  Aug 19  Comment 
CloudFX Group, one of Asia's most innovative technology companies as voted by CIO Asia, has launched CloudSelect, the industry's most advanced, innovative open standards-based Cloud Services Brokerage platform. CloudSelect represents the first of...
Insurance Journal  Aug 18  Comment 
Bolton & Co. named Greg Doherty an executive vice president and managing director of the dietary supplement practice group. Doherty has experience in the dietary supplement and nutraceutical industry, as well as experience working for brokerage...
Insurance Journal  Aug 18  Comment 
USI Insurance Services announced it has entered into an agreement with certain subsidiaries of Willis North America Inc., part of Willis Group Holdings, to acquire seven of Willis’ retail insurance brokerage locations across the United States....
Insurance Journal  Aug 18  Comment 
Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc. in East Providence, Rhode Island, has recently promoted Peter A. Javacone III to assistant sales manager. This is Jacavone’s third promotion in three years at Starkweather & Shepley. In his new...


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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