Investment Brokerage - National

The Hindu Business Line  Feb 28  Comment 
Possibly the most difficult part of working in a broker’s dealing room while the Finance Minister delivers his Budget speech is figuring out the meaning of a proposal and then deciding – r...
The Economic Times  Feb 28  Comment 
Brokerage houses expect the Union Budget 2015-16 to focus on broader issues in improving India's investment climate.
Forbes  Feb 27  Comment 
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Express Scripts Holding Co (NASD: ESRX) is the #46 broker analyst pick among those stocks screened by The Online Investor for strong stock buyback activity. To make that list, a...
MarketWatch  Feb 27  Comment 
The Congressional Budget Office’s Keith Hall will partly control legislation, says Diana Furchtgott-Roth.
Financial Times  Feb 27  Comment 
Hikma Pharma slides on downbeat broker call
The Straits Times  Feb 27  Comment 
February 28, 2015 1:19 AM FOURTH-QUARTER sales in 2014 rose 4.7 per cent year on year, slightly lower than the growth experienced in the first half of 2014, as additional revenue from longer operating hours was no longer a contributing factor...
The Hindu Business Line  Feb 27  Comment 
Forbes  Feb 27  Comment 
The latest tally of analyst opinions from the major brokerage houses shows that among the components of the S&P 500 index, Capital One Financial (COF) is now the #93 analyst pick, moving up by 8 spots.         This rank is formed by...
Forbes  Feb 27  Comment 
Mondo Visione  Feb 27  Comment 
The Jordan Securities Commission (JSC) has approved the amendments of the Trading Directives at the ASE that were entered to facilitate the procedures followed by brokerage firms in dealing for their custodian's clients. According to this...
Insurance Journal  Feb 27  Comment 
Jorge Aimini has joined the Miami office of All Risks as a brokerage underwriter. Aimini’s responsibilities will comprise of underwriting accounts within the parameters of All Risks’ contract binding agreements and accessing brokerage markets...
Reuters  Feb 26  Comment 
* U.S. crude inventories continue to rise (Rewrites throughout, updates prices to settlement, adds broker comment)


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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