Used interchangeably with broker when referring to a firm rather than an individual. also called brokerage house or brokerage.
When you buy or sell a security, you generally do so through a brokerage firm. Brokerage firms fall into two main camps: full-service brokers and discount brokers. Discount brokers charge far lower commissions than full-service brokers, and a growing number of deep discounters charge especially low commissions. But there is a trade-off. If you use a discount broker, you will get little or no investment advice, so you must be willing to make your own buy and sell decisions. A full-service broker, on the other hand, will help you pick investments and devise a financial plan.
A securities firm buys and sells securities in the secondary market on behalf of its clients for a commission. The term " broker" also referred to an employee of the firm who conducts such activities .
A company that handles your stock trading. When you want to buy or sell shares of a stock, you contact your broker and he or she arranges it. The brokerage firm also provides you with statements that you'll need at tax time. Brokerage firms focus on individual stocks and bonds. Some brokerage firms offer mutual funds, but you'll generally pay more than you would at a low-cost mutual fund company.
a service provider, it is our duty to turn a previously satisfied client into a highly satisfied client
A securities firm or a registered investment advisor affiliated with a firm. Brokers are the link between investors and the stock market. When acting as a broker for the purchase or sale of listed stock, the investment advisor does not own the securities but acts as an agent for the buyer and seller and charges a commission for these services.
Entity authorised by the Slovene Securities and Exchange Commission. Among the services it provides are: offering securities in public trading, buying and selling securities on its own or its client's account, and offernig portfolio management and investment advice.
A partnership or corporation that is in business to provide security services for a general marketplace.
A business that provides physical trading services related to financial markets such as a stock market.
Brokerage firms are licensed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to buy and sell securities for clients and for their own accounts. When a brokerage firm sells securities it owns, it is said to be acting as a principal in that transaction. Firms frequently maintain research departments for their own and their clients' benefit, and increasingly they provide a range of financial products and services, including financial planning, asset management, and educational programs. Online brokerage firms, discount brokerage firms, and some traditional full-service brokerage firms encourage customers to trade electronically and provide a wealth of investment information on their websites.