How to Buy a Stock Without a Stockbroker?

Answer If the global financial crisis has taught us anything, it’s that stockbrokers aren’t quite the demigods they’re cracked up to be. The good news is that if you’re willing to put in extra wor... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Buy a Stock Without a Stockbroker

What is a stockbroker?

A stockbroker buys, sells and trades stocks for clients. After a stockbroker advises clients on investments and comes to an agreement, he electronically sends the order to the securities exchange. ... Read More »

What Do You Need to Become a Stockbroker?

A stockbroker is a regulated and licensed professional who buys and sells shares and other securities on behalf of investors. Stockbrokers are employed by brokerage and investment firms, banks and ... Read More »

Who was the first woman stockbroker?

In 1870, with the financial backing of railroad magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt, two sisters, Victoria Woodhull and Tennessee Claflin founded Woodhull, Claflin & Co., Bankers and Brokers. They became ... Read More »

How to Take a Stockbroker Exam?

To become a stockbroker, you will need to pass several exams to show your competency in providing financial services to consumers. A Series 7 license will allow you to sell all types of securities ... Read More »