What is a stockbroker?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

How to Be a Good Stockbroker?

Stockbrokers are a type of financial services representative that solicit, buy and sell different securities instruments, including stocks, bonds and mutual funds. There are no educational requirem... Read More »

How to Become a Stockbroker Trainee?

Becoming a stockbroker requires being taken on in an official training program at a brokerage firm or being hired as an assistant by a producing stockbroker. Even large firms have training programs... 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 »