Broker

Business / Finance / Broker: An individual who is paid a commission for executing customer orders. Either a floor broker who executes orders on the floor of the exchange, or an upstairs broker who handles retail customers and their orders. Also, person who acts as an intermediary between a buyer and seller, usually charging a commission. A 'broker' who specializes in stocks, bonds, commodities, or options acts as an agent and must be registered with the exchange where the securities are traded. Antithesis of dealer.

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Broker Noun Synonyms: stockbroker, agent, dealer, middleman, intermediary, go-between, stockjobber
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Brokerage

Business / Real Estate / Brokerage: The bringing together of parties interested in making a real estate transaction. The business of a broker in acting as a third party agent to a transaction. MORE

Brokerage Account

Business / Taxes / Brokerage Account: To buy and sell securities through a broker-dealer or other financial services firm, you establish an account, generally known as a brokerage account, with that firm. In a full-service brokerage firm, MORE

Listing Broker

Business / Finance / Listing Broker: In the context of equity, when a stock is traded in exchange it is said to be listed. A licensed real estate broker who completes a listing of a property for sale. MORE

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