Broker Terminology

  1. Pick the Right Brokerage Account for Options ...

    Pick the Right Brokerage Account for Options ...

    Follow these steps to pick the right options brokerage account depending on your ...
  2. Using Money Orders

    Using Money Orders

    Money orders are usually the least expensive way to send "cleared" funds to pay a ...
  3. The NASDAQ Pre-Market: What You Need To Know

    The NASDAQ Pre-Market: What You Need To Know

    Curious about pre-market or extended-hours trading? Here's a quick guide so you'll ...
  4. What You Need To Know About The Fiduciary Standard

    What You Need To Know About The Fiduciary Standard

    The financial industry has spent a boatload of money to prevent more stringent fiduciary ...
  5. Is Belfort's

    Is Belfort's "Wolf" The Real Wall Street?

    Those sex-obsessed, drug-taking thugs who ripped off investors in Martin Scorcese's ...
  6. Decline Of The Independent Broker-Dealer

    Decline Of The Independent Broker-Dealer

    Since the financial crisis of 2008-2009 the numbers of independent broker-dealers ...
  1. What are the differences among a real estate agent, a broker and a realtor?

    Learn how agents, realtors and brokers are often considered the same, but in reality, these real estate positions have different ...
  2. How much more will it cost me to buy an odd lot of shares?

    A round lot is a predetermined number of shares of stock - usually 100 shares, while an odd lot refers to any number of shares ...
  3. What is the difference between a broker and a market maker?

    A broker is an intermediary who has a license to buy and sell securities on a client's behalf. Stockbrokers coordinate contracts ...
  4. What does the Daily Average Revenue Trade (DART) tell me about a brokerage?

    A decline in a brokerage firm’s DARTs is not necessarily a cause for alarm, but you need to understand the factors behind ...
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