Broker Terminology

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  1. Shareholders: Vote Your Proxy and Be Heard

    Voting shares, in person or via proxy ballot, is a right every shareholder should ...
  2. Why There's No Such Thing As A Stock 'Free Ride'

    If you're not familiar with freeriding and you're trading stocks, you should be. ...
  3. Top Strategies on How to Become a Stock Broker

    Gunning to be a stock broker and want an edge? Here's some veteran advice.
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  1. What is the interest rate offered on a typical margin account?

    Learn about the basics of trading on margin accounts, specifically the rate of interest that is typically charged for margin ...
  2. What is the cost of a share purchase?

    Find out how the total price of a share purchase is dictated by the current stock price and the fees the brokerage company ...
  3. What is the difference between fee-based advisors and commission-based advisors?

    Understand the difference between fee-based advisers and commission-based advisers. Learn what types of duties each type ...
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    Read about the difference between a normal custodian bank and a mutual fund custodian, why mutual funds use custodians and ...
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