Series 55

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DEFINITION of 'Series 55'

A securities license entitling the holder to actively participate in equity trading.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Series 55'

The Series 55 exam is administered by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and covers topics such as over-the-counter and New York Stock Exchange trading practices, rules and regulations, and electronic trading systems.

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