How to Choose an Investment Broker

The relative ubiquity of the Internet and the availability of extremely affordable online stock trading companies (such as Charles Schwab, Scottrade and Zecco) has upped the ante for what you should be able to expect from a stock broker. According to investment expert Jason Kelly, no one who knows how…

How to Choose the Right Broker

When you begin investing in the stock market, it is important to choose the right broker to handle your investment accounts. When comparing brokers, consider the capabilities of the brokerage company and compare this to the price of its service. Different brokers will be appropriate for people investing in different…

U.S. DOT Freight Broker Information

U.S. DOT A freight broker acts as an agent between a company with goods to ship and a carrier to transport those goods by truck. Brokers are licensed and regulated by the U.S. DOT Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Description Freight brokers arrange transport only. They do…

What Is the Role of a Stock Broker?

After the profession took on a negative image in the 1980s and 1990s an stock broker prefer to call  “investment counselors” or “financial advisors,” but the job is very similar. At its core, the role of the stock broker is to execute the demands of their client or, at most, to…

Role of a Broker Dealer

Broker Dealer: Stock brokers are licensed agents who purchase various securities for individual investors or companies. In addition to purchasing securities, stock brokers can provide insight into the stock market for customers. Stock brokers work under a brokerage firm, usually with other stock brokers and trainees. Stock brokers are also…

How to Become a Registered Broker Dealer

A registered broker dealer is a financial professional that is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, to buy and sell investment securities. If you have an interest in a financial services career, becoming a broker dealer helps you achieve that goal. Before you launch your career, federal…

How to Become an Independent Broker Dealer

An independent broker-dealer is legally authorized to sell securities and investment products without acting as an agent of a larger organization. The requirements for becoming a broker-dealer are more in-depth than requirements for salespeople or agents. As a broker-dealer, you can maximize your profit from all transactions by bypassing broker…

Transportation Brokerage Careers

Brokerage Careers: The transportation industry boasts many lucrative job opportunities. One of the best is in transportation brokerage. Careers in transportation brokerage have become an essential part of the industry as a whole. Transportation brokers connect carriers with shippers and receivers so the domestic and international transfer of goods goes…

How to Get a Stock Broker License

Stock Broker License: You don’t have to earn a college to degree to become a licensed stockbroker, but you do have to take a series of exams before you can begin buying and selling securities. The Financial Industry Regulation Authority (FINRA) requires that all securities brokers pass the Series 7…


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