Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that acts as an agent in the buying and selling of stocks or other securities; a broker.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who buys and sells shares (stock) on a stock exchange on behalf of clients. May also provide investment advice and/or company information, depending on the level of service offered (or chosen by the client).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See Stockbroker.
  • n. A broker who deals in stocks.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A broker who, for a commission, attends to the purchase and sale of stocks or shares, and of government and other securities, in behalf and for the account of clients.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an agent in the buying and selling of stocks and bonds

Etymologies

stock +‎ broker (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Nattering on about all the coke you did while you were a stockbroker is not the same thing as "a blistering satire of the corporate world."

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  • I called a stockbroker I knew who owned racehorses and asked him about the share movements of the company which had commissioned the analysis of the core.

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  • Still for some, like Aitor Zuazua, a 32-year-old stockbroker from the Basque town of Getxo, football and politics do not mix.

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  • The service has already been installed in Irish stockbroker firms NCB Stockbrokers, Davy and Merrion Stockbrokers to link them to the RTE newsroom.

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  • And instead of calling a stockbroker or visiting a bank branch, many routinely do trading and banking online.

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  • That said, a stockbroker might be the right choice for investors who have their own ideas about the market and are seeking to use an expert as a sounding board.

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  • When I worked as a Series 7 registered representative often referred to as a stockbroker, I followed the lessons of the Get Rich Slowly book religiously.

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  • In a bank, he thought vaguely, or was the guy something called a stockbroker?

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  • He says his first day as a stockbroker was the same day as the 1987 stock market crash.

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  • Buy put options or short-sell stock -- that is, bet that the stock will go down -- of the offending companiess (just call a stockbroker and say you want to buy put options)

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