Definition of stockbroker in English:

stockbroker

noun

  • A broker who buys and sells securities on a stock exchange on behalf of clients.

    • ‘You buy and sell them through a stockbroker just as you would any company or investment trust.’
    • ‘Its 120 clients include leading stockbrokers and financial services firms who pay an annual fee.’
    • ‘The warrants can be purchased through Irish stockbrokers and are traded as listed securities on the Irish Stock Exchange.’
    • ‘They can be discretionary in nature with the stockbroker managing the fund and choosing stocks on behalf of the client.’
    • ‘That works out at £8.33 a month, less than what most stockbrokers charge to buy or sell a single share.’
    • ‘An investor who sells stock short borrows shares from a stockbroker, and sells them to another buyer.’
    • ‘The euro was launched as an electronic currency in 1999 for use by banks, stockbrokers, and foreign exchange dealers.’
    • ‘You buy corporate bonds from stockbrokers but not all of them, particularly the discount brokers, will provide this service.’
    • ‘Both PIBS and PSBs can be bought and sold through most stockbrokers and they can be put in an ISA.’
    • ‘Investor relations professionals and stockbrokers had a story to sell to international investors.’
    • ‘In the past, shares were always bought and sold through a stockbroker.’
    • ‘Exchange-traded funds, sold by most stockbrokers, are also an option.’
    • ‘Traditionally, stockbrokers have been reluctant to offer clients products designed for falling markets.’
    • ‘Most stockbrokers put private clients' shares in nominee accounts for administrative convenience.’
    • ‘If you buy and sell shares through a high-street stockbroker, you're paying well over the odds for this service.’
    • ‘Any stockbroker can sell your shares for you, but you need to shop around for the cheapest deal.’
    • ‘Like trackers, they follow an index, but they are in the form of shares that can be bought and sold through stockbrokers.’
    • ‘They also knew sixty to seventy percent of the clients would follow the stockbroker when he moved to another firm.’
    • ‘Have you ever wondered what happens when you buy or sell a stock through a stockbroker?’
    • ‘Rival stockbrokers were complaining that they could not get their clients into Riverdeep stock.’
    dealer, broker-dealer, agent, negotiator, trafficker
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Pronunciation:

stockbroker

/ˈstäkˌbrōkər/