What does a stock broker do?
A stockbroker is a licensed professional with the authority to buy and sell stocks for other investors. Stockbrokers are regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and are typically employed by a brokerage or a broker-dealer.
Is it worth paying a stock broker?
You're just paying to get your trades made with a discount broker such as E*TRADE or Charles Schwab. A full-service broker can be worth the cost if you don't have financial experience or if you want the comfort of a hand to hold.
Which is the best stock broker?
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What do stock brokers make?
The median pay for stockbrokers and other sales agents who sell securities, commodities and other financial services was $63,780 in 2017, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That's a good cut above the median pay for all workers in the U.S., which stands at $50,620.