Introduction to Types of Stock Accounts

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Investors have a variety of account types to choose from, based on their investing needs.

What you will learn

  • Brokerage Cash Accounts
  • Brokerage Margin Accounts
  • Brokerage Wrap Accounts
  • Brokerage Option Accounts
  • Brokerage Specialty Accounts

What do you know?

Introduction to Types of Stock Accounts

To begin trading securities with a broker-dealer, you must first open an account. Several types are available. The type or types you select will depend on the kind of investing you want to do and how you want to do it. There are certain rights and responsibilities associated with each account type.