Introduction to Broker Services

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Brokers can provide you a wide array of services--from just handling your trades to managing your entire portfolio and offering advice.

What you will learn

  • What Are Securities Brokers?
  • Investment Services Offered by Broker-Dealers
  • How Much Service Do You Need from Your Broker?

What do you know?

Introduction to Broker Services

To buy and sell most kinds of investment instruments, you will need the help of a broker. Brokers can provide you a wide array of services—from simply handling your buy and sell orders to managing your entire portfolio. The degree of service you receive from your broker will also influence how much you pay for the help and advice.