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Definition: Agent who buys or sells securities, commodities or other property to the public. Definition: [crh] An individual who is paid a commission for executing customer orders. Either a floor broker who Definition: F="/?rd=executes">executes orders on the floor of the exchange, or an upstairs broker who Definition: handles retail customers and their orders. Also, person who acts as an intermediary between a buyer and seller, usually charging a commission. A "broker" whoDefinition: specializes in stocks, bonds, commodities, or options acts as an ageDefinition: nt and must be registered with the exchange where the securities are traded. Antithesis of dealer.

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