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What is a Brokerage and How Does It Work (Types, Definitions, Examples)?

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There are different types of brokerages, each offering varying levels of service: Full-service brokerages provide a range of services including investment advice, research, and retirement planning, such as Merrill Lynch. A brokerage is a firm that connects buyers and sellers to facilitate a transaction. If a match is found (i.e.,

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Unpacking the 20 most impact financial regulations from the last 20 years


The SEC’s Regulation Best Interest (Reg BI): Next up on our list is the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Regulation Best Interest (Reg BI), which was put into place in June 2020 as a means to enhancing investor protection and promoting greater transparency and accountability in the provision of investment advice.