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Commission

A fee charged by a 

Broker

 or 

Agent

 for his/her service in facilitating a 

Transaction

, such as the buying or selling of securities or 

Real

 estate. In the case of securities 

Trading

, brokers can be split into two broad categories depending on the commissions they charge. Discount brokers 

Charge

 relatively low 

Commission

, but provide no services beyond executing 

Trade

Full

 service brokers 

Charge

 higher 

Commission

, but provide 

Research

 and investment advisory services.



Related Terms: 20

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,

Advisor

,

Action

,

Buy

,

Broker

,

Charge

,

Commission

,

Discount broker

,

ECU

,

Full

,

High

,

Low

,

Real

,

Real estate

,

Research

,

SEC

,

Sell

,

Transaction

,

Trade

,

Trading


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10-K

,

52-week high

,

52-week low

,

Allowance for depreciation

,

Agent bank

,

Accrual of discount

,

Accrued market discount

,

Amortization of premium

,

At par

,

Agent

,

All or any part

,

At best

,

At call

,

At risk

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

Advisor

,

A shares

,

Automatic investment plan

,

At the money

,

Age-weighted plan

,

Across the board

,

Action

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Ad valorem

,

After-hours trading

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Automated Pricing and Reporting System

,

Away from the market

,

Below the line

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Block trade

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Buy

,

Broker

,

Broker loan

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy limit order

,

Buy minus

,

Buy minus order

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy order

,

Buy stop order

,

Buy the book

,

Broad money

,

Balance of payments

,

Board of Governors

,

Buying power

,

Basis trading

,

Buying basis

,

Buying hedge

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Broker loan rate

,

Back-end load

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Broad-base index

,

Buy-side

,

Balanced investment strategy

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Buying outright

,

Capital investment

,

Charge

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Commission

,

CAT bond

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Code of procedure

,

Commission house

,

Contra broker

,

Contract broker

,

Crossed trade

,

Capitalization of income

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Carrying charge

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Commodities Exchange Act

,

Commodity Futures Trading Commission

,

Commodity Trading Advisor

,

Captive agent

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Certificate of stock

,

Corporate action

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Class action suit

,

Contract for deed

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Charge card

,

Closed-end credit

,

Commitment fee

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

Closed-end fund

,

Closed-end investment company

,

Contingent deferred sales charge

,

C shares

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Closing transaction

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Closing agent

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Child and dependent care credit

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Cup and handle

,

Cash buying

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Debt service coverage

,

Deferred charge

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Deep-discount bond

,

Discount bond

,

Drawn securities

,

Deep discount broker

,

Discount broker

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Date of record

,

Disbursing agent

,

Dividend discount model

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Desk (the)

,

Discount rate

,

Division of labor

,

Daily trading limit

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Doing business as

,

Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Debt service

,

Deed of Release

,

Deed of Trust

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Discount loan

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Defensive investment strategy

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Daily high

,

Daily low

,

Daylight trade

,

Day trade

,

Dead cat bounce

,

Depth of market

,

Discount yield

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Ex-legal

,

Either-or order

,

ECU

,

Extended broad money

,

Edge Act

,

E-mini

,

Exchange for futures

,

Exchange for physical

,

Exchange of spot

,

Ex-pit transaction

,

Ex-all

,

Enrolled agent

,

Exit fee

,

Ex-warrants

,

Estate tax

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Ex-rights

,

Ex-rights date

,

First In First Out

,

Fixed-charge coverage ratio

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Fiscal agent

,

Flight to quality

,

Flow of funds

,

Full

,

Full lot

,

Full price

,

Fill or kill

,

Floor broker

,

Front-ending an order

,

Full-service brokerage

,

Forward P/E

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Federal Reserve Discount Rate

,

Federal Trade Commission

,

Free trade

,

Foreign direct investment

,

Fee-for-service

,

Front-end load

,

Full surrender

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Full disclosure

,

Full stock

,

Friends and family offering

,

Fair Credit Reporting Act

,

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

,

Finance charge

,

Full faith and credit

,

Family of funds

,

Financial advisor

,

Fund of funds

,

Full ratchet

,

Free and clear

,

Federal Insurance Contributions Act

,

Fixed investment trust

,

Free right of exchange

,

Federal ID Number

,

Forward trade

,

Government securities

,

Government Securities Clearing Corporation

,

Guaranteed Investment Contract

,

General Securities Representative Examination

,

Glass-Steagall Act

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Growth and income fund

,

Gather in the stops

,

High-grade bond

,

High yield

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House of issue

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

High

,

High-flyer

,

High-tech stock

,

Holder in due course

,

High credit

,

High-ratio mortgage

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act

,

Head and shoulders

,

High-low index

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Historical trading range

,

Holding the market

,

Investment flows

,

In escrow

,

International Securities Identification Number

,

Investment bill

,

Investment-grade bond

,

Investment letter

,

Investment security

,

Investment value

,

Independent broker

,

In-house

,

Introducing broker

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment bank

,

Investment banker

,

Investment Bankers Association

,

Investment banking

,

Investment banking group

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

In line

,

Investment multiplier

,

International trade

,

Independent agent

,

Insurance agent

,

Insurance broker

,

Insider trading

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Indication of interest

,

In intestacy

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Investment company

,

Investment fund

,

Investment objective

,

Investment policy

,

Investment trust

,

I/O strip

,

Investment property

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Investment philosophy

,

Imbalance of orders

,

In and out

,

In sympathy

,

Intermarket Trading System

,

In the tank

,

Jointly and severally

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint and several liability

,

Joint and survivor annuity

,

Last In First Out

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

Last trading day

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities

,

Letter of comment

,

Legal age

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Lock-in

,

Leading the market

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Low

,

Matrix trading

,

Municipal investment trust

,

Maintenance fee

,

Make a market

,

Margin buying

,

Market on close order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Multiple Listing Service

,

Medium of exchange

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Money at call

,

Mortgage broker

,

Management buyin

,

Marketable securities

,

Net investment

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

National Securities Clearing Corporation

,

National Securities Trade Association

,

No limit order

,

No quote

,

No-Fault

,

Net estate

,

No-Action Letter

,

Null and void

,

No-lien affidavit

,

Notice of Default

,

No-load

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

Non-investment property

,

Normal retirement age

,

No-load stock

,

National Market Advisory Board

,

Net transaction

,

New high

,

No book

,

Off the books

,

One time charge

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Original Issue Discount

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

Online broker

,

On margin

,

Or better

,

Outside broker

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Open-end credit

,

Open-end mortgage

,

Origination fee

,

Open-end fund

,

Open-end management company

,

Opening transaction

,

Out of the money

,

Open-end lease

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

On-balance volume

,

Odd lot buy/sell ratio

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Open trade equity

,

Pooling of interests

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Pro forma

,

Paying agent

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Payment for order flow

,

Prime broker

,

Public Securities Association

,

P&L

,

Provision for income taxes

,

Power of Attorney

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Pairs trade

,

Protective put buying

,

Prudent Expert Act

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Percent held by institutions

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Preservation of capital

,

Program trading

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Painting the tape

,

Paper trading

,

Qualitative research

,

Real asset

,

Reports and Records

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Real interest rate

,

Rating service

,

Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit

,

Reading the tape

,

Real-time trade reporting

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Research department

,

Road show

,

Round of funding

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Real

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Regulated investment company

,

Real economic growth rate

,

Regulation A

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Real estate owned

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rule of 78

,

Redemption fee

,

Real estate

,

Real estate agent

,

Real estate broker

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Reverse split

,

Research

,

Risk/return trade-off

,

Relative Strength Index

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Real-time

,

SEC filing

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Sales charge

,

Sales fee

,

Savings and Loan

,

Sight letter of credit

,

S&L

,

State bank

,

SEC

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Sell

,

Selling flat

,

Series EE bond

,

Split coupon bond

,

Split offering

,

Split rating

,

SEC fee

,

Securities analyst

,

Securities Industry Association

,

Securities Investor Protection Corporation

,

Securities loan

,

Segregation of securities

,

Selling group

,

Sell limit order

,

Sell order

,

Sell plus

,

Sell-side analyst

,

Sell the book

,

Split commission

,

Split order

,

Street broker

,

Standard of living

,

Selling hedge

,

Spot trading

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Severally but not jointly

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Statutory investment

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Securities lending

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Systematic investment plan

,

Selling the spread

,

Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees

,

Surrender charge

,

Split-adjusted price

,

Selling short

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

Swing trade

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Securities fraud

,

Seek a market

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Stop and reverse

,

Suspended trading

,

Transaction

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Trade

,

Trading

,

Take a position

,

Trading authorization

,

Two-sided market

,

Two-way market

,

Trailing P/E

,

Trade barrier

,

Trade deficit

,

Trade surplus

,

Trade house

,

Trading range

,

Transfer agent

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Truth in Lending

,

Two-step mortgage

,

Tenancy at will

,

Title search

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Trading profit

,

Trading Index

,

Take a bath

,

Trade date

,

Trading costs

,

Trading curb

,

Trading floor

,

Trading halt

,

Trading session

,

Trading volume

,

U.S. Government Agency Security

,

U.S. Savings Bond

,

U.S. Treasury

,

U.S. Treasury Bill

,

U.S. Treasury Bond

,

U.S. Treasury Note

,

U.S. Treasury Securities

,

Uniform Securities Act

,

Unlisted trading

,

Unit Investment Trust

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Williams Act

,

Wrap fee

,

World Trade Organization

,

Waiver of premium

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

When, as, and if issued

,

X or XD

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares

,

Zero-investment portfolio


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