en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stockbroker

A stockbroker or share broker is a regulated professional individual, usually associated with a ... To trade options and/or futures, a Registered Representative must pass the Derivatives Fundamentals Course (DFC) in addition ... Professional titles similar to that of stockbroker include investment advisor, and financial advisor.

www.nerdwallet.com/blog/investing/best-online-brokers-futures-trading-commodities

Futures trading is complicated business, even for experienced investors, and so is shopping for a brokerage to use for futures and commodities trading. It's not ...

www.forbes.com/sites/advisor/2014/04/16/the-brokerage-world-is-changing-who-will-survive

Apr 16, 2014 ... By providing investors access to markets, brokers earned ... Institutional brokerage business models may be classified into several broad categories. .... ( e.g. selling penny stocks or futures to an unsophisticated client would be ...

www.valueline.com/Stocks/Industries/Industry_Overview__Brokers_and_Exchanges.aspx

Brokerages, also known as financial services companies, strive to meet the investing needs of their clients, and exchanges facilitate securities trading. ... Both equity and derivative exchanges receive a payment for each trade that takes place ...

www.cnbc.com/2018/08/21/online-brokerage-stocks-sink-on-jp-morgans-plan-to-offer-free-trading.html

Aug 21, 2018 ... Online brokerage firms including Charles Schwab, TD Ameritrade and E-Trade drop Tuesday on Wall Street after CNBC reported J.P. ... "Any action by others to help people invest in their futures is positive, and Schwab will ...

www.investopedia.com/articles/investing/050515/what-happens-when-stock-broker-goes-bust.asp

Oct 17, 2018 ... Online stockbroker firms have opened up the world of investing to anyone with ... bonds, ETFs, futures and certificates of deposit (CDs) on their clients' behalf. ... for investors and what to expect if a broker goes out of business.

www.investopedia.com/ask/answers/070815/what-are-main-risks-associated-trading-derivatives.asp

Mar 8, 2018 ... Derivatives are investment instruments that consist of a contract ... arises if one of the parties involved in a derivatives trade, such as the buyer, ...

www.nytimes.com/2013/05/25/business/growth-in-options-trading-helps-brokers-but-not-small-investors.html

May 24, 2013 ... But the brokerage firms say futures and options can be profitable for ... a company that tracks 200,000 retail investors, showed that people who ...

www.fool.com/investing/brokerage/picking-a-broker.aspx

These brokers tend to offer a wider variety of financial products, investment advice, and ... They may offer stocks, bonds, derivatives, annuities, and insurance . ... Full-service brokers solicit business and are paid mostly by commissions.