Securities Agents, Investment Dealers and Brokers

(NOC 1113)

Career Description

Stockbrokers (securities agents and investment dealers) buy and sell stocks, bonds, treasury bills, and other securities for clients. They provide advice and monitor clients' investment portfolios to ensure that transactions are carried out according to industry regulations.

Traders buy and sell stocks, bonds, commodity futures, foreign currencies, and other securities at stock exchanges on behalf of investment dealers. They review information and monitor market conditions from the exchange floor and through contact with other investment firms, pension fund managers, and financial analysts.

Duties May Include

Stockbrokers, securities agents, investment dealers and traders may buy or sell shares of stock their clients are interested in on the stock market. They may also interpret research information about companies and their securities. Some may advise clients on investments or on how to manage their investment portfolio.

Examples of Titles

Foreign Exchange Trader
Investment Dealer
Securities Agent

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Trent University
Peterborough, Ontario, CA

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Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

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Santa Monica College
Santa Monica, California, US

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Economics Associate; University Transfer
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

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Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Economics Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on July 10, 2012