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Definition of Curbstone broker
Curbstone brokerBroker Bro"ker (br[=o]"k[~e]r), n. [OE. brocour, from a word
akin to broken, bruken, to use, enjoy, possess, digest, fr.
AS. br[=u]can to use, enjoy; cf. Fries. broker, F.
brocanteur. See Brook, v. t.]
1. One who transacts business for another; an agent.
2. (Law) An agent employed to effect bargains and contracts,
as a middleman or negotiator, between other persons, for a
compensation commonly called brokerage. He takes no
possession, as broker, of the subject matter of the
negotiation. He generally contracts in the names of those
who employ him, and not in his own. --Story.
3. A dealer in money, notes, bills of exchange, etc.
4. A dealer in secondhand goods. [Eng.]
5. A pimp or procurer. [Obs.] --Shak.
Bill broker, one who buys and sells notes and bills of
Curbstone broker or Street broker, an operator in stocks
(not a member of the Stock Exchange) who executes orders
by running from office to office, or by transactions on
the street. [U.S.]
Exchange broker, one who buys and sells uncurrent money,
and deals in exchanges relating to money.
Insurance broker, one who is agent in procuring insurance
on vessels, or against fire.
Pawn broker. See Pawnbroker.
Real estate broker, one who buys and sells lands, and
negotiates loans, etc., upon mortgage.
Ship broker, one who acts as agent in buying and selling
ships, procuring freight, etc.
Stock broker. See Stockbroker. Curbstone brokerCurbstone Curb"stone` (k?rb"st?n`), n.
A stone ?et along a margin as a and protection, as along the
edge of a sidewalk next the roadway; an edge stone.
Curbstone broker.See under Broker.
Meaning of Curbstone broker from wikipedia
- phrase curbstone broker
or curb-stone broker refers
to a broker
who conducts trading
on the literal curbs
of a financial
district. Such brokers
- IEX. The exchange
grew out of the loosely organized
of curbstone brokers
on Broad Street
in Manhattan. Efforts
. He was a leading curbstone broker
the Curb Market Agency
in 1908 that developed appropriate trading rules
for curbstone brokers
- Carl Howard Pforzheimer
(1879–1957) was an American banker
and curbstone broker based
in New York City. He was a founder
of the American Stock
- curb market
of curbstone brokers became established
on Broad Street
in the mid-1800s, growing
in part out of the Open Board
was established, to codify trading
practices. In 1911, the curbstone brokers
came to be known
as the New York Curb Market, with a formal
the main stock
is the origin
of the phrase. Curbstone broker
New York Curb Exchange American Stock Exchange
(Amex or AMEX) Chicago...
- For the prominent curbstone broker
, see Emanuel
S. Mendels Emanuel Mendel
(October 28, 1839 – June 23, 1907) was a German neurologist
- by the San Francisco Stock
Exchange. San Francisco
Bay Area portal Curbstone broker Regional stock exchange
List of former stock exchanges
in the Americas...
- (2004; Harper Perennial
ed. 2005), pp. 197–99. Robert
Sobel, The Curbstone Brokers
: The Origins
of the American Stock Exchange
(1970: Bread Books
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