broker broker  /b ˈroʊ kər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission
  2. (v) act as a broker

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Usage(s):

  1. Software start-up Protegent offers a new way for brokerages to quickly spot bungling--and fraud.
  2. A Congressional inquiry into online data brokers has raised concerns that federal and local law enforcement may be skirting privacy laws to obtain calling records.
  3. In New York Harbor aboard a ferry boat, Harold Donahue and John Cusack, brokers, eyed a man of scholarly mien for a long time.

News

  1. Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce Adds Industrial Broker, Scott H. Thompson to Growing Seattle Team

    Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce today announced it has added Scott H. Thompson as an Associate Broker to its highly-regarded Industrial team. Thompson will specialize in the sale and leasing of industrial ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Broker M&As Lead in Insurance Industry

    While the numbers of mergers and acquisitions of U.S. brokerages were down slightly in 2012 from 2011, they are still at record high levels.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Risk & Insurance

  3. Broker on 'Million Dollar Listing' Caught Photoshopping Apt. Pictures

    A Manhattan real estate broker featured on the hit reality show “Million Dollar Listing New York” was spotted on a recent episode digitally enhancing promotional photos of a $7 million home. During a May episode, Luis Ortiz, 26, and his brother used Photoshop to alter...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ABC News Blogs via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "It would be premature to jump to the conclusion that all broker-dealers or other potentially important financial firms in our system today should have permanent access," Paulson said. "The Federal Reserve's recent action should be viewed as...
    on Mar 26, 2008 By: Henry Paulson Source: Forbes

  2. "It was a privilege to work with my friend Tony Blair to help end 30 years of sectarian violence and broker a lasting peace in Northern Ireland," said Clinton.
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Bill Clinton Source: AFP

  3. Rice telephoned Kibaki on Thursday morning and Odinga the previous night, urging them to "broker some political solution to the political crisis," McCormack said.
    on Jan 3, 2008 By: Sean McCormack Source: Reuters

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