If someone brings you up to speed on what to know about stock buying and you feel confident about venturing out on your own, use an online brokerage firm (online firms save you money, as you do most of the buying and selling work yourself).
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Wachovia offers individual banking features; mortgage organizations; commercial banking for the middle market; business, agricultural, and real estate lending; commercial real estate services and bank-owned insurance brokerage services.
The Germans recognized the staple rights of Bruges for a number of commodities, such as wool, wax, furs, copper and grain, and in return for this material contribution to the growing commercial importance of the town, they received in 1309 freedom from the compulsory brokerage which Bruges imposed on foreign merchants.
When the agents of the spinners, that is, the buying brokers, by becoming principals in some transactions, had acquired interests diametrically opposed to those of their customers, the consequent feeling of distrust among spinners gave birth to the Cotton Buying Company, which, constituted originally of twenty to thrity limited cotton-spinning companies, represents to-day nearly 6,000,000 spindles distributed among nearly one hundred firms. Its object was to squeeze out some middlemen and economize for its members on brokerage.