How can I get a job as a stockbroker?

I really want to get a job as a trainee stockbroker. How can I start to apply for one? I'm 30 and I don't have a degree, but willing to do an appropriate course if required. Any advice will be greatly appreciated. By the way I live in the (UK). Thanks ahead of time.

Asked By: zewezaw - 12/16/2008
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Ive been asked this question many times before. Its good to have a degree but not really required. You wont start as a broker and I dont know the laws for the UK but its all the same in all markets... More
Answered By: financing_loans - 12/16/2008
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Depends on how many flips you can do off the roof of the Empire State Building.
Answered By: Finneganswhacked - 12/16/2008
In the US, you have to pass the test and obtain your series 7 license . Good luck. I failed it 6 times. For the UK, try google. A broker will sponser you and usually pay for the first test. When I took it, it was $60.00 US dollars. (many years ago).
Answered By: bob k - 12/16/2008
You have to get your series 6 and 63 securities licenses (plus a few more after that) which you can only get by being sponsored by a member of a licensed brokerage company, as well as your insurance licenses. My advice would be to start out at a brokerage firm as a financial adviser's assistant, they'll usually pay to... More
Answered By: Little B - 12/16/2008
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