A stock trader, stock dealer or share dealer, or equity trader is someone or institution involved in buying and selling stock or equity securities. A stockbroker is an individual or firm who facilitates stock trading transactions for customers by buying and selling shares of stock or securities in the stock market.
Most stockbrokers are brokers or registered representatives of brokerage firms. These firms offer services such as purchasing and selling shares for customers. These firms also provide advice and investment tips and trade in the stock markets.
The act of buying and selling stock in the stock market can be done onshore or offshore. An offshore stock trader is one who engages in buying and selling securities in another country.
Such investors may buy shares from companies in another country and then sell these shares to their domestic customers or persons residing in the same country. Such …