Securities Agents, Investment Dealers and Brokers

(NOC 1113)

Career Description

Stockbrokers (securities agents and investment dealers) buy and sell stocks, bonds, treasury bills, and other securities for clients. They provide advice and monitor clients' investment portfolios to ensure that transactions are carried out according to industry regulations.

Traders buy and sell stocks, bonds, commodity futures, foreign currencies, and other securities at stock exchanges on behalf of investment dealers. They review information and monitor market conditions from the exchange floor and through contact with other investment firms, pension fund managers, and financial analysts.

Duties May Include

Stockbrokers, securities agents, investment dealers and traders may buy or sell shares of stock their clients are interested in on the stock market. They may also interpret research information about companies and their securities. Some may advise clients on investments or on how to manage their investment portfolio.

Examples of Titles

Foreign Exchange Trader
Investment Dealer
Securities Agent

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Economics Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Mathematical Economics Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Mathematics and Economics Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Economics Bachelor
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Red Deer Polytechnic
Red Deer, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Economics Bachelor; University Transfer
Math or Statistics or Math and Economics Bachelor; University Transfer
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Concordia University
Montreal, Québec, CA

Related Program(s):
Economics (BA) Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Economics (BComm) Bachelor
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University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Economics Bachelor
Economics Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on April 07, 2022