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What is a Broker Dealer?

Paulina Likos

Jun 29, 2021

A broker-dealer is a key player in the financial markets. Jun 29, 2021

To hedge their risk, market makers must be keenly aware of market conditions and volatility, says Stephen Akin, founder and advisor at Akin Investments.

"They may deploy strategies on various types of indexes that could be closely in tune with the issues that they are trying to make the market in, as well as consideration for market volatility," he says.