May 9, 2024

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A broker acts as an intermediary between buyers and sellers to facilitate securities transactions. Brokers are licensed professionals who typically represent one or more financial services firms, and they can execute trades, provide investment advice, and prepare reports on market activity. Brokers collect a commission or a fee for their services and are required to be registered with regulatory bodies such as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the United States.

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Jenna Lofton, an expert in stock trading, investing, and financial planning, combines over a decade of experience with rigorous academic training. Holding dual MBAs in Finance and Business Administration from the University of Maryland, Jenna's expertise is grounded in a deep understanding of the financial markets. Her career, which started on Wall Street, has evolved into empowering others through her insights and analyses in the dynamic world of finance.

Based in New York City, Jenna's approach is informed by her hands-on experience as a former financial advisor and her keen observation of market trends. She is known for translating complex financial concepts into actionable strategies, making her a valuable resource for both seasoned investors and newcomers to the stock market. Her commitment to financial literacy and her ability to demystify investment principles have made her a respected and authoritative voice in the investment community.

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