Tag Archives: Stock Brokers

We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Stockbrokers (Apologies to John Huston and Mel Brooks) [Guest Post]

Guest Post By Irwin Stein, Esq. Ask a lot of people who are under 30 years of age and they will likely tell you that stockbrokers are evil charlatans who “caused” the 2008 market meltdown and the recession that followed. These young people cannot wait until all stockbrokers and other intermediaries are replaced by smartphone apps and automated systems that

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Why Is It Difficult To Deposit MicroCap Stock?

In a new post on the OTC Markets’ blog, Jason Paltrowitz answered a question many microcap shareholders ask –  “Why Can’t I Deposit my Shares?” According to Paltrowitz, “The problems with the deposit of shares often center around broker-dealers’ gatekeeper responsibility to understand “how” the company’s shares were obtained and know “who” the investor looking to complete the transaction is, so

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