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Where I could check if a specific brokerage company is allowed or not to trade securities from NYSE or NASDAQ ?
More specific: I want to double check if my brokerage company I was talking about in our previous session is doing business legally and if they authorized to do so.
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You do that here.

http://www.finra.org/Investors/ToolsCalculators/BrokerCheck/



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Hi and welcome to Just Answer!

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is the largest independent regulator for all securities firms doing business in the United States.

BrokerCheck provides information about current and former FINRA-registered brokers and brokerage firms. It also provides information about investment adviser firms and representatives through the Investment Adviser Public Disclosure website, sponsored by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Here is the database access - http://brokercheck.finra.org/Search/Search.aspx

There is no charge for reports.

 

However - each state has its own regulations and registration requirements - so you need to specify the location of your broker to be specific.

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