A stock jobber is a slang term for a stock salesman who works directly with other stock brokers, or other “stock jobbers.” Stock jobbers usually specialize in one type of stock security. The term is usually disparaging, came about in the London Stock Exchange. The term is disparaging because it can refer to someone selling worthless securities, or due to the fact that they do not deal with the public.
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