principal trade


A securities trade executed by a broker/dealer for its own account rather than the account of a client.

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I wanted to know the principal trade and that was something that really bothered me a lot over the years.

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You should try to shop around and make sure you are getting a fair price in any principal trade you want to take on.

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The principal trade was made by the broker for himself as he had already completed all of the transactions for his client.

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