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Finance Glossary

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Registered Representative


A person who acts as an account executive and is allowed to sell securities. It's basically just another word for a stockbroker.

To become a registered representative, you have to pass the Series 7 and Series 63 securities exams and show that you have a good enough moral character to register with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).

And no, those things aren't mutually exclusive.