Whereas divers Brokers and Stock Jobbers
, or pretended Brokers, have
The players in the market were split between stock jobbers
and stock brokers and two different beasts you could not imagine.
"THROUGH THE contrivance and cunning of stock jobbers
there hath been brought in such a complication of knavery and cozenage, such a mystery of iniquity, and such an unintelligible jargon of terms to involve it in, as were never known in any other age or country."
no longer jostle on the floor of the Stock Exchange and most business is done internationally by telephone and email.