It's common knowledge that a large percentage of Wall Street brokers use astrology.— Donald T. Regan
Most Powerful Brokers quotations
I have always been a critic of government policy.
I was in government for more than five years. Before that I was a critic. Within the government I was a critic, pushing for reform and always at odds with power brokers within the party.
Diversification is something that stock brokers came up with to protect themselves, so they wouldn't get sued for making bad investment choices for clients. Henry Ford never diversified, Bill Gates didn't diversify. The way to get rich is to put your eggs in one basket, but watch that basket very carefully. And make sure you have the right basket.
I made a killing on Wall Street a few years ago...I shot my broker.
I do not respect the Dalai Lama. He's a political power broker. The Dalai Lama is not honorable to me.
I would not want to form a partnership with an architect who has only a little knowledge of building or a broker who has a limited knowledge of the stock market. Still, we form what we hope to be permanent relationships in love with people who have hardly any knowledge of what love is.
One of the really positive things about minority government is that there is the necessity to broker policy positions. What happens is you get a hybrid of what a single party might do. And I don't think that is a bad thing.
Panic in Wall Street, brokers feeling melancholy.
We in the press like to say we're honest brokers of information, and it's just not true. The press does have an agenda.
Israel must never be expected to jeopardize her security: if she was ever foolish enough to do so, and then suffered for it, the backlash against both honest brokers and Palestinians would be immense - 'land for peace' must also bring peace.
I do not regard the procuring of peace as a matter in which we should play the role of arbiter between different opinions ... more that of an honest broker who really wants to press the business forward.
I do not regard a broker as a member of the human race.
The reason so many financial advisors are called brokers is because they are often broker than you.
Those of Manhattan are the brokers on Wall Street and they talk of people who went to the same colleges; those from Queens are margin clerks in the back offices and they speak of friends who live in the same neighborhood.
People who invest make money for themselves;
people who speculate make money for their brokers. And that, in turn, is why Wall Street perennially downplays the durable virtues of investing and hypes the gaudy appeal of speculation.
One of the ironies of the stock market is the emphasis on activity.
Brokers, using terms such as 'marketability' and 'liquidity,' sing the praises of companies with high share turnover... but investors should understand that what is good for the croupier is not good for the customer. A hyperactive stock market is the pick pocket of enterprise.
So I conjured one of the brokers and promised him my soul if he’d protect her.
(Zephyra) You can’t do that. Only a demon can. (Stryker) You’re such a brainiac, baby. And to think, I thought I married you for those amazing abs. Who knew all that brainpower was buried under those bulging biceps? (Zephyra)
Wall Street, with its army of brokers, analysts, and advisers funneling trillions of dollars into mutual funds, hedge funds, and private equity funds, is an elaborate fraud.
There is no love-broker in the world can more prevail in man's commendation with woman than report of valor.
Stuyvesant chats with Kelly and Katz, The professor warms to the broker, And life is good in the brotherhood Of an air-conditioned smoker.
I did everything in my power to give my brokers brand identity and clout in the market. I saw my job as parent to build them up and if I took care of them, then they would take care of their customer.
The same with the mortgage brokers that were selling people mortgages they couldn't afford. We shouldn't pay them on each mortgage they write. They should have what they call "skin in the game," where they've got to reimburse us if the guy who sold the mortgage defaults.
If your broker or investment advisor is not familiar with the concept of standard deviation of returns, get a new one.
A crafty knave needs no broker.
Library books were, I suddenly realized, promiscuous, ready to lie down in the arms of anyone who asked. Not like bookstore books, which married their purchasers, or were brokered for marriages to others.
I had probably seven agents by the time I became a legitimate real estate broker.
I was a stock broker once. I think there is an absolute place for market investments. But they should never be the basis of one's retirement. They should be an additional piece on top of a basic, secure, guaranteed retirement benefit.
Too many people say to their brokers, I can't deal with this.
Take my money. Do what you want. That's the worst attitude you can have.
We've always had a dual role in the region - friend of Israel, and honest broker. We've given up the honest broker role completely.
When a Wall Street analyst or broker expresses optimism, investors must take it with a grain of salt.
I was always an artist. I was a broker to earn a living, but I was always thinking about my art.
The Dutch must be understood as they really are, the Middle Persons in Trade, the Factors and Brokers of Europe... they buy to sell again, take in to send out again, and the greatest Part of their vast Commerce consists in being supply'd from All Parts of the World, that they may supply All th World Again.
What brands can do brilliantly is broker change in people's lives.
In the commercial real estate business, brokers spearhead major accounts.
But they wouldn't have customers without the people who oversee construction.
With an evening coat and a white tie, anybody, even a stock broker, can gain a reputation for being civilized.