Brokered CD

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Brokered CD

A certificate of deposit issued by a bank or thrift institution bought by a brokerage firm in bulk for the purpose of reselling to brokerage customers. A broker CD features a higher interest rate, usually 1% higher, and are FDIC insured and do not usually have commissions.

Brokered CD

A certificate of deposit (CD) that one buys through a brokerage. A bank originates the CD, which a brokerage then buys and sells to its clients, usually in smaller pieces. A brokered CD pays a higher interest rate than most CDs to which a small investor has access, and may be traded. As with all CDs, they are insured by the FDIC.

brokered CD

A certificate of deposit of a commercial bank or savings and loan that is sold through an intermediary (usually a brokerage firm) rather than directly by the savings institution itself. Small investors can frequently obtain rates paid on very large certificates through brokered CDs, which are generally sold in $1,000 units.
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