2North American The name of a brokerage firm, bank, or dealer in which stock is held on behalf of a purchaser.
- Shares held in a brokerage account are very rarely registered in the shareholder's name and are instead registered in street name.
- To change the registration of a security that is not held in street name, you can transfer the title through our brokerage service or the transfer agent.
- You may have your security registered in street name and held in your account at your broker-dealer.
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