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    What is the difference between.....

    What is the difference between a buy side trading firm and sell side trading firm?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ksam View Post
    What is the difference between a buy side trading firm and sell side trading firm?
    A "sell side" firm is a broker-dealer (G oldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley) who sells securities to its customers (individuals, corporations, mutual/hedge funds, goverments, etc). A "buy side" firm is one of those customers.

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