About the Series 7 Exam
Congratulations on your interest in becoming a stockbroker! But before you can lose yourself in the energy of the office, the eager voices of your clients, and the warm glow of success, you have to face the Series 7. Here, you can find out what you need to know about this exam, including how it’s set up, how to register, how the test is scored, and more.
What Is the Series 7 Exam, Anyway?
The Series 7 exam qualifies you to hold the title General Securities Registered Representative (stockbroker), to sell many different types of securities, and to hopefully make stacks of money for your clients (and a bit for yourself). Individuals who earn their license by passing the Series 7 exam are qualified to solicit, purchase, and/or sell securities products, including the following:
Corporate stocks and bonds
U.S. government bonds
Direct participation programs (limited partnerships)
The exam’s ...