In the 1920's how did a stock broker earn money on the sale of a stock?

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The 1920s saw the largest economic expansion in US history up to that point.  Times were good and looked like they would stay that way, but underneath the surface, some dangerous things were happening.

The stock market was badly inflated by 1929, meaning most of the stocks being bought and sold were traded at values much higher than they were actually worth.  What's more, ordinary...

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