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  • *Vanguard says $537 bln of assets will be switched* MSCI says $24 mln of annual operating income affected. Oct 2- Vanguard Group, the largest U.S. mutual fund manager on Tuesday said it was switching 22 of its biggest index funds away from benchmarks provided by MSCI Inc in order to cut costs.

  • Vanguard switches to lower-cost fund benchmarks Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 10:13 AM ET

    BOSTON-- Vanguard Group is trying to bolster its appeal to cost-conscious investors by reducing a key expense of investing in low-cost index mutual funds: fees paid to firms that license benchmarks covering segments of the stock market that the funds track.

  • *MSCI says switch covers $24 million of annual operating income. Oct 2- Vanguard Group, the largest U.S. mutual fund manager, said on Tuesday it was switching 22 of its biggest index funds away from benchmarks provided by MSCI Inc in order to cut costs.

  • By Jilian Mincer and Steven C. Johnson. NEW YORK, Sept 30- U.S. stocks have more than doubled since the financial crisis and are closing in on a five-year high, but many Main Street investors have been absent from the party- especially those with the least saved.

  • The Skittish Retail Investor     Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 12:45 PM ET

    Citi downgrads online brokerages Ameritrade and Charles Schwab. William Katz, Citi analyst, offers insight as to why.

  • Major Banks Downgraded     Monday, 21 May 2012 | 10:16 AM ET

    Can investors still bank on the major banks? David Trone, JMP Securities analyst, discusses his downgrade on big bank names such as, Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, Citigroup, and Morgan Stanley.

  • ISI Upgrades Schwab     Tuesday, 7 Feb 2012 | 12:22 PM ET

    If you're betting on rates going up this year, your best bet may be to buy Schwab. Brian Bedell, analyst at ISI Group, explains the call.

  • Schwab's Resilient Investors     Friday, 18 Nov 2011 | 1:15 PM ET

    Even through market and economic uncertainties, some investors remain focused on long-term objectives. Insight with Walt Bettinger, The Charles Schwab Corp. president/CEO.

  • Schwab Conference: Talking to Chuck     Thursday, 3 Nov 2011 | 4:40 PM ET

    Discussing Schwab's exposure to European sovereign debt; the ripple effect of the turmoil in the EU on U.S. markets; and if there is any truth to the rumor, Schwab is interested in pieces of MF Global, with Charles Schwab, Charles Schwab chairman.

  • Pulse of the Retail Investor Now     Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011 | 1:49 PM ET

    Bernard Clark, Schwab Advisor Services, has his finger directly on the pulse of the retail investor.

  • Colleges With CEO Alumni Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011 | 5:12 PM ET
    “If you don’t do better in school, you won’t get into a good college.”This stern warning is intoned by parents the world over, as they shake their heads over a disappointing report cards dotted with the Cs and Ds. While this admonition is surely true, many parents aren’t sure what constitutes a “good school.” Most believe it’s one with name recognition--and not much else.One way a school can distinguish itself is by the track record of its graduates. Indeed, what is a better gauge of a school’s

    CNBC.com looked at the top ten colleges and discovered which CEOs spent time there as underclassmen. Check out what we found.

  • Charles Schwab Sticks It to Actively Managed Funds Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 11:02 AM ET
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    The move by Charles Schwab to offer 401(k) funds stuffed with ETFs is a challenge to the actively managed retirement funds such as those run by Fidelity Investments.

  • Stocks to Watch: Charles Schwab, Intel and More ... Friday, 4 Mar 2011 | 10:55 AM ET
    Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.