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NEW YORK— Stocks fell broadly on Wednesday, snapping a four-day winning streak for the Standard& Poor's 500 index, as investors shaken by recent swings in the market sold some of their holdings. "The market is still nervous," said John Manley, chief equity strategist at Wells Fargo Funds Management. Stocks were higher most of the morning on hopes that the European...
NEW YORK, Oct 21- Raymond James Financial Inc is preparing to offer exchange-traded funds free of transaction fees, ratcheting up its competition for assets against similar programs in place at Charles Schwab Corp and TD Ameritrade Holding Corp.. The St. Petersburg, Florida- based company is to begin offering nearly 120 commission-free ETFs next month to its...
TRENTON, N.J.— A Massachusetts man who was part of an international cybercrime ring that the government says hacked into the computers of more than a dozen financial institutions and the U.S. military's payroll service was sentenced Friday to 2½ years in prison. Lamar Taylor, 38, of Salem, Massachusetts, was also ordered to pay restitution of $338,649.
NEW YORK— Europe's economy sputters, oil prices plunge and stocks start swinging wildly. Wall Street's long dormant "fear index" now predicts more turbulence ahead. Slowing growth in Europe and the developing world have stirred up lingering doubts among investors just as the Federal Reserve plans to wind down a bond-buying program that many considered a...
NEW YORK, Oct 15- Investment advisers concerned about competition from cut-rate digital investment firms known as "robo-advisers" received an olive branch on Wednesday from Betterment LLC, one of the largest of the new competitors. The New York- based firm, which uses questionnaires and algorithms to create portfolios of inexpensive exchange-traded funds...
Canada- based Tekmira Pharmaceuticals, which is said to be furthest along among the companies working on a treatment, and Chimerix Inc, whose experimental oral antiviral drug was used on the first U.S. victim of the disease, have seen a huge increase in trading activity in their stock options. On Wednesday, shares of Chimerix fell more than 18 percent in 40 minutes...
NEW YORK, Oct 8- U.S. stocks were little changed in a volatile Wednesday session, with the S&P 500 bouncing off a key technical level and traders eyeing the release of the minutes of the latest Federal Reserve meeting. However, retailer Costco Wholesale Corp posted strong earnings, topping analysts' estimates for the first time in five quarters.
NEW YORK, Sept 26- The newest way to bet on the fortunes of Chinese e-commerce heavyweight Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will debut on Monday when its stock options go live for trading, and investors should look for the initial action to be very busy, but also choppy and potentially pricey.
NEW YORK, Sept 19- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares soared 38 percent in their first day of trading on Friday as investors jumped at the chance for a piece of what is likely to rank as the largest IPO in history, in a massive bet on China's burgeoning middle class.
Sept 19- Pre-market investor orders at TD Ameritrade Holding Corp for shares of Alibaba Holding Corp surpassed the number of orders placed before the Facebook initial public offering, a company spokeswoman said on Friday. As of 12:30 ET, Alibaba accounted for about 14 percent of all retail client trades, according to the company.
NEW YORK, Sept 19- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares surged in their first day of trading on Friday as investors jumped at the chance to get in on what looks likely to be the largest IPO in history and profit from China's growing middle class.
NEW YORK, Sept 19- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares surged by more than 40 percent in their first day of trading on Friday as investors jumped in to buy what looks likely to be the largest IPO in history.
Sept 19- Retail investors were rushing to place orders for shares in the initial public offering Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, which is likely to be the largest in history.
NEW YORK, Sept 19- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares are expected to surge in their first day of trading on Friday as many investors that received fewer shares than hoped lined up orders to buy what looks likely to be the largest IPO in history.
Sept 19- TD Ameritrade has seen the number of investor orders for shares of Alibaba Group Holding hit 70 percent of the number of orders that came in during premarket trading at the Facebook initial public offering.
NEW YORK, Sept 19- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares are expected to surge in their first day of trading on Friday as many investors that received fewer shares than they had hoped lined up orders to buy what looks likely to be the largest IPO in history.
NEW YORK, Sept 19- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares are expected to rally in their first day of trading on Friday as many investors that received fewer shares than they had hoped lined up orders to buy in the open market. A spokesperson for brokerage TD Ameritrade said that by 6:45 a.m. ET about half of its customer orders were for Alibaba.
Sept 7- When Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding revealed plans earlier this year to go public on a U.S. stock exchange, financial advisers like Bob Mecca in Hoffman Estate, Illinois braced themselves for a wave of frantic calls from retail investors wanting to get in on the action.
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Aug 5- Many options traders who had taken bets on a successful buyout of Time Warner Inc by Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc are facing a grim lesson in the risks of betting on deals. Murdoch pulled the $80 billion offer after the close of trading on Tuesday, saying Time Warner management had refused to engage in discussions.