The retail sector has become competitive in Canada, says Ed Clark, TD Bank Group CEO and president. As for TD Bank, Clark says the market has gotten past its "soft" insurance and wholesale business performance.» Read More
*Extends shareholder agreement with TD Ameritrade to 2021. TORONTO, Dec 5- Toronto-Dominion Bank, Canada's second-biggest bank, said on Thursday its quarterly profit rose 1.6 percent, missing expectations, and it announced a 2- for-1 stock split.
NEW YORK, Nov 22- The stereotype of American millennials is not pretty: Hanging out in basements, sponging off mom and dad, not making much money to speak of, and not really sure of what to do with it, when they do get it. The 28- year-old career coach from Philadelphia takes his retirement saving as seriously as a heart attack.
CHICAGO, Nov 15- Trading in options of Twitter Inc was dominated by put volume with a mixture of selling, hedging and speculative activity in an overall orderly debut on the U.S. options market, a week after the social media company's stock started trading.
There's a growing tension in politics: business is increasingly fed up with the activist wing of the GOP.
Nov 6- The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has fined a unit of TD Ameritrade Holding Corp, the biggest U.S. discount broker, $1.15 million for failing to report options positions and related supervisory deficiencies. Canada's Toronto-Dominion Bank is TD Ameritrade's biggest shareholder with a 42 percent stake.
NEW YORK, Nov 1- Nasdaq OMX Group Inc closed its second-largest options market for much of Friday after a spike in volume hampered the exchange's ability to accept orders and distribute quotes, the latest glitch to hit U.S. market operators.
*Forecasts FY 2014 EPS $1.20- $1.40 vs est. Oct 29- TD Ameritrade Holding Corp, the biggest U.S. discount brokerage by client-trading volume, reported a 40 percent jump in its fiscal fourth-quarter net income that just beat analysts' estimates as both trading commissions and product fees soared.
Oct 29- TD Ameritrade Holding Corp, the biggest U.S. discount brokerage by client-trading volume, reported a 40 percent jump in fourth-quarter net profit that slightly beat analysts' estimates as client trading and commission fees soared.
Oct 28- Apple Inc's iPhone sales and revenue forecasts, due to be released on Monday, may offer clues as to whether its low-cost 5 C model missed the mark or whether the world's largest tech company can continue its run of smash-hit gadgets. Apple will be reporting results just a week after taking the wraps off an incrementally improved iPad Air.
Oct 22- Shares of Alcoa Inc surged on Tuesday in an unusually busy day for the aluminum producer, with the stock rising sharply in late-day trading for its biggest one-day move in nearly two years, though the reasons for the move were unclear.
Oct 15- Charles Schwab Corp said on Tuesday that it expected revenue to rise 3 percent to 5 percent faster than expenses in 2014, a sign that the retail brokerage giant is taming costs and continues to collect assets from clients at a strong pace.
NEW YORK, Sept 15- Months of anticipation will come to an end this week when the Federal Reserve finally says whether it will start to rein in its massive stimulus of the economy, which has flooded financial markets with some $2.75 trillion over the past five years, supercharging returns on everything from stocks to junk bonds.
NEW YORK, Sept 13- Months of anticipation will come to an end next week when the Federal Reserve finally says whether it will start to rein in its massive stimulus of the economy, which has flooded financial markets with some $2.75 trillion over the past five years, supercharging returns on everything from stocks to junk bonds.
But could your Facebook and Twitter streams also be a rich mine of potential stock ideas? The service, which TD Ameritrade Holding Corp and Louisville, Kentucky, developer SwanPowers LLC launched in August, scans your social media feeds for the top five stocks that you and your buddies are talking about and spits out a hypothetical portfolio.
Investors were more bullish on U.S. stocks in August, despite a possible reduction in Fed stimulus and the turmoil in Syria, a new survey found.
Republicans in Congress back Syria strike. *Microsoft, Verizon weigh on blue chips after deals.
*U.S. stocks trim gains; Microsoft slumps after Nokia deal. Wall Street stocks rallied at the opening after President Barack Obama said over the weekend that he would seek approval from Congress for a Syria strike, delaying the threat to Middle East stability and oil supplies.
NEW YORK, Aug 27- As any exasperated parent will tell you, most teenagers are obsessed with highly superficial fare: TV, clothing, trips to the mall or the latest smartphone app. Rachel Fox isn't most teenagers. Before that, as with Rachel Fox, it has to be a custodial or joint account with their parents or guardians.
The abrupt halt shortly after noon caused trading in shares of Apple, Google, Microsoft and more than 3,000 other U.S. companies to stop. "Any brokerage firm gets paid by executing orders," said Sal Arnuk, co-head of equity trading at Themis Trading in Chatham, New Jersey. "
NEW YORK, Aug 22- Trading in shares of more than 3,000 U.S. companies listed by Nasdaq, including Google, Apple and Microsoft, was abruptly halted shortly after midday on Thursday because of a technical problem, the latest black eye for the U.S. securities trading business.