Retails investors are buying up options as never before after being burned too many times in volatile markets. But these instruments can be complex and investors can easily be led astray.
As retail investors return to the market, they are seeking more professional advice than they did before the recession, Frederic Tomczyk, TD Ameritrade, president and CEO, told CNBC Friday.
Stocks ended modestly higher as strength in energy and materials stocks outweighed pressure from financials in the wake of a disappointing earnings report from Citigroup and ahead of more reports from banks later this week. Boeing and Caterpillar rose, while Verizon fell.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011.
Stocks continued to trade modestly higher ahead of the close Tuesday as strength in energy and materials stocks outweighed pressure from financials in the wake of a disappointing earnings report from Citigroup and ahead of more reports from banks later this week. Boeing and Caterpillar rose, while Verizon fell.
Stocks traded mixed amid worries over Apple's future as CEO Steve Jobs takes a medical leave of absence, and disappointing earnings results from Citigroup. Boeing and Caterpillar rose, while BofA fell.
US stocks looked set to open flat to negative on Tuesday, with Nasdaq futures under pressure from Apple and Citigroup weighing on the other major indices.
Stocks closed mixed as the Dow turned negative in the final minutes of trading Tuesday after a report from Reuters that said Federal authorities are ramping up Wall Street insider trading probes. 3M and HP fell, while GE rose.
Stocks pared their gains Tuesday after a report from Reuters that said Federal authorities are ramping up Wall Street insider trading probes.
Maybe men are from Mars and women from Venus when it comes to dating. However, in retirement it’s too often the case that men live in modest apartments on Main Street while women are struggling to stay off of Skid Row. Here’s a look at some ways men and women differ in anticipating and preparing for retirement, and how that plays out in their twilight years.
Retail trading activity has picked up by as much as 20 percent this month, according to an analyst report, just in time for the market's biggest weekly loss in three months.
Just two years after a taxpayer bailout of General Motors, some average investors won't be able to get shares in GM's IPO, which is expected to be a lucrative investment opportunity.
This afternoon, the United Football League announced that former TD Ameritrade CEO Joe Moglia will be the new head coach of the Virginia Destroyers, a team based in Hampton Roads, Va., that is scheduled to begin play next year.
While profits fell in its fiscal fourth quarter, TD Ameritrade President and CEO Fred Tomczyk told CNBC Tuesday that it had “plenty of capacity,” including $1.1 billion in liquid assets, to spend on acquisitions.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Oct. 26.
Joe Moglia has one of the greatest stories to tell. He went from football coach to CEO of TD Ameritrade and now he’s back in the football game, as executive advisor to Nebraska’s head football coach Bo Pelini. As the team gets set to take on Texas this weekend, we sat down with Moglia to talk about his job and his future in football.
This morning, TD Ameritrade joined Charles Schwab, Fidelity and Vanguard in offering commission-free trades on some ETFs. Of course, there are restrictions and the restrictions vary by company. But being the skeptic, you have to ask. Why are discount brokers offering commission free trades for what is the hottest product in equities? What's in it for them? Could this have anything to do with issues surrounding high frequency trading? Pay for volume? Or good old fashioned arbitrage
The investor remains cautious, due to the recession and the so-called flash crash in May, TD Ameritrade CEO Frederic Tomczyk told CNBC Friday, but he said that he or she will eventually come back.
S&P futures dropped, then quickly recovered, the dollar weakened, commodities rallied, all on the disappointing Nonfarm Payroll reports, which showed a loss of 57,000 jobs versus consensus expectation of a gain of zero.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.