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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.
NEW YORK, Aug 22- All trading on Nasdaq, the second-biggest U.S. stock exchange, was halted on Thursday shortly after midday due to a technical problem, the exchange said. Meanwhile, the New York Stock Exchange's parent, NYSE Euronext, has ceased call trading in Nasdaq-listed shares at the request of Nasdaq.
Fredric Tomczyk, president & CEO of TD Ameritrade, joins to share his reactions to the Fed minutes.
NEW YORK, Aug 16- After Wall Street's biggest weekly decline since June and the worst week this year for the Dow average, investors will be searching for a rebound. But the best gains may not be at home as investors take notice of an improved outlook in Europe.
*Wal-Mart slumps after sales decline; Cisco drags on tech shares. NEW YORK, Aug 15- U.S. stocks had the biggest one-day percentage drop since late June on Thursday in higher-than-average trading volume after poor results and outlooks from Dow components Wal-Mart and Cisco.
*Wal-Mart slumps after sales decline; Cisco drags on tech shares. NEW YORK, Aug 15- U.S. stocks were on track to post their biggest decline since late June on Thursday due to disappointing results and outlooks from Dow components Wal-Mart and Cisco.
NEW YORK, Aug 13- Trading in Apple Inc options surged on Tuesday after activist investor Carl Icahn revealed via Twitter a large stake in the tech company, which he believes to be undervalued. In addition to his stake, Icahn tweeted that he discussed increasing Apple's buyback program with Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook.
Most U.S. economic indicators are rosy, but consumer spending data suggest Americans are not as confident as you might expect.
NEW YORK, Aug 2- The chief executive of discount brokerage firm TD Ameritrade Holding Corp has signed a four-year employment agreement guaranteeing an annual base salary of $900,000 and target annual cash and stock incentives of $5.6 million through Oct. 1, 2017.
*Quarter net loss $54.4 mln vs profit $39.5 mln year ago. July 24- Discount brokerage E* Trade Financial Corp reported a second-quarter loss of $54 million on Wednesday due to a $142 million charge related to the sale of its market-making unit.
*Quarterly profit, revenue beat Wall Street expectations. July 23- TD Ameritrade Holding Corp posted a 19.5 percent rise in quarterly earnings, as interest revenue and trading commissions at the discount brokerage firm beat Wall Street expectations.
Dozens of company earnings are due on Tuesday, including Dupont, UPS, Lockheed Martin and AT&T, but none are as anticipated as Apple's.
BOSTON, July 10- Massachusetts' chief securities regulator has hit top Wall Street firms with subpoenas, saying he fears elderly people are being targeted for high-risk, alternative investment products.
BOSTON, July 10- Massachusetts' chief securities regulator has hit top Wall Street firms with a blanket of subpoenas, saying he fears elderly people are being targeted for high-risk, alternative investment products.
Individual investors showed no fear during the June stock market pullback, aggressively buying the dip and getting even more bullish by the end of the month than they were before it started. Do they know something the pros don't?
Both the Labor Department's weekly jobless claims and employment report for June will be released at 8:30 a.m.. That will certainly cause a lot of volatility, "said Randy Frederick, managing director of trading and derivatives at Charles Schwab& Co Austin, Texas.
Main Street savers hunting for better returns seem to be in the same boat as the so-called "smart money" on Wall Street: Lots of investors bought the recent stock market peak.
NEW YORK, June 22- Fasten your seatbelts. "When market regimes shift, they rarely do so in an orderly fashion- look at equity prices collapsing at the end of the dot-com bubble or the height of the financial crisis," said Stephen Sachs, head of capital markets at exchange-traded fund issuer ProShares in Bethesda, Maryland. "
*Oracle slides after results miss. NEW YORK, June 21- U.S. stocks turned lower on Friday as the initial bounce from a two-day selloff faded and banking stocks fell, while a sharp drop in Oracle shares dragged down the Nasdaq. Citigroup dropped 4 percent to $45.97 and Morgan Stanley lost 3.1 percent to $24.37.