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On Wall Street, the retail investor is often seen as the dumb money. But those days may be over.
"Fiscal cliff": Do nothing is off the table. House Speaker John Boehner has a new offer that finally moves on taxes for the wealthy.
There are 38 companies in the S&P 500 index that have not moved more than 2 percent positive or negative year-to-date.
NEW YORK-- E-Trade Financial's stock fell more than 8 percent on Friday after the company posted a surprising third-quarter loss. THE SPARK: E-Trade Financial Corp. said after the market closed on Thursday that it lost 10 cents per share in the July-to-September quarter.
NEW YORK-- Online brokerage E-Trade Financial Corp. said Thursday that it swung to a loss in the third quarter, as investors made far fewer trades than a year ago. The company reported a net loss of $29 million, or 10 cents per share, in the July-September quarter. That compares with profit of $71 million, or 24 cents per share, in the third quarter of 2011..
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on the departure of E-Trade's CEO and whether it's a positive sign for the company.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
The government-controlled mortgage company has announced that Donald Layton, former chief executive of brokerage firm ETrade Financial, will take over the top job on May 21.
Given the large amount of attention on the social networking giant's IPO, investors shouldn't expect to actually get shares or make money on them, USA Today reports.
Facebook, which plans to make a market debut this month that could value it at $86 billion, is the stock that everyone seems to want. The NYT reports.
Mike Driscoll, a former Wall Street equities trader turned Adelphi University professor, likens social media market commentary to anonymous chat rooms in the late 1990s, where people tried to "pump and dump" obscure, thinly traded stocks for a quick profit.
It's the basic question when investing in a stock: is it on the way up or will it go down? Wall Street has developed numerous ways of attempting to predict what will happen.
There are a handful of small, actively managed mutual funds holding little more than a dozen or so stocks boasting returns above 22 percent this year. Their secret? Old-fashioned stock picking of lesser-known or undervalued companies.
In the past three months, the tide in financials has turned. The sector, which posted an 18 percent loss in 2011, has been consistently up each month this year.
Strategic investor Doug Kass is convinced the stock market is about to pull back. His advice? Make a shopping list and get ready!
The stock market “represents the best house in the financial asset neighborhood,” Omega Advisors CEO Leon Cooperman told CNBC Monday.
If you are one of those people who dismiss all the hype around Super Bowl advertising, I have one word for you: “Whassup?” Super Bowl ads aren't just noise between the action in the game, they are an important part of American culture, and Wordnik.com's Erin McKean has proof.
The Fed's decision to keep interest rates at historic lows through late 2014 signifies a game-changer for certain sectors.
Rich Repetto, Sandler O'Neill, discusses ETrade's downgrade to "hold" & lowering expectations by 24% in 2012, and the outlook for e-brokers.
Here is a look at the lowest and highest priced stocks in the S&P 500.