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  • Coca-Cola and MasterCard are big market movers Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 5:01 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. The Coca-Cola Co., up $1.45 to $40.18. MasterCard Inc., up 97 cents to $72.15.

  • Charles Schwab says investor activity jumped in 1Q Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 12:45 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Charles Schwab Corp.' s first-quarter net income jumped nearly 61 percent as clients proved more eager to invest. Charles Schwab reported that its net income available to shareholders increased to $318 million, or 24 cents per share, for the quarter. That is up from $198 million, or 15 cents per share, in the same quarter last year.

  • April 15- Discount broker Charles Schwab Corp reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit due to a rise in trading commissions and fees for managing client assets. Net income available to common stockholders rose to $318 million, or 24 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31 from $198 million, or 15 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • WRAPUP 3-U.S. producer inflation accelerates in March Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 12:27 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, April 11- U.S. producer prices recorded their largest increase in nine months in March, but that jump will probably not ignite inflation pressures as economic growth remains moderate.

  • *VIX, Wall Street's fear index, jumps 15 percent. NEW YORK, April 10- The Nasdaq suffered its biggest drop in two-and-a-half years on Thursday after another sharp selloff in biotech and momentum names, including Gilead Sciences and TripAdvisor, increasing investor anxiety about a broader pullback.

  • *Biotech index has worst day since August 2011. NEW YORK, April 10- The Nasdaq suffered its biggest drop in two-and-a-half years on Thursday after another sharp selloff in biotech and momentum names, including Gilead Sciences and TripAdvisor, increasing investor anxiety about a broader pullback.

  • Sector Snap: E-Trade and online traders slump Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 2:56 PM ET

    Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday that the Justice Department is investigating the trading method to determine if any practices violate insider trading laws. Charles Schwab Corp. issued a statement on high-frequency trading after the markets closed on Thursday.

  • HFT a cancer that needs to be stopped, Schwab says Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 1:05 PM ET
    Walter 'Walt' Bettinger, president and chief executive officer of Charles Schwab.

    Renowned investor Charles Schwab on Thursday said high-frequency trading undermines fairness in the stock market and erodes investor confidence.

  • Midday movers: Google, Barnes & Noble, Netflix & more Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 12:26 PM ET

    Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • Why it's time for a public hearing on the stock market Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 10:19 PM ET

    It's time for a public hearing about what's going on with our stock market.

  • NEW YORK, March 25- U.S. stocks rose by late afternoon on Tuesday in a volatile session, rebounding from a two-day decline as a strong read on consumer confidence increased optimism about the economy. By about 3 p.m., the index was down only 0.2 percent after moving quickly in and out of positive territory.

  • E-Trade CEO pockets $13.5 million payout Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 1:26 PM ET

    E-Trade Financial gave its CEO $13.5 million in compensation for his first year on the job.

  • *Walgreen, McCormick shares rally after results. NEW YORK, March 25- U.S. stocks sharply trimmed gains by midday on Tuesday as many of the market's momentum stocks turned negative. So-called momentum stocks fell sharply near midday, including Netflix, down 3 percent at $367.50, and First Solar Inc, down 4 percent at $70.93.

  • NEW YORK, March 25- E* Trade Financial Corp, the smallest of the publicly traded online discount brokers, gave its chief executive officer $13.5 million in compensation in his first year on the job, based on his performance "during an important transition period" and comparisons with pay for comparable industry executives.

  • *Putin says Russia does not want further Ukraine split. *Microsoft shares rally 4 pct, lead S&P 500. NEW YORK, March 18- Major world equity markets rose on Tuesday after comments from Russian President Vladimir Putin soothed anxiety that tensions over Ukraine could escalate, while U.S.

  • TREASURIES-Bond yields edge lower ahead of Fed meeting Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 3:46 PM ET

    NEW YORK, March 18- U.S. Treasuries yields edged lower on Tuesday on uncertainty ahead of the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting and lingering concerns that East-West tensions surrounding Ukraine could escalate.

  • How to kill high-frequency trading Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 10:39 AM ET

    Here's how to stop high-frequency trading: Institute a "cancellation tax" or eliminate payment for order flow.

  • Why baby boomers are turning to reverse mortgages Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 3:36 PM ET

    U.S. baby boomers, desperate for retirement income, are increasingly turning back to reverse mortgages, but big banks stay away.

  • Borrowers took out $15.3 billion of the loans in 2013, an increase of 20 percent from the year before, according to industry publication Inside Mortgage Finance. But at this stage, most bigger lenders are uncomfortable with the loans- for example, in 2011, Wells Fargo& Co and Bank of America backed out of the business.

  • TORONTO, March 13- Toronto-Dominion Bank hopes to expand its U.S. wealth management business, targeting a million people with at least $100,000 in liquid assets who already are customers of its growing U.S. retail bank, said a senior executive of Canada's second-largest lender.

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