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  • NEW YORK, March 2- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission may strip Vanguard Group, BlackRock Inc and State Street Corp, the oldest and biggest providers of exchange-traded funds, of an advantage they hold over newer rivals in how they assemble the shares of their funds, said sources familiar with the SEC. To do that, the SEC has said the securities used to create...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 23- U.S. brokers and financial advisers would face new constraints under a plan President Barack Obama put forward on Monday to reduce conflicts of interest and "hidden fees" that cost Americans billions of dollars in retirement savings every year. They would have an impact on thousands of brokerages, from large players such as Fidelity, Wells...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 23- Wall Street brokers and financial advisers could face new restrictions under a proposal put forth by President Barack Obama on Monday that the White House said could save Americans with retirement accounts billions of dollars each year. The White House's announcement is part of Obama's push to prioritize issues that resonate with the...

  • Charles Schwab says it seeks new CFO Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 1:18 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Feb 12- Charles Schwab Corp is searching for a new chief financial officer to replace Joe Martinetto, who will switch to a different role later this year, Chief Executive Officer Walt Bettinger said Thursday. Martinetto is likely to perform functions similar to a chief administrative officer but will not assume that title, Bettinger said during the...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 5- William Gerber, chief financial officer of TD Ameritrade Holding Corp for the last eight years, will receive a $2.5 million retirement package when he leaves the discount brokerage firm at the end of September, the company said in a quarterly regulatory filing on Thursday. Gerber, 56, began his career at TD Ameritrade in 1999 as director of finance...

  • *Crude falls after 4- day rally. NEW YORK, Feb 4- U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday, in the wake of a two-day rally for the S&P 500, as oil prices declined and labor market data disappointed. U.S. crude was down 5.1 percent to $50.37 and Brent was off 3.6 percent to $55.83.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 3- Credit Suisse Group is getting out of the U.S. equity retail market-making business by the end of the first quarter after failing to gain enough scale to justify continuing, the bank confirmed on Tuesday. The decision was part of Credit Suisse's ongoing review of its investment banking business and does not affect the rest of its retail execution...

  • Most brokerages do not disclose the size of the payments they receive, but TD Ameritrade said it took in $304 million from the practice in 2014, up 29 percent from the year before. Now a group including TD Ameritrade, Charles Schwab Corp and Fidelity Investments hopes to ease concerns about conflicts by giving investors more detailed reports including how much...

  • *Alibaba shares, Qualcomm shares tumble after results. NEW YORK, Jan 29- U.S. stocks enjoyed a late afternoon rally and closed higher on Thursday as an upturn in oil prices and a rally in Apple and Boeing shares helped offset some disappointing earnings and lingering questions over U.S. monetary policy. While the afternoon rise in crude was not huge, it was enough to...

  • How to get your bonds ready for a Fed rate hike Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 7:17 AM ET

    There are smart ways investors can diversify holdings in preparation for rising bond yields. Options include floating-rate and value funds.

  • Midday movers: BP, Chevron, Qualcomm & more Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 1:38 PM ET

    Some of Friday's midday movers:

  • Stock futures shave losses after CPI Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 9:10 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures fell on Friday, with markets around the world still unsettled by the Swiss central bank's shock move on Thursday.

  • Bogle: How to boost investment returns in 2015 Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 9:54 AM ET
    Jack Bogle

    It's time for investors to take an activist approach and search for hidden fees and conflicts of interest, Vanguard's founder says.

  • *World Bank cuts global growth forecasts. *JPMorgan falls in premarket after earnings. Copper touched its lowest since July 2009 and were last down 5 percent at $5,570 a tonne after the World Bank cut its global forecast for economic growth in 2015 and next year.

  • Wall Street eyes earnings amid oil rout Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 7:04 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher open on Monday, as investors watched to see how markets would digest earnings as oil fell further.

  • Wall Street watches earnings amid oil rout Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 6:05 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stock index futures signaled a flat-to-higher open, as investors watched to see how markets would digest earnings as oil fell further.

  • Wall Street set to rebound ahead of major earnings Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 5:27 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher open on Monday ahead of earnings from Alcoa, that kick off a week of big name earnings.

  • TREASURIES-Prices climb as stocks, oil slide Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 12:48 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Jan 9- U.S. Other stock markets in Europe and elsewhere also dropped as investors sought out less risky holdings. MSCI's all-country world stock index, a measure of equity markets in 45 countries, fell 0.71 percent.

  • TREASURIES-Prices inch up as U.S. wages drag Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 10:58 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Jan 9- U.S. The five-cent drop in average hourly wages in December's employment data, which included a bigger-than-forecast increase in nonfarm payrolls and a decline in the U.S. unemployment rate to 5.6 percent, may delay a Fed rate hike. That keeps the Fed on hold; inflation is low, oil prices are low, the job market is improving but not in all the ways the Fed...

  • LONDON, Jan 9- More weak data from Europe ensured shares worldwide were set to end their first full week of 2015 in the red on Friday, while both the dollar and oil prices dipped as investors waited for monthly U.S. jobs data. "At the moment the U.S. is the only party on the street," said Kully Samra at Charles Schwab in London. Europe though continues to paint a much bleaker...