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  • *Nike rises after results, outlook. March 20- U.S. stocks rose on Friday, putting the S&P 500 on track to snap a three-week streak of losses, following upbeat results from Nike, further gains in biotechs and a pullback in the dollar. Among early reporters, Nike jumped 4.8 percent to $103.02 as the biggest boost to the Dow after it posted a quarterly profit that beat...

  • White's announcement, made at a Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association conference in Arizona, mark the first time she has articulated a position on the controversial subject since taking over the helm of the SEC in the spring of 2013.. The SEC and the Labor Department are each governed by different laws and are able to act independently of one...

  • US dollar soars: 5 trades on a surging greenback Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 6:49 PM ET

    "Fast Money" traders looked at names that could pop if the dollar continues to surge and market volatility rises.

  • Here’s what to buy on market’s latest Fed tantrum Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 12:48 PM ET
    Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen during a Fed meeting in December 2013.

    Remember the infamous "taper tantrum" of 2013? You should.

  • *Feb U.S. payrolls growth tops expectations. NEW YORK, March 6- U.S. stocks closed lower on Friday and the S&P 500 declined for a second straight week after a strong monthly jobs report as investors bet that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates sooner than previously expected. The strong report, seen as a gauge for the timing of the Fed's first rate hike in...

  • Schwab under fire for robo-adviser costs Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 10:05 AM ET
    A pedestrian walks past a Charles Schwab office in New York.

    Charles Schwab introduces a free investment service for consumers who crave low-cost personalized advice. The New York Times reports.

  • COLUMN-Watch that free money for IRA rollovers Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 8:00 AM ET

    CHICAGO, March 5- Back in the day, you could walk into a bank to open a new account and walk out with a free toaster. Today, you can get anywhere from $50 to $2,500 for rolling over a 401 into an Individual Retirement Account, or just by moving an IRA from another financial institution. That is worth $260 over three years if you max out your annual contributions at $5,500, or...

  • 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...

  • Friday's midday movers: Intuit, Petrobras & more Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 12:23 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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

  • 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...

  • This reeling sector is flashing a buy sign: Expert Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 4:31 PM ET
    David Katx, CIO of Matrix Asset Advisors.

    The financial sector's drop provides a window to snatch up stocks at cheap prices, an analyst said.

  • *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...

  • Lightning Round: I prefer this to Alibaba Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 6:56 PM ET
    A woman walking past Alibaba signage in Hangzhou, China.

    Are you ready skeedaddy???!!! It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • How to get your bonds ready for a Fed rate hike Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 7:17 AM ET
    NYSE New York Stock Exchange traders markets

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