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  • *Men's Wearhouse slumps on warning. Dec 10- U.S. stocks were higher on Thursday after three days of declines but pared some gains as oil prices fell to near seven-year lows. "People tend to get a little bit spooked and feel low oil is a net negative, when really it's not," said Randy Frederick, managing director of trading and derivatives for Charles Schwab in Austin.

  • These orphan funds need your help Monday, 7 Dec 2015 | 11:35 AM ET
    Last will and testament

    When people die without leaving instructions for their donor advised funds account, problems can arise.

  • Activist investor calls for Yahoo to sell business Friday, 4 Dec 2015 | 5:49 AM ET
    Yahoo Mail

    An activist investor renewed its push for Yahoo to abandon plans to spin off its stake in Alibaba and instead sell its core business.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ BENGALURU, Dec 3- An activist investor on Thursday renewed its push for Yahoo Inc to abandon its plans to spin off its valuable stake in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and instead sell its core business "at the highest price possible." Yahoo's board, which includes co-founder David Filo, Wal-Mart Stores Inc former Chief...

  • Dec 3- Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is unlikely to be interested in buying Yahoo Inc's Internet business, the Wall Street Journal reported. Yahoo's board, which includes co-founder David Filo, Wal-Mart Stores Inc former Chief Executive H. Lee Scott Jr. and Charles Schwab Corp Chairman Charles R. Schwab, is also expected to discuss the...

  • By the numbers: November's winning & losing trades Monday, 30 Nov 2015 | 5:23 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Despite a tepid performance in November, the stock market is once again trading within striking distance of its all-time high reached in May.

  • Nov 30- U.S. stocks were lower in early afternoon trading on Monday as health and consumer discretionary stocks declined and investors awaited key economic data including the November jobs report. While the U.S. central bank is likely to raise interest rates for the first time since June 2006, the European Central Bank is expected to unveil fresh monetary...

  • *November jobs data expected this week. Nov 30- U.S. stocks were little changed on Monday as investors awaited key economic data including the November jobs report this week and kept an eye on policy decisions by U.S. and European central banks. While the U.S. central bank is likely to raise interest rates for the first time since June 2006, the European Central Bank...

  • But the firm will also use funds managed by BlackRock, the largest manager of exchange-traded funds under its iShares brand and a business partner of Fidelity's. When using non-Fidelity products, Fidelity Go managers will "initially select among ETFs advised by BlackRock, including iShares ETFs," according to a regulatory filing. BlackRock, the world's...

  • *Qualcomm, Target drag on S&P 500. Nov 18- U.S. stocks closed higher on Wednesday and investors appeared positively inclined toward higher rates after minutes from the Federal Reserve October meeting showed a solid core of officials rallied behind a possible December rate hike. "I think the market is ready and comfortable for an increasing Fed funds rate," said...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 13- Barclays Plc agreed to pay $120 million to settle private U.S. litigation accusing it of conspiring with rivals to rig the benchmark interest rate known as Libor, lawyers for the plaintiffs said on Friday. Barclays spokesman Mark Lane declined to comment. And in June 2012, Barclays admitted it manipulated Libor and Euribor as it reached $453...

  • Early movers: BUD, TAP, MO, JCP, BABA, AAPL & more Wednesday, 11 Nov 2015 | 7:44 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Wall Street looks to build on late Tuesday rally Wednesday, 11 Nov 2015 | 7:41 AM ET

    U.S. stock futures were higher this morning, building on a late afternoon comeback on Wall Street that saw the S&P 500 break a four-day losing streak and the Dow finish the day on the upside.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 10- What do you tell your financial adviser when you are leaving for an algorithm? Joe O'Connor, a 52- year-old Connecticut salesman, had to have this conversation recently. That kind of awkward conversation is taking place more frequently these days, thanks to the rise of robo-advisers, which have about $20.1 billion in worldwide assets under...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 26- Global equity markets slipped on Monday, pausing after a four-week rally ahead of policy announcements from central banks in the United States and Japan later in the week, while the dollar weakened in the wake of soft U.S. housing data. Stock markets rallied last week on the potential that Japan's already-massive stimulus would be further...

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed more than 1 percent higher as financial stocks rallied and mostly soft economic data supported the case for a rate hike delay.

  • UPDATE 1-Charles Schwab profit up 17 pct in third quarter Thursday, 15 Oct 2015 | 10:44 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct 15- Charles Schwab Corp, the discount brokerage pioneer that is expanding into fee-based advisory accounts, said on Thursday that third-quarter profit jumped 17 percent on higher trading commissions and interest revenue. The San Francisco- based company's net income totaled $376 million, or 28 cents a share, a penny higher than the average analyst...

  • US futures higher as Street digests earnings, data Thursday, 15 Oct 2015 | 8:46 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open, following global stocks higher on hopes that recent softness in data will push out a rate hike.

  • *Citigroup and Goldman Sachs report before the bell on Thursday, rounding off major bank earnings this week. *Goldman Sachs shares were up 1.1 percent at $181.57 premarket, while Citigroup inched up 0.6 percent. *Charles Schwab also reports before the bell, while Schlumberger, Mattel and Advanced Micro Devices report after the close.

  • Traders searching out good news in data, earnings Wednesday, 14 Oct 2015 | 6:30 PM ET
    Shoppers pass through Herald Square in New York.

    Earnings season has started off with some weak corporate commentaries, despite the fact that most companies so far are beating on the bottom line.