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Sept 19- Retail investors were rushing to place orders for shares in the initial public offering Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, which is likely to be the largest in history.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
An industry expert explains his big change of heart over adding ETFs to a retirement plan. It's not just hype; 401(k)s do need ETFs.
As the biggest ETF companies engage in a race to the bottom with fund fees, investors benefit—if they know how to win the fee war.
Charles Schwab has lost a case against Morgan Stanley, accusing it of improperly recruiting brokers from a Schwab San Francisco branch.
-Charles Schwab Corp. has lost a $15 million arbitration case against Morgan Stanley, which it accused of improperly recruiting brokers from a Schwab San Francisco branch who left with confidential information. Schwab accused Morgan Stanley of maliciously organizing an "actionable raid" of the branch.
NEW YORK, Aug 13- Investors who wish they were better at buying low and selling high actually have a tool that can force them to do just that. It's called "rebalancing"- the practice of regularly re-allocating a portfolio so the investments in it stay in their originally intended proportions.
Some attempt to add an additional level of security to critical financial accounts. Sadly, not many companies are able to do it.
*NATO says Russian troops massing on Ukraine border. NEW YORK, Aug 6- European stocks fell on Wednesday as concerns over a Russian troop build-up on the border with Ukraine sent nervous investors into high-rated bonds, while U.S. stocks were slightly higher as buyers took advantage of recent weakness.
*Russia has 20,000 troops on Ukraine border- NATO. NEW YORK, Aug 6- U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday after buyers stepped in as the S&P 500 hit a more than two-month low, but concern about an escalation of the Russia- Ukraine conflict and two nixed deals weighed on sentiment.
*Russia has 20,000 troops on Ukraine border- NATO. NEW YORK, Aug 6- U.S. stocks rose in morning trading on Wednesday after buyers stepped in as the S&P 500 hit a more than two-month low, but concern about an escalation of the Russia- Ukraine conflict and two nixed deals weighed on sentiment.
NEW YORK, July 30- The financial advice business is changing dramatically in every aspect, from how advisers spend their time, to what they charge, to how they label and promote themselves.
*Russia markets steadier after three days of selling, nerves remain. *China& Hong Kong shares buoyed by economic& stimulus hopes. LONDON, July 29- World shares hovered just below all-time highs on Tuesday as investors drew encouragement from a rally in Chinese markets and beaten-down Russian stocks enjoyed some respite after three days of heavy selling.
Now, as the economy hums along and the market rises, is a good time to guard your portfolio against the volatility that can strike at any time.
After the SEC passed new rules, this financial advisor's advice is: Stay out of money-market funds!
WASHINGTON, July 23- U.S. regulators adopted moderate reforms for money market mutual funds on Wednesday, in what amounted to a compromise that aims to balance the need to reduce the risk of runs on the funds while still protecting the product's utility for investors.
July 23- Discount brokerage firm E* Trade Financial Corp reported a quarterly profit that narrowly beat estimates due to lower costs and as the company set aside less money to cover bad loans. E* Trade reported net income of $69 million, or 24 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, compared with a net loss of $54 million, or 19 cents per share, a year earlier.
The reform will impact a wide variety of asset managers, from Blackrock Inc, Fidelity and Vanguard to Charles Schwab Corp, Pimco and Federated Investors Inc.. The two-pronged reform for the $2.6 trillion industry comes after a long battle between the SEC, the industry and federal banking regulators.
NEW YORK, July 22- TD Ameritrade Holding Corp, the biggest online stockbroker as measured by client trading, said quarterly net income rose 3 percent from a year earlier despite higher expenses, continuing low interest rates and a drop in client trades and commissions.
Treasury prices rose on Thursday as investors sought a safe haven after news a Malaysian passenger plane came down over eastern Ukraine, an area of increasing conflict between the government and pro- Moscow rebels.