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What the Latest Trading Metrics Mean for Potential Online Brokerage Mergers

With consolidation expected to occur in the online brokerage industry as interest rates begin to rise, 24/7 Wall St. wanted to see how the major online and discount brokerages now ...
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Merrill Lynch and Wells Fargo Last Again in Broker Survey

The lowest-ranked investment firms in the latest survey of self-directed investors are the same firms that were the lowest ranked a year ago. Merrill Edge from Bank of America Corp.’s ...
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Is Rekindled E*Trade Buyout Chatter More Realistic Ahead of 2016?

If there has been one financial merger that never took place but could, it is -- or was -- the would-be buyout of E*Trade Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: ETFC). The biggest ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Borderfree, Genworth, Groupon, Nationstar, SolarCity, Zulily and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Wednesday morning. The markets are still challenging all-time highs and investors have literally bought every single pullback for almost four years. 24/7 Wall St. reviews ...
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UBS Has 3 Financial Services Stocks to Buy If New IRA Rules Pass

If there is one industry has had its fair share of rules and regulations since the Great Recession and subsequent market debacle of 2008, it is the financial services industry. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cisco, EMC, GameStop, Novavax, Tesla, Yahoo and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Friday morning after a choppy week. The one thing we have seen for about three years now is that investors have lined up in ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Carnival, Ericsson, Honeywell, Pier 1, Tesoro, Trimble and More

Stocks were indicated to open higher on Friday morning after Thursday's sell-off. Again, the trend that has ruled for almost three years now is that investors almost unconditionally buy stocks ...
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6 Mergers That Ought to Happen

If there is one thing that can result from a bull market and from a good economy in which companies have solid balance sheets, it is mergers and acquisitions. In ...
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Insider Selling Mounts as Markets Hit All-Time Highs

With the stock market on fire, Scotland apparently staying in the United Kingdom and, oh yeah, the biggest IPO ever, there was plenty of excitement going around this past week. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cisco, Exxon, Ford, GM, InterMune, Tesla, Twitter and More

Stocks were very strong on Thursday morning. Investors have been using the recent weakness and volatility to accumulate some stocks they may have previously missed. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AIG, BlackBerry, CenturyLink, Deckers Outdoor, Whole Foods and More

Investors are trying to make money while avoiding downside, and the earnings reports are coming out fast and furious. 24/7 Wall St. looks over dozens of Wall Street analyst research ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cisco, Cogent, Ford, Gap, Pier 1, Zynga and More

Stocks have given back a lot of the gains, and the former momentum leaders are getting pounded. Investors want upside, but that also want to avoid a nasty correction or ...
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High-Frequency Trading Probe Spooks E*Trade Investors

Recent criticism of high-frequency trading seems to have spooked investors in online brokers E*Trade Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: ETFC) and TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (NYSE: AMTD). Shares both of them are ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Capital One, Chesapeake, LinkedIn, Lululemon, Netflix and More

It is the first full trading week of 2014, and analysts are out with many ratings changes this Tuesday. Stocks have slid marginally since the end of 2013 after a ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Anadarko, Cubist, K12, EOG and More

Earnings season has just started, and investors and traders alike are having to face a government shutdown and a debt ceiling debate painfully developing each day. So which companies and ...
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