Interactive Brokers (NASDAQ:IBKR)

Online and Discount Trading Firms See More Carnage From Zero-Commission Efforts

The world of trading stocks, bonds, mutual funds and exchange-traded funds has been an ever-changing landscape. Charles Schwab Corp. (NYSE: SCHW) came public in the 1980s and its model as ...
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Charles Schwab Takes Wrecking Ball to Online Brokers: Free Commissions and No Minimums

Widely discussed over the past two decades is that the business of brokerage commissions was on a long-term race to zero. While some commission-free offerings and other almost-free offerings have ...
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Joe Public Is Running Out of Excuses Not to Invest and Save for the Future

In order to have a safe and comfortable future, whether it's for retirement or just building up a nest egg, it is important to understand that very few people can ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Accenture, Ecolab, Huntington Bancshares, Oasis Petroleum, Snap, Under Armour and Many More

Stocks have posted six consecutive quarterly gains now that the first quarter came to an end. Markets were looking for direction on Monday, April 3, 2017, but here is how ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, Cree, Fitbit, Hess, Juniper Networks, Lululemon, Priceline and More

Stocks closed higher on Monday and Tuesday, only to rocket higher on Wednesday with a new closing high and the Dow up almost 300 points. Stocks were indicated only marginally ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: CBS, Cisco, Comerica, Twitter, FedEx, Illumina, Linn, NuVasive and Many More

Stocks were indicated slightly lower on Tuesday after solid continued gains on Monday and Friday. Investors keep signaling with their investment money that they want to buy the dips. That ...
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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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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Arch Coal, Boeing, CSX, DirecTV, LabCorp and More

Stocks were mixed on Monday after hitting new highs last week. Investors have set the trend in stone by buying stocks after every single pullback. They see each pullback as ...
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Interactive Brokers Outlines Exposure to Swiss Franc Losses

The movement in the Swiss franc caused much carnage in European markets on Thursday, as well as the many international brokers and lenders that were affected, depending on their level ...
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13 Must-Read Weekend Stock Stories for Monday

It may be the weekend, and the DJIA hit a new high this last week, but there is no such thing as any rest for the wicked. 24/7 Wall St. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (CTRN, CSTR, FNFG, IBKR, LNKD, MFRM, NWS.A, UTX)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Thursday morning.  The number of research calls is dropping significantly and this ...
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Media Digest (10/31/2011) Reuters, WSJ, FT, Bloomberg

Japan acts to lower the yen before the upcoming G20 meeting. (Reuters) Beacon Power (NASDAQ: BCON), backed by U.S. funds, goes bankrupt. (Reuters) Young and well-educated Greeks begin to leave ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (BHI, BEAM, BA, CSCO, ECL, FXCM, GPS, GE, HPQ, IBM, IBKR, ITT, KMP, PAA, TAL, TER)

These are some of this Friday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen having an impact from Wall Street research calls. Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) Cut to Market Perform ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ADS, BSBR, BGFV, C, COST, DK, FSLR, IBKR, JDSU, JNJ, OKE, ORCL, PEP, PCLN, SPR, SBUX, V)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Friday morning. Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS) Cut to Sell at ...
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The M&A Daily: Why Specialty Platforms Matter To Brokerage Firms (SCHW, OXPS, AMTD, ETFC, CBOE, NDAQ, NYX, MKTX, IBKR, TRAD)

It is 12:00 Noon and that means it is time for The M&A Daily.  While news came out on Monday that Charles Schwab Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHW) was acquiring optionsXpress Holdings, ...
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