brokerage firms

After the financial bloodletting that has been seen in the stock market over the past month, it may be the time to have the debate about whether the stock market should be closed for an extended...
Jon C. Ogg
It is becoming increasingly obvious that traditional fiscal policies from central banks just aren't adding up to be enough to stop the economy from moving rapidly from a raging bull market into a...
Jon C. Ogg
As the Federal Reserve has lowered rates and is expected to do so again, one has to wonder if Morgan Stanley will reconsider its acquisition of E*Trade.
Jon C. Ogg
The Charles Schwab announcement that it would go to zero commissions and fees on stock, ETF and options transactions rocked the world of online and discount brokers.
Jon C. Ogg
Charles Schwab has announced that it is removing the final barrier to making investing accessible to everyone — and it appears that the Charles Schwab shareholders are paying the price.
Jon C. Ogg
Too many people procrastinate about investing for their future. Many think they just cannot afford to invest, and many people just don't know how.
Jon C. Ogg
Many investors have been complaining for years that it is just too hard to make money off of their investment money. The same has become equally true for the online brokerage stocks. It is no secret...
Jon C. Ogg
A new report from the State Comptroller's Office of New York showed that both bonuses and profits on Wall Street declined in 2015.
Jon C. Ogg
Oppenheimer started coverage of Goldman Sachs with an Outperform rating and it assigned a $236.00 price target.
Jon C. Ogg
24/7 Wall St. wanted to see how the major online and discount brokerages now stack up against each other in terms of total client assets, brokerage accounts and current trading activity.
Jon C. Ogg
Source: ThinkstockIf 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 acquiring...
Jon C. Ogg
Goldman Sachs has reported its first-quarter earnings for 2015, and it looks as though the firm is living up to the name Golden Slacks.
Jon C. Ogg
The proliferation of self-directed investment choices has not eliminated the need for full-service investment advisory firms.
Paul Ausick
It is the time for yet another round of evaluating who on Wall Street makes what and how much they deserve.
Jon C. Ogg
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.
Chris Lange