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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.
Many investors watch relative newcomer Goldman Sachs as a barometer of financials and banks. 24/7 Wall St. has run a bullish and bearish analysis on the firm.
Sidoti & Co. has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering.
As of June, there were 94,725 bank branches in the United States, according to recently released data from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). This represents the lowest reported figure...
Source: ThinkstockLow fees and free tools are no longer enough to satisfy self-directed investors who make their own investment decisions and use a brokerage firm primarily to execute their trades....
Goldman Sachs is still a new Dow Jones Industrial Average component, and now the bulge bracket investment banking firm is out with its first-quarter earnings for 2014.
Goldman Sachs has managed to absolutely crush its earnings expectations for the fourth quarter of 2013. The bulge bracket broker, or the bank holding company without a bank operation, is attributing...
Goldman Sachs saw a total return of just over 40% in 2013, handily exceeding the strong gain in the DJIA and the S&P 500. 24/7 Wall St. has generated a bullish and bearish scenario for 2014 in...
Source: Brian Solis, via Wikimedia CommonsThe botched initial public offering (IPO) of Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) cost the Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. (NASDAQ: NDAQ) a lot of bad press. What it did not...
Source: Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty ImagesMany college courses will try to teach you that it is nearly impossible to beat the market through time because the broad markets are supposed to reflect...
Source: Frank Golhen, via Wikimedia CommonsIn the midst of the start of earnings season and in the midst of a Fitch credit ratings warning to the United States, a key decision has been made by the...
Source: ThinkstockBetween the sharp back-up in long-term rates that will penalize mortgage and trading results, and the ongoing political bloodlust that reflects itself in fines and litigation...
Source: ThinkstockCan you imagine winning the lottery only to find yourself in dire financial straits within a few years? It happens, and the Courthouse News Service has just one more reminder about...
Source: Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty ImagesIf you are getting sick and tired of glitches, errors, and “issues” all culminating to interrupt or halt trading in stocks, you are not alone. Normally...
Source: thinkstockDo you remember the Flash Crash? NASDAQ OMX Group (NASDAQ: NDAQ) is proving yet again why there still needs to be some human control and interaction over the vast numbers of shares...