AMTD : Analysis & Opinions

  1. 7 ETF Types To Be Thankful For

    November 28, 2013
    This year has shaped up to be quite kind to investors as major equity indexes are holding onto double-digit gains ahead of ...
  2. E*TRADE Reports a Rise in DARTs - Analyst Blog

    June 21, 2013
    Online brokerage firm E*TRADE Financial Corporation (ETFC) reported a rise in its Daily Average Revenue Trades for the month ...
  3. Schwab's January DARTs Climb - Analyst Blog

    February 15, 2013
    In its monthly market activity report for Jan 2013, The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) reported Daily Average Revenue ...
  4. E*TRADE's January DARTs Swing Up - Analyst Blog

    February 13, 2013
    Online brokerage firm, E*TRADE Financial Corporation (ETFC) reported a hike in its Daily Average Revenue Trades (DARTs) for ...
  5. Knight Capital to Restructure Biz - Analyst Blog

    February 6, 2013
    Knight Capital Group, Inc. (KCG) is set to slash jobs as a part of its restructuring initiative to reduce operating expenses ...
  6. E*TRADE Disappoints, DARTs Slump - Analyst Blog

    January 25, 2013
    E*TRADE Financial Corporation (ETFC) reported fourth quarter 2012 net loss of 65 cents per share, wider than the Zacks Consensus ...
  7. Raymond James Beats on High Rev - Analyst Blog

    January 24, 2013
    Raymond James Financial Inc.'s (RJF) fiscal first-quarter 2013 (ended Dec 31) earnings per share came in at 69 cents, beating ...
  8. Knight Capital Lives To Fight Another Day

    August 8, 2012
    Knight took a tough deal to stay in business.
  9. Investors Rescue Knight Capital - Analyst Blog

    August 7, 2012
    Knight Capital Group Inc. (KCG), which was on the verge of bankruptcy after recording trading losses of $440 million, was ...
  10. Investing In Your Broker

    June 28, 2012
    The market dictates the actions of the traders, and that activity translates into profits for the brokers we trade through.
  11. Investing In Mr. Market's Toll Bridge

    March 23, 2012
    The market dictates the actions of the traders, and that activity translates into profits for the brokers and clearing houses.
  12. Investing In Mr. Market's Toll Bridge

    February 13, 2012
    The market dictates the actions of the traders, and that activity translates into profits for the brokers and clearing houses.
  13. Investing In Mr. Market's Toll Bridge

    December 22, 2011
    The market dictates the actions of the traders, and that activity translates into profits for the brokers and clearing houses.
  14. Questions Of Success And Value At Charles Schwab

    July 20, 2011
    Schwab is one of the best in its business, but does that business deserve such a premium?
  15. Don't Read Too Much Into Schwab's Acquisition

    March 23, 2011
    Did Schwab find a bargain, or overpay, for optionsXpress? Moreover, is this actually an omen of what's to come?
  16. Investing In Mr. Market's Toll Bridge

    March 18, 2011
    The market dictates the actions of the traders, and that activity translates into profits for the brokers and clearing houses.
  17. Brokers Who Live By The Sword, Die By The Sword

    October 28, 2010
    If recent figures the numbers indicate what it looks like they indicate, online trading firms are back in trouble.... except ...
  18. Online Brokers' Tough Quarter Could Get Tougher

    April 28, 2010
    The first quarter of 2010 wasn't good for the online trading brokerages, but it could get worse before it gets better.
  19. 5 Stocks With Unusually High Volume

    February 4, 2010
    For various reasons, these stocks have unusually-high volume.
  20. Investing In Mr. Market's Toll Bridge

    January 20, 2010
    The market dictates the actions of the traders, and that activity translates into profits for the brokers and clearing houses.
  21. 3 Canadian Banks Providing Security And Profit

    November 5, 2009
    As the world braces for regulation, Canada's banks are ready to pick up the pieces.
  22. Schwab's Current Troubles Mask A Bright Future

    October 21, 2009
    Schwab's fee-based strategy continues to produce short-term pain for the company, but it should generate long-term gains.
  23. DIY Investment Trend To Benefit Discount Brokers

    July 29, 2009
    The recent financial crisis has convinced many investors to try managing their own money.
  24. E*Trade Stock Not For Babies

    March 25, 2009
    Prospects for this troubled online broker look grim without TARP funds to dig it out from under its mortage mess.
  25. Can A Financial Stock Have A Positive Return In 2009?

    March 5, 2009
    There are some surprising success stories in the 2009 financials, but how long they'll last is up for debate.
  26. Should Thinkorswim Investors Let It Ride?

    January 9, 2009
    TD Ameritrade announced it was buying Thinkorswim. Should investors stay or go?
  27. Charles Schwab Rides The Wild Market

    April 17, 2008
    The discount broker saw its best quarterly profit ever. Schwab is benefiting from the market's volatility and adding new ...
  28. Bear Market To Disconnect Discount Brokers? (AMTD, SCHW, ETFC)

    January 18, 2008
    The online brokers will be among the first casualties of a bear market as trading volumes contract.
  29. Schwab's Stellar Year

    January 18, 2006
    A look at the turnaround at Charles Schwab.
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