SCHW : Analysis & Opinions

  1. How To Profit From The 'Frugal Nation' Phenomenon

    August 20, 2014
    Last month, I looked in disbelief at how quickly the media was to trumpet the "great" news of the job report for ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. These Companies Are Ready To Profit From Rising Interest Rates

    October 23, 2013
    The finance department at Charles Schwab (Nasdaq: SCHW) has a very large problem.The firm has been so successful at attracting ...
  4. Schwab's May DATs Improve - Analyst Blog

    June 17, 2013
    In its monthly market activity report for May 2013, The Charles Schwab Corporation reported Daily Average Trades of 505,4 ...
  5. How To Prepare Your Portfolio For Rising Interest Rates

    June 11, 2013
    As interest rates collapsed in the past few years to multi-decade lows, investors had no choice but to flee low-yielding ...
  6. Finding The Best Broker For You: What Every Investor Must Know

    January 28, 2013
    Each week, one of our investing experts answers a reader's question in the Q&A column from our sister site, InvestingAnswers.com. ...
  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. Charles Schwab Cuts Down ETF Fees - Analyst Blog

    September 24, 2012
    The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) has announced a massive fee diminution on 15 of its exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The ...
  9. Schwab to Redeem TruPS - Analyst Blog

    August 1, 2012
    On Tuesday, The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) became the latest bank to announce the redemption of trust preferred securities ...
  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. Schwab Downgraded to Neutral - Analyst Blog

    June 20, 2012
    We have downgraded our long-term recommendation on The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) to Neutral from Outperform. The ...
  12. 2011's Biggest Mergers and Acquisitions

    December 30, 2011
    M&A activity rebounded in a big way in 2011. Here's a look back at the biggest mergers and acquisitions during the year. ...
  13. 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?
  14. 5 Investment Ideas Heating Up Right Now

    November 1, 2010
    With investors back out of their bunkers and looking to put money to work, Wall Street and Main Street have been working ...
  15. Upticked Off

    January 16, 2009
    Congress' plan to reinstate the uptick rule for short selling gets mixed reviews on Wall Street.
  16. Should Thinkorswim Investors Let It Ride?

    January 9, 2009
    TD Ameritrade announced it was buying Thinkorswim. Should investors stay or go?
  17. Storm Brewing For Online Brokers

    September 22, 2008
    On top of slumping trading volumes, the online brokers now face significant client withdrawals. That's a storm of trouble. ...
  18. Investools: Respectability Has Its Rewards

    April 21, 2008
    The buyout of ThinkorSwim transformed Investools from late-night seminar-pusher to reputable online broker overnight.
  19. E-broker Competition Fuels Merger Speculation (AMTD, ETFC)

    May 14, 2007
    A look at the merger prospects of rival brokers E*Trade and TD Ameritrade
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