Charles Schwab is reportedly in talks to buy rival TD Ameritrade. Merging could help make up for cutting trading fees to zero.
Friday was one of the four times a year when the S&P 500 rebalances itself. This means that some stocks leave this index and some come in. This also means that all the indixes and exchange-traded funds that track the…
Hobby investments are a fun alternative to the stock market. But they aren’t immune from the ebbs and flows of the economy.
2018 was a busy year for U.S. trade policy and the 2019 outlook looks just as hectic.
Federal law prohibits markets from being closed more than three consecutive days.
Down from its 1,400 percent rise in 2017, bitcoin is now trading at less than $5,000 — a sharp decline for what some once hoped was a new and promising asset that could excite institutional investors. Instead, many traders were…
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The former trader started his own stock exchange, IEX, to address his concerns about high-frequency trading.
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A 350-millisecond delay can help long-term investors get equal footing with high-frequency traders, argues IEX's CEO.
Brad Katsuyama says some traders use tech to "know the horse race is over, and they're betting against people who still think the race is happening."
Really, it’s just an informed guess about how high or low a stock will go.