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Pedestrians walk outside an E*Trade Financial office in New York. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Retail brokerage firm E-Trade announced Wednesday it will drop commission fees on online U.S. stock, ETF and options trades. The move comes within a week of Interactive Brokers, Charles Schwab and TD Ameritrade all dropping their commission fees.
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Credit Suisse on Tuesday cleared Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam in an internal investigation into the botched surveillance of the bank’s former wealth management head Iqbal Khan in a probe that cost Thiam’s right-hand man his job. Chief Operating Officer Pierre-Olivier Bouee resigned after the investigation by the Homburger law firm found he alone initiated observation
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Recent highly publicized flops by supposedly disruptive companies could be painting an unpleasant picture ahead for innovation, at least in how it’s viewed in the financial markets. Investors have turned thumbs-down on high-profile companies including WeWork, Uber and Tesla. Industries including marijuana, vaping and bitcoin all have seen big price drops following a spate of
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters as he meets with Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., September 20, 2019. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters As U.S. stocks climb and fall in response to President Donald Trump‘s words (and tweets), some traders are voicing skepticism over the
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer raised concerns Friday about a major part of the U.S. economy. The “Mad Money” host said he’s feeling a new level of “anxiety about industrial” companies. “Small- and medium-sized businesses [are] doing well; big industrial just not doing well.” Smaller companies are faring OK because U.S. consumer activity, which accounts for two-thirds
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(L to R) Afsaneh Mashayekhi Beschloss, Clifton S. Robbins, and Dr. Rajiv Shah during a panel discussion at the 2019 Delivering Alpha conference on Sept. 19. 2019. Adam Jeffery | CNBC Several investors have been wary of incorporating environmental, social and governance standards into their strategies. However, two investors think increased attention to ESG will
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