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Facebook May Give Retail Investors a Shot

Allocations to online brokerages would be a rare opportunity -- usually only mutual funds, hedge funds and wealthy investors can buy hot IPOs at the offering price. More 

Existing Home Sales Decline 2.6% — Realtors See Bull Market

Is this the bottom? Several years after the housing bust, that is still what homeowners and realtors are asking. Some of the signs are looking up for now. More 

Schwab Earnings Drop 20%, Meet Expectations

Charles Schwab posted a 20% decline in earnings and a 1% dip in revenues for the first-quarter, but met Wall Street predictions. More 

9 Financial Stocks Ready to Sell

Financial stocks are under some pressure, with new regulations pending amid a host of other concerns. These nine stocks look ripe for selling in this market. More 

Have No Fear, Muni-Bond Investors

As long as you stick with quality and diversify, your muni portfolio should be safe and do well. More 

10 Bank Stocks Failing Our Test

The recently completed "stress tests" shows many banks on the comeback trail, but our own testing showed some still have long way to go. You may want to sell. More 

Best Online Brokers for Customer Satisfaction

If you’re looking for the best online brokers to help you buy and sell stocks, the good news is that there are really no bad options. More 

These Hot Tech Blue Chips Are Still Bargains

Apple has good company among tech mega-caps worth considering now. If you're ready for some risk, these three names also look quite alluring. More 

Schwab and Ameritrade Offer Market Insights

What are people with money doing with it? With both retail and institutional clients, Ameritrade and Schwab earnings provide a clue. Here's what we teased out. More 

Dreary Day for Gold, Oil — Wednesday’s IP Market Recap

Gold breaks through its key $1,600 per ounce level More