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5 tips for picking dividend stocks that won't fade

...increase," said John Wightkin, director of equity research applications for the equity research team, part of discount broker Charles Schwab & Co. Return on equity is calculated by dividing a company's net income by its common shareholders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/12/fin_540439.shtml
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Schwab says customers reluctant to trade

...trades fell 8 percent in May from April. Knight Trading Group Inc., a large market-maker that executes trades for discount brokers and institutional investors, said Tuesday that May trading volume fell nearly 25 percent from April.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/16/fin_419090.shtml
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Ameritrade aims for long-term investors

...said. Ameritrade acquired or merged with five companies since 2001. Ameritrade's acquisitions included National Discount Brokers Corp. in September 2001 and the key merger a year later with Datek. About 200 companies had an online brokerage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/03/bus_414314.shtml
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A new home is just a click away

...longer, that was OK with me." A scattering of discount brokers around the country are using their own tailored versions...commission percentage they make up in volume sales. Discount brokers are still a small part of the real estate market...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/04/tec_276646.shtml
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'Spiders' crawl investment webs

...relations. A person may have difficulty getting questions answered, especially if they bought the shares through a deep discount broker or over the Internet. "There's no hand-holding," said Pat Dorsey, a stock analyst for mutual fund rating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/16/bus_261504.shtml
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Online brokers struggle to stay afloat in Internet trading flood

...day during the final three months of 1998, an increase of more than 30 percent from the prior quarter. National Discount Brokers is now handling between 10,000 and 12,000 online trades a day, up from 8,000 in late November and December...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/16/tec_250429.shtml
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Don't get burned in IPO game

...investors such as money managers and pension funds. But investment banks are now making new issues available to discount brokers like Fidelity Investments, Charles Schwab & Co. and E-Trade, all of which cater to individuals. If you're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/06/bus_238200.shtml
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Education IRAs yield small return

...fund accounts, according to Rowena Itchon, a company spokesman. Charles Schwab & Co., the nation's largest discount broker, figures it's a good marketing strategy to waive the fee. "Making it easy and making it cheap are two things...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/15/bus_224150.shtml
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Getting in on Google: You need a broker who's also an underwriter

...would-be broker, but nobody seemed interested in a client who only wants to buy five shares. Then I looked at the two discount brokers on the list: E-Trade and Ameritrade. Each required a $1,000 minimum investment to open an account. E-Trade...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/04/fin_424237.shtml
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Get that portfolio in order

...different fund companies might want to consider moving all their funds into a single account, for example, at a discount broker, so that someone else manages the paperwork. A simple filing system can be a good way to organize, too. "You...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/31/bus_341743.shtml
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