Business, consumer advocates push legislative issues

...Judiciary Chairman Wendell Willard, R-Sandy Springs.He also announced Friday that he is sponsoring a bill to protect stock brokers and other investment bankers from lawsuits if they report suspected flimflams against the elderly or disabled. That...

How the decline in stocks could help your 401(k)

...or the market is going to be down," says Brad McMillan, chief investment officer for Commonwealth Financial, a stock broker and financial adviser. "But you're not betting it all on one single emotional decision."PULLBACKS CAN STOP BUBBLES2013's...

Students take interest in Georgia's stock game

Quentarious Ellis and his team of investors aren't your typical stock brokers. For one thing, they're new to the stock market game. For another, they're middle schoolers. In the past seven weeks...

Investors suing brokerage over big stock losses

For Donald Hendrix, suing to recover more than $500,000 that he says his stock broker lost, it isn't about the money. It's the principle. The Thomson native, who spent 30 years working at Procter & Gamble...

On the Move

CARLTON HOSKINS New job title: Augusta branch managerCompany: ScottradeRelated work experience: Hoskins was a stock broker in Scottrade's branch office in Greensboro, N.C.Education: He earned a bachelor's degree in business administration...

Bush picks California congressman to head SEC

...agency. Businesses don't like the provisions. Under another provision, known as the "trade-through" rule, stock brokers will be required to accept the best quoted price for any transaction, no matter which market it came from. The rule...

ADHD treatments are moving to workplace

...five students has abused prescription stimulants to study or get high. But it does exist, notably among bankers, stock brokers and others in high-pressure, long-hour positions, said Punyamurtula Kishore, the president and director of the...

Dispute kept ace out of 'Chronicle'

...complaints might be fewer after golfers read what Cameron Brown has gone through. Brown, a 34-year-old Augusta stock broker, has waited nearly four years for his hole-in-one day of glory in The Augusta Chronicle, which comes today. Here it is...

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Ameritrade aims for long-term investors

...Ameritrade around services to individual investors and institutions like banks, investment advisers and independent stock brokers. He cut jobs, from 2,680 in December 2000 to 1,800 this year. Small offices in Australia, South Korea and Germany...

E-Trade discussing possible merger with TD Waterhouse

...leapfrog Charles Schwab Corp. to become the largest online stock broker. As of Sept. 30, Schwab had 4 million active online...more frequently, providing a lift for long-slumping stock brokers. Besides more affluent customers, TD Waterhouse also...