online brokers

Could Your Next Stockbroker Be a Credit Union?

Credit unions, with their favorable interest rates and low fees, can be good alternatives to big commercial banks. But if you're an investor looking for a one-stop shop, you may shun them for their lack of online stock trading services. Well, don't: Many now offer online brokerage accounts, too.

Web Shoppers Are Happier These Days

If you're feeling better lately when you look at your Netflix queue, e-ticket or online stock portfolio, you're not alone. A new study says consumer satisfaction with online retailers is up, especially with online brokerages and travel-booking sites.

Schwab Likely to Disappoint

Charles Schwab will likely come in below analysts' estimates when it releases fourth quarter earnings on Thursday. Among its problems: a slowdown in trading volumes and an acceleration of money market fund fee waivers.