Tag: E-Trade

Activity, Corporate Banking

Morgan Stanley’s $13 billion E-Trade deal raises questions about ‘too big to fail’

February 20, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Morgan Stanley said Thursday that is acquiring discount brokerage E-Trade Financial Corp. in an all-stock deal valued at $13 billion that is the biggest for a major U.S. bank since the 2008 financial crisis. The news prompted talk of Morgan […]

Activity, Trading

Stocks hit new highs as Dow, S&P 500 cap a record-setting week

January 17, 2020

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stocks traded modestly higher Wednesday, with the major benchmarks reaching new intraday highs early, after data on new U.S. home construction showed it surging to 13-year highs in December, adding to a series of indicators this week suggesting the […]

Activity, Investment Banking

Here’s how to easily reduce your investment risk just at the right time

November 14, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Investors are often told to diversify and choose low-cost index funds or exchange traded funds (ETFs). Still, the S&P 500 Index is weighted by market capitalization and a volatile October emphasized how much risk was concentrated at the top. So […]


Robinhood overthrows E-trade in user numbers, announces $5.6 billion valuation

May 10, 2018


Stock trading app Robinhood has beat its rival E-trade when it comes to users, doubling the number of accounts in the past year. The start-up now has 4 million brokerage accounts on its platform. On Thursday it announced a $363 […]