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2 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

TD Ameritrade 2nd quarter profit up 35 pct on net new assets

TD Ameritrade Holding Corp , the biggest U.S. discount broker, said profit in its fiscal second quarter jumped 34.7 percent to $194 million on record revenue driven by net new client assets of $12.2 billion.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Ameritrade Holding, TD Ameritrade, Financial Markets, Ansonia, CT

3 hrs ago | WLUK-TV Green Bay

Wisconsin investment officer gets biggest bonus

Wisconsin Chief Investment Officer David Villa is receiving the largest bonus out of the $13.3 million being awarded the state's pension fund managers as a reward for strong investment returns.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Financial Services, State of Wisconsin Investment Board

6 hrs ago | KSAT-TV San Antonio

Man shot multiple times in head, upper body during argument

AND FRIO, INBOUND AND OUTBOUND LANES, SO FAR NO ISSUES THERE. NEW THIS MORNING A CONVERSATION HAS LED TO A CONFRONTATION, ONE THAT INVOLVED GUN FIRE, A 23-YEAR-OLD MAN WAS SHOT FOUR TIMES DURING THAT VIOLENT MEET-UP ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF TOWN.

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Related Topix: US Global Investors, Financial Services, San Antonio, TX

7 hrs ago | Reuters

Goldman loses four Asia prime brokerage execs to rivals- sources

Prime brokers cater exclusively to hedge funds, clearing trades and lending money.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Bank of America, Banking

8 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

TD Ameritrade Earnings

The Omaha, Nebraska, based company is likely to report positive news because investors have been active in the first three months of the year.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Ameritrade Holding, TD Ameritrade, Omaha, NE

8 hrs ago | KSAT-TV San Antonio

Rape Crisis Center: Sex assaults, harassment up during Fiesta

OKAY. GOOD EVENING, I'M STEVE SPRIESTER. I'M MYRA ARTHUR. NIOSA IS MEANT TO BE FUN, IT CAN TURN SINISTER.

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Related Topix: US Global Investors, Financial Services

11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Ex-Goldman Banker Thornton Emerges as Barrick Gold Dealmaker

A week before Barrick Gold Corp. Chairman Peter Munk retires, his successor John Thornton is emerging as a dealmaker as the former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. banker pursues a bid to combine the two biggest gold miners.

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Related Topix: Barrick Gold, Mining, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Newmont Mining Corporation of Canada, Science / Technology

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Reuters

Greenlight Capital down 1.5 percent in first-quarter, warns of second 'tech bubble'

David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital Inc closed the firm's money-losing short position in Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc, the $10 billion hedge fund said in a letter to clients on Tuesday, and the firm has started shorting a group of momentum stocks that he did not identify.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Greenlight Capital, Financial Markets

Bloomberg

Killing Dark Pools Is CME Chairman's Fix for Broken Stock Market

Terrence Duffy , who as executive chairman of CME Group Inc. oversees the world's largest futures exchange, has a solution for those seeking to fix the U.S. stock market: kill dark pools.

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Related Topix: Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings, Financial Markets, Publishing, Media, News, News Corporation, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network

Reuters

Goldman buys Westpeak in drive for 'smart beta' assets

The deal, disclosed on Tuesday, comes as Goldman is working to bulk up its asset management unit, partly by strengthening its quantitative product offerings.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Financial Markets, Boulder, CO

Lexington Herald-Leader

Earnings and corporate deals lift US stocks

Allergan surged after Valeant Pharmaceuticals said it had teamed up with activist investor Bill Ackman to make a bid for the Botox maker.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Federated Investors, Financial Services

KLKN

Ricketts, Bruning spar in Nebraska governor's race

The Republican primary race for governor is heating up between Omaha businessman Pete Ricketts and Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Ameritrade Holding

Daily Press & Argus

Seven Georgians challenging state's gay marriage ban

Shelton Stroman, right, and partner Christopher Inniss, left, help their son Jonathan, 9, with homework in the couple's kitchen, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Snellville, Ga.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Georgia, Snellville, GA, US News, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Transgender

Insurance News Net

Two Surveys Find Kindred Spirits In Gen Y And Financial Planning

Hold on, now. Better check those recent headlines about Generation Y lagging in the financial planning department at the door.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Northwestern Mutual, Personal Finance, 9, Principal Financial Group, Financial Services, Retirement

Fraserburgh Herald

Glover scholarship awarded

A scholarship sponsored by Aberdeen Asset Management has been awarded to a Scottish student set to follow in the footsteps of Fraserburgh born Scotish Samurai Thomas Blake Glover.

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Related Topix: Aberdeen Asset Management, Financial Services, World News, United Kingdom, Grampian County, Scotland, Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Preliminary index results indicate that prime indices will move with... )--Veterans on Wall Street , a consortium of major financial institutions including Citi, Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs, will today present a $1 million check to The... )--The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. reported solid results for first quarter 2014 generally in line with Fitch ... (more)

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Sturm Ruger , Sporting Goods

The Age

US health giant eyes Healthscope

Healthscope's owners TPG and The Carlyle Group are currently running three potential exit processes; a full $4 billion-plus trade sale, a float or a property operating company split and sale.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Carlyle Group

The Kansas City Star

Waddell & Reed opening branch in Plaza Vista

The Plaza Vista office project has picked up its first new tenant since the Polsinelli law firm occupied most of the office building completed last year near the Country Club Plaza.

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Related Topix: Waddell and Reed Financial, Financial Services, Overland Park, KS, Leawood, KS

Detroit News

50 isn't too late to fix up finances

If you follow the traditional retirement calendar, you have 15 years before you hang it up and begin to reap what you've sown during your savings years.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Charles Schwab

PE Hub

TPG-led group to make $450 mln investment in Airbnb: Reuters

A group led by private equity firm TPG Capital Management LP has agreed to invest $450 million in Airbnb Inc , valuing the online home-rental marketplace at $10 billion, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters .

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Related Topix: T Rowe Price Group, Financial Services

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