I'm Going for Broker -- and Adding This Financial Services Stock

LPLA is the largest independent broker-dealer in America, and here's how to play it.

A Prudent Time to Bet on Big Banks?

A value investor reviews six big Wall Street banks following their recent strong earnings reports.

Ant Group's Pending IPO Already Moving Markets

The cash set aside to invest in Ant's prospective record-setting initial public offering is too much for the Hong Kong currency to handle.

Picking My Spots to Invest My Stash of Cash; Here Are 2 of Them

Kala Pharmaceuticals and Enova International are two companies that have better prospects than the market is pricing in at present.

You Might Not Like What's in the Cards for American Express

Dow Jones industrial average component American Express is looking lower.

Watch Out Below, Mastercard Is Breaking Support

Do not fight the tape.

Keep an Eye on Visa's Large Weighting in the S&P 500

Visa ranks as the ninth most important stock in the benchmark.

The Economic 'Restart' Continues to Go Forward in Fits and Starts

Several consumer financial names are benefiting from recent trends.

Kass: Are Banks an Unprecedented Longer Term Opportunity?

Should bank stocks make a move higher from here, the machines and algos will be following and buying bank stocks.

Buyers of Morgan Stanley Should Wait for Renewed Strength Before Jumping In

Let's review the charts and indicators, and then revisit them in a few weeks.