The Charles Schwab Corp. (SCHW)

43.60
NYSE : Finance
Prev Close 43.62
Day Low/High 42.99 / 43.74
52 Wk Low/High 35.85 / 52.70
Avg Volume 9.68M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1.31B
Market Cap 56.30B
EPS 2.50
P/E Ratio 15.45
Div & Yield 0.68 (1.49%)

Dislike Being on the Negative Bandwagon

But you have to have stocks to buy.

Charles Schwab was upgraded at Citi

Covering Three Shorts

Namely, Grand Canyon Education, Henry Schein and Schwab. Housekeeping item: I am covering my Grand Canyon Education (LOPE), Henry Schein (HSIC) and Schwab (SCHW) shorts now.

Short Book

Here's a look. I remain short the following names: SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY), iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund (IWM), PowerShares QQQ (QQQ), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Danaher (DHR), Fastenal (FAST), Morgan Stanley (MS), Goldman Sachs (GS), Linco...

That Was the Week That Was

Let's review. My look back at the week's daily diary highlights borrows its title from a popular 1960s BBC comedy show hosted by David Frost. I began the week by keeping a close eye on the economy and summarized that data have been disappointing. Wh...

Portfolio Review

Below is a list of my current long and short positions. I am currently long Chimera (CIM), Citigroup (C), Northwest Bancshares (NWBI), SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) and Monitise (MONI.L) And I am currently short SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY), iShares Russell...

More Trades Today

I have added to both sides of my portfolio today. I added to Citigroup (C), Chimera (CIM) and SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) longs today. I also added to my shorts in Schwab (SCHW), Goldman Sachs (GS), Morgan Stanley (MS) and Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B).

Portfolio Review

Here is a list of my current long and short positions. I am currently long Chimera (CIM), Monitise (MONI.L), SPDR Gold Trust (GLD), Northwest Bancshares (NWBI) and Citigroup (C). And I am currently short SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY), iShares Russell...

That Was the Week That Was

Let's review. My look back at the week's daily diary highlights borrows its title from a popular 1960s BBC comedy show hosted by David Frost. I began the week with only five longs -- SPDR Gold Trust (GLD), Apple (AAPL), Monitise (MONI.L), Northwest ...

Favorite Long and Short(s)

My favorite long is Monitise, and my favorite shorts are Schwab and Fastenal. Favorite long: Monitise (MONI.L). Favorite shorts: Schwab (SCHW) and Fastenal (FAST).

Favorite Long and Short

My favorite long is GLD, and my favorite short is Schwab. Favorite long: SPDR Gold Trust (GLD). Favorite short: Schwab (SCHW).

Short Book

Here are my current short positions. I am currently short the following names: SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY), PowerShares QQQ (QQQ), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Danaher (DHR), Goldman Sachs (GS), Grand Canyon Education (LOPE), Morgan Stanley (MS), He...

New Shorts

I initiated new short positions in Morgan Stanley, Yahoo!, Goldman Sachs and Schwab. Housekeeping items: In Friday's trading I initiated new short positions in Morgan Stanley (MS), Yahoo! (YHOO), Goldman Sachs (GS) and Schwab (SCHW).

A Fresh Look at Four Earlier Recommendations

Will these stock gains meet new expectations?

Boomers Should Not Fear Stocks

Boomers Should Not Fear Stocks

Gregory Thomas, founder of Schwab subsidiary ThomasPartners, says boomers nearing retirement should own dividend stocks, not just bonds.

From the Street of Dreams

Here is what Wall Street analysts are up to this morning. Analysts' actions: Lowe's (LOW) is downgraded to Neutral at Oppenheimer. Patterson Companies' (PDCO) price target is raised by $3, to $44, by Stifel. Schwab (SCHW) and TD Ameritrade (AMTD) ar...

Take a Cue From Chuck -- Sell Schwab

Take a Cue From Chuck -- Sell Schwab

The bull market pushed Schwab to near three-year resistance but there's no reason to believe it will break through this time either.

Schwab: Junk Frothy, Munis Cheap

Schwab: Junk Frothy, Munis Cheap

Schwab Fixed Income Strategist Kathy Jones says high yield bonds are expensive but munis remain cheap despite problems in a few states.

Sell Signal?

Sell Signal?

A normally reliable short-term indicator looks bearish.

Stock-Pickers Should Buy the Dips

Broad market fundamentals are positive, and here are some specific names to watch.

From the Street of Dreams

Here's what the analysts are up to this morning. Below is a summary of analysts' actions: Compass Point has a sell on Apollo Group (APOL) ISI favors TD Ameritrade (AMTD) and Schwab (SCHW) on pullbacks. F5 Neworks (FFIV) was downgraded at William Bla...

Do You Qualify as a Daytrader?

Do You Qualify as a Daytrader?

Personal finance expert Jane Bryant Quinn tells Jill Malandrino how the IRS distinguishes between daytraders and investors.

Interest-Sensitive Financials Poised to Move

As rates return to normal, these three names should get a lift.

From the Street of Dreams

Here is a roundup of analysts' actions this morning. Below are this morning's analysts' actions: Goldman Sachs upgrades Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold (FCX). Compass Point downgrades Schwab (SCHW) to Sell. Jefferies downgrades Transocean (RIG). UBS ...

Charles Schwab upgraded at Bernstein

Charles Schwab downgraded at Citigroup

From the Street of Dreams

Here's a roundup of the analysts' actions. Below is a quick summary: Wells Fargo (WFC) is upgraded to Buy from hold at Stifel Nicolaus. Schwab (SCHW) is downgrdaed at Citigroup. Primerica (PRI) is downgraded at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods.