Maggie Fitzgerald’s Posts

President Donald Trump’s stock market stacks up well against the majority of his presidential predecessors.

Charles Schwab announced plans Monday to buy discount brokerage rival TD Ameritrade in an all-stock deal valued at $26 billion.

Charles Schwab is in talks to buy TD Ameritrade, a source told CNBC’s Becky Quick on Thursday. A deal could be announced as early as Thursday.

Activist investor Carl Icahn, likely the largest short seller of mall debt, stands to gain $400 million or more if mall owners can’t pay or service their debt, traders told the Wall Street Journal Tuesday.

Earnings in 2019 are setting a low bar to clear in 2020, paving the way for stocks to continue their record-setting rally, according to Wall Street strategists.

Wall Street was largely bullish on Beyond Meat after the alternative meat producer reported a much bigger profit than expected, but analysts warned the fundamentals may not matter right now for the once red-hot initial public offering.

The S&P 500 hit an all-time high on Monday but investors are already wondering who’s going to lead the next leg of the bull market.

The implications of the U.S.-China trade war could wipe out a portion of the global economy the size of Switzerland by next year, International Monetary Fund managing director Kristalina Georgieva warned.

U.S. and China’s “substantial” deal is already looking hazy, especially regarding China’s promise to hike its purchase of agricultural products, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

CEO departures are on pace to hit the highest level on record this year, according to business and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

Charles Schwab said on Tuesday that it is ending commissions for online trading in U.S. stocks, exchange-traded funds and options, the culmination of a years-long fee battle in the brokerage industry.

Chinese companies do not deserve to be listed on the U.S. stock exchange if they don’t adhere to the same standards as every American company, said hedge fund manager and Hayman Capital Management founder Kyle Bass.

In just the last 24 hours, the CEOs of WeWork, eBay and Juul have all stepped down from their posts, the continuation of a record-setting pace of exits this year by the heads of U.S. businesses.

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry said it is time to form a coalition of countries to address Iran’s “malign” activity.

Earnings growth estimates have come down drastically since the beginning of the year, when many investors were expecting a big year for the U.S. economy.