Schwab’s zero fee trading kicked off a price war and could pay off with the deal of a lifetime

A pedestrian walks past a Charles Schwab office in New York, U.S., on April 12, 2013. Scott Eells | Bloomberg | Getty Images Charles Schwab’s decision to give investors zero commission online trades turned his industry upside down but looks… Read moreSchwab’s zero fee trading kicked off a price war and could pay off with the deal of a lifetime

Trump Ukraine pressure campaign was ‘domestic political errand,’ impeachment witness says

WASHINGTON — Trump’s former top Russia expert Fiona Hill testified Thursday that the monthslong pressure campaign to try to get Ukraine to launch investigations into Trump’s political opponents amounted to a “domestic political errand” that ran counter to legitimate “national… Read moreTrump Ukraine pressure campaign was ‘domestic political errand,’ impeachment witness says

Obama: ‘People don’t know what’s true’ with YouTube and social media

Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally for Richard Cordray, Democratic nominee for governor of Ohio, in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. Allison Farrand | Bloomberg | Getty Images President Barack Obama said on… Read moreObama: ‘People don’t know what’s true’ with YouTube and social media

The rate of cord cutting will begin to slow down, says Charter Communications CEO

The number of people ditching their cable subscriptions will not continue at its current pace, Charter Communications CEO Tom Rutledge told CNBC’s David Faber on Thursday.  “I think, in aggregate, they’re going to slow down,” Rutledge said on “The Exchange.” “Most single-family… Read moreThe rate of cord cutting will begin to slow down, says Charter Communications CEO

House Democrats ask Supreme Court to reject Trump’s bid to keep financial records secret

L-R) House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Oversight and Government Reform Committee Acting Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Democratic Caucus Chair Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Eliot Engel (D-NY) hold a news conference following the passage… Read moreHouse Democrats ask Supreme Court to reject Trump’s bid to keep financial records secret

Kamala Harris and Maxine Waters propose bill to invest $100 billion in affordable housing

Rep. Maxine Waters and Sen. Kamala Harris Getty Images; Reuters Sen. Kamala Harris and Rep. Maxine Waters introduced a bill Thursday to invest more than $100 billion in affordable housing. The measure, called the Housing is Infrastructure Act, aims to… Read moreKamala Harris and Maxine Waters propose bill to invest $100 billion in affordable housing

E-Trade shares fall on disappointment it’s not the one being bought by Charles Schwab

Pedestrians walk outside an E*Trade Financial office in New York. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Retail broker E-Trade appears to have just lost the most recent battle in the brokerage wars. E-Trade shares fell more than 8% on… Read moreE-Trade shares fall on disappointment it’s not the one being bought by Charles Schwab