SOURCE: Wall Street Equity Research

Wall Street Equity Research

August 19, 2010 09:41 ET

Professional Research on TD AMERITRADE and Charles Schwab - Trading Volume Down But Investors up

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - August 19, 2010) - gives shareholders valuable insight on investment brokerage - national stocks TD AMERITRADE Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: AMTD) and Charles Schwab Corp. (NASDAQ: SCHW). Sign up today at to receive free research reports on these equities.

Trading volume is generally down in August and this year doesn't appear to be the exception to the norm. Most of the major financial investment management companies saw transactions drop anywhere from 1-5% in July and are on pace for similar numbers in August. is a specialized website where investors can have specific access to free reports investment brokerage - national industry; traders looking for analyst opinions on TD AMERITRADE Holding Corporation, Charles Schwab Corp. and other companies in this industry are welcomed to sign up for a free one year membership at

The drop in trade volume can cause some more sudden shifts in the market and hesitancy on behalf of investors. However, a strong return for the market has brought back more investors. Major brokerage firms saw a spike in the amounts of new investors. While trading volume may be down temporarily the influx of investors is an indication of partially restored market confidence. As vacation season comes to an end and market activity picks up, most of the major brokerage firms could see profits jump for the remainder of 2010.

All positive trends are tempered with constant reminders that the recovery from the global economic downturn is not yet complete. However, the increase in investors should usher increased transactions and bolster revenues for financial management companies. Visit us at to understand the catalysts and forces driving or affecting the investment brokerage - national industry in today's economic environment.

Back in July, Charles Schwab posted a long awaited quarterly result with net income of $205 million and net revenue of $1.08 billion, the highest the company has presented for over a year. Traders can have complimentary access to today's complete research report on Charles Schwab Corp. by signing up at

TD AMERITRADE Holding Corporation's quarterly earnings jumped 5.2%, as the online broker profited from the May 6 "flash crash". Net income was at $179.4 million and revenue was up 13% to $691.8 million. Traders can get direct and free access to today's full report on TD AMERITRADE Holding Corporation by signing up at

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