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It May Be the Biggest Tax Heist Ever. And Europe Wants Justice.

It May Be the Biggest Tax Heist Ever. And Europe Wants Justice.

Stock traders are accused of siphoning $60 billion from state coffers, in a scheme that one called “the devil’s machine.” Germany is the first country to try to get its money back.
It May Be the Biggest Tax Heist Ever. And Europe Wants Justice.

It May Be the Biggest Tax Heist Ever. And Europe Wants Justice.

Stock traders are accused of siphoning $60 billion from state coffers, in a scheme that one called “the devil’s machine.” Germany is the first country to try to get its money back.
Donald B. Marron, Financier, Art Collector and Philanthropist, Dies at 85

Donald B. Marron, Financier, Art Collector and Philanthropist, Dies at 85

Mr. Marron began his Wall Street career as a teenager before leading some of its most powerful firms and becoming a force at the Museum of Modern Art.
Donald B. Marron, Financier, Art Collector and Philanthropist, Dies at 85

Donald B. Marron, Financier, Art Collector and Philanthropist, Dies at 85

Mr. Marron began his Wall Street career as a teenager before leading some of its most powerful firms and becoming a force at the Museum of Modern Art.
Donald B. Marron, Financier, Art Collector and Philanthropist, Dies at 85

Donald B. Marron, Financier, Art Collector and Philanthropist, Dies at 85

Mr. Marron began his Wall Street career as a teenager before becoming a business leader and supporter of the arts.
Low-Cost Investing Can’t Get Any Lower Than Free

Low-Cost Investing Can’t Get Any Lower Than Free

Charles Schwab is eliminating fees for trades of stocks and exchange-traded funds. The move is part of a trend that has made it cheaper than ever to invest.

Letter of Recommendation: Stock Trading

I was afraid of money for most of my life. Then I opened a brokerage account.
S.E.C. Adopts New Broker Rules That Consumer Advocates Say Are Toothless

S.E.C. Adopts New Broker Rules That Consumer Advocates Say Are Toothless

The commission said it was tightening standards. The advocates said the move would give customers a false sense of security.
Consider Firing Your Male Broker

Consider Firing Your Male Broker

The New York Stock Exchange in Lower Manhattan.
Small Investors Are Prey, Again, for the Wolves of Wall Street

Small Investors Are Prey, Again, for the Wolves of Wall Street

Wall Street's excesses were supposed to be reined in by new rules passed after the 2008 financial crisis.
Caring for Aging Parents, With an Eye on the Broker Handling Their Savings

Caring for Aging Parents, With an Eye on the Broker Handling Their Savings

Tracey Dewart helped oversee her father’s brokerage account. A close look at one monthly statement led her to uncover a pattern of unauthorized trades and excessive commissions.
Caring for Aging Parents, With an Eye on the Broker Handling Their Savings

Caring for Aging Parents, With an Eye on the Broker Handling Their Savings

Tracey Dewart helped oversee her father’s brokerage account. A close look at one monthly statement led her to uncover a pattern of unauthorized trades and excessive commissions.
Camilla Dietz Bergeron, Stockbroker Turned Jeweler, Dies at 76

Camilla Dietz Bergeron, Stockbroker Turned Jeweler, Dies at 76

Camilla Dietz Bergeron made herself clear from the start: Women should choose their own engagement rings rather than be surprised, they should not be allowed outside the house without earrings, and
S.E.C. Seeks to Require Brokers to Put Their Clients First

S.E.C. Seeks to Require Brokers to Put Their Clients First

The Securities and Exchange Commission is seeking rules that would require brokerage firms to put their customers’ interests first when making investment recommendations.
Stock Markets Are Scary. Suddenly, It’s a Good Time to be a Trader.

Stock Markets Are Scary. Suddenly, It’s a Good Time to be a Trader.

Stomach-churning market swings have become commonplace this year after a long run of steady climbs. In that volatility, traders see opportunity.
A Bull Market Should Make Investors Happy. This One Isn’t.

A Bull Market Should Make Investors Happy. This One Isn’t.

Traders working the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in October, the 12th straight month that the Standard & Poor’s 500 investment index has logged a positive return.
A Bull Market Should Make Investors Happy. This One Isn’t.

A Bull Market Should Make Investors Happy. This One Isn’t.

Traders working the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in October, the 12th straight month that the Standard & Poor’s 500 investment index has logged a positive return.
Fair Game: New Skirmish in an Old Battle: Wall Street vs. the Customer

Fair Game: New Skirmish in an Old Battle: Wall Street vs. the Customer

Tyler Gellasch, executive director of the Healthy Markets Association, says separating research and trading will save investors money.