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Fidelity, Schwab, Robinhood and even (days numbered) TD Ameritrade are hiring thousands of staff -- even as Merrill Lynch hits a snag-- what's that say about free trading?

Schwabitradehood's growing pains aren't just in website glitches but also to keep hold times to a mimimum in the phone service queue

Author Oisin Breen September 1, 2020 at 1:37 AM
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Jim Dickson: You will see Merrill shrink [its] training program ... and follow Fidelity's lead.

Jean A Heilman

Jean A Heilman

December 12, 2020 — 10:39 PM
I do hope that the young man who has been helping me is still with you. He came to you from USAA recently. He has been helping me make decisions about my money. I would like to know if he is still with you. His name is Kevin Parkville. I would appreciate very much if you can tell me about Kevin. Thank you, Jean Heilman, heilmanj10@gmail.com or 903-244-0889.

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