Turn Up the Volume

It's been said that stocks are going higher as volume contracts and the higher it goes, the lighter the volume seems to become. Plenty of people have criticized the current market action for that reason, but the winners aren't going to give back their gains just because they were achieved on low turnover.

With the major stock indices climbing to a series of all-time highs, you'd think that retail stock brokerages would be along for the ride. Business has definitely picked up at TD Ameritrade (AMTD) and Charles Schwab (SCHW), both of which reported increased trading activity in April on both a monthly and a yearly basis....323 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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