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Top 5 Companies in the Investment Banking & Brokerage Industry with the Best Relative Performance (BGCP, SCHW, ETFC, AMTD, GS)

By Amy Schwartz

Here are the top 5 stocks in the Investment Banking & Brokerage industry ranked by performance. We compiled the trading activity from yesterday and then analyzed the industry looking for stocks that were outperforming. This is what we found:

BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP) ranks first with a gain of 3.01%; Charles Schwab (NASDAQ:SCHW) ranks second with a gain of 2.55%; and E*Trade Financial (NASDAQ:ETFC) ranks third with a gain of 2.26%.

TD Ameritrade Holding (NASDAQ:AMTD) follows with a gain of 1.54% and Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) rounds out the top five with a gain of 1.18%.

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