TD Ameritrade, BGC Partners, Knight Capital, and Stifel Financial Under StockCall's Microscope

Mar 27, 2013, 08:00 ET from

LONDON, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Equity markets rallied on Tuesday, with the Dow Jones closing at yet another record high. Investors' sentiment was lifted by some solid economic data and as concerns over Cyprus eased after the last-minute bailout deal. With investors continuing to pour money into risk assets such as equities, investment brokerages like TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (NYSE: AMTD), BGC Partners Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP), Knight Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: KCG), and Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) can expect top-line growth. Investment brokerages ended on a mixed note in Tuesday's trading session even as the broad market rallied. StockCall has released full comprehensive research on AMTD, BGCP, KCG, and SF and these free technical analyses can be downloaded by signing up at

TD Ameritrade Holding Corp.'s shares edged higher in Tuesday's trading session, tracking gains in the broad market. The stock ended the day 0.78% higher at $20.62 on volume of 1.55 million. Despite the gains yesterday, TD Ameritrade's shares have fallen more than 1.80% in the last five sessions. The company's shares are struggling to break through $21 resistance level. Recent volume activity suggests that market sentiment is bearish on the stock. This is confirmed by the stock's MACD chart. The MACD is currently trading below the signal line. Free technical analysis on AMTD available by signing up at

BGC Partners Inc.'s shares fluctuated between gains and losses on Tuesday before finishing the day flat at $4.25 on volume of 911,041, which is well below the daily average of 1.57 million. BGC's shares have struggled in the last few trading sessions. The stock has fallen more than 5.30% in the last five trading sessions. It has slipped below its 200-day moving average as a result of the recent decline. The stock's MACD has also declined below the signal line, which is a bearish signal. BGC Partners' shares currently have support at $4.20. Register today and access the free research on BGCP at

Shares of Knight Capital Group Inc. fell sharply in trading on Tuesday despite the rally in the broad market. The stock ended the day 1.32% lower at $3.75 on above average volume of 5.13 million. It touched an intra-day low of $3.72. Knight Capital's shares have had a decent run so far in 2013. Year-to-date, the stock has gained more than 6.80%. Most of the stock's gains for the year came in early January. Since then, the stock has traded flat, struggling to break through $3.80 resistance level. The free report on KCG can be downloaded by signing up now at

Stifel Financial Corp. shares rose sharply on Tuesday. The stock closed at $34.52, up 1.32% from the previous closing price, with volume at 406,032. Despite yesterday's gains, Stifel Financial's shares have fallen more than 0.60% in the last three sessions. Year-to-date, the stock has gained nearly 8%, compared to a gain of more than 9.60% for the S&P 500. The company's shares have rebounded in the last trading session after finding support at $34. The stock is currently trading above its 200-day moving average but below its 50-day moving average. Free report on SF can be accessed by registering at

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