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was among the winners of the financial sector Tuesday before the credit-card processor reports quarterly results.

Visa, which was lately up $1.32, or 1.8%, to $74.10, is scheduled to report its quarterly results after Tuesday's closing bell. Analysts expect Visa to notch a profit of 72 cents a share, up from 58 cents a share in the year-ago quarter, on revenue of $1.78 billion, according to Thomson Reuters.

Among other winners,

American Express

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rose 1.4% to $35.38, one day after Stifel Nicolaus analysts upgraded the stock to buy from hold. Among other credit-card issuers,

Capital One Financial

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climbed 1.1% to $39.90, while

Discover Financial

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slipped 1.4% to $14.81.

Turning to earnings reports,

TD Ameritrade

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said its third-quarter profit fell to $156.7 million, or 26 cents a share, from $172 million, or 29 cents a share, in the year-ago quarter. Revenue rose 1.3% to $657.9 million. Analysts were looking for earnings of 22 cents a share on revenue of $630.5 million, according to Thomson Reuters.

For the 2010 fiscal year, TD Ameritrade said it expects earnings to fall between $1.10 and $1.40 a share, compared with the consensus target of $1.29 a share. Still, shares were lately down 19 cents, or 1%, to $19.29.

After the end of trading Tuesday, rival

E*Trade Financial

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will release results for the previous quarter, with analysts looking for a loss of 6 cents a share on revenue of $202 million. E*Trade was off by 5 cents, or 3.1%, to $1.55.



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has named Robert McCann to lead its domestic wealth management businesses in the United States and Canada. McCann was the former chief of

Merrill Lynch's

brokerage division. He left the firm in January when it was acquired by

Bank of America

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UBS was giving back 26 cents, or 1.5%, to $17.25.

In other bank news,

Goldman Sachs

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said in a letter to the

Securities and Exchange Commission

that dark pools are "a technological evolution of classic market structure that have brought benefits to institutional and retail trading alike."

Dark pools are trading venues operated by firms like Goldman that don't display orders to the public. Lawmakers have argued that a lack of transparency on the private venues hurts investors. Goldman Sachs shares were giving back $1.83, or 1%, to $177.54.

Among other bank stocks,

Morgan Stanley

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was losing 2.8% to $33.81,

Bank of America

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dipped by 2.5% to $15.02, and

Wells Fargo

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was down 1.2% $28.10.


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slipped 0.5% to $4.25, and

JPMorgan Chase

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was flat at $43.81.

-- Written by Robert Holmes in New York


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