Financial Services Get a Boost with Strong Financial Results, and Prestigious Awards and Recognitions - Research Report on Citi,

Financial Services Get a Boost with Strong Financial Results, and Prestigious
   Awards and Recognitions - Research Report on Citi, CME Group, Schwab, TD
                          Ameritrade, and HDFC Bank

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NEW YORK, July 18, 2013

NEW YORK, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting
Citigroup, Inc. (NYSE: C), CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CME), The Charles Schwab
Corporation (NYSE: SCHW), TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NYSE: AMTD), and
HDFC Bank Ltd. (NYSE: HDB). Today's readers may access these reports free of
charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings -
via the links below.

Citigroup, Inc. Research Report

On July 15, 2013, Citigroup, Inc. (Citi) released its financial results for Q2
2013. The Company reported revenues of $20.5 billion, with net income of $4.2
billion or $1.34 earning per diluted share, (or $1.25 excluding Credit
Valuation Adjustments and Debt Valuation Adjustments), up from Q2 2012
revenues of $18.4 billion, with net income of $2.9 billion, or $0.95 earnings
per diluted share. According to Michael Corbat, Chief Executive Officer of
Citi, "We reduced the earnings drag caused by Citi Holdings, where we saw the
largest percentage reduction of assets since 2010. We again consumed a modest
amount of DTA, bringing the total utilized to about $1.3 billion for the first
half of the year. We increased our already strong capital levels, reaching an
estimated Basel III Tier 1 Common ratio of 10%. Generating consistent and
quality earnings is a key priority and this quarter met that goal." The Full
Research Report on Citigroup, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-07-16/C]

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CME Group Inc. Research Report

On July 10, 2013, CME Group Inc. (CME Group) announced that it was awarded
Derivative Intelligence's 2013 Global Derivatives Award for Exchange of the
Year. According to the Company, winners were chosen based on a number of
factors, including innovation, market impact, performance, client feedback and
uniqueness of approach. Commenting on the recognition, Terry Duffy, CME Group
Executive Chairman and President, stated, "We are honored to receive this
award from Derivatives Intelligence. If there is one thing we have all learned
through this financial crisis, it is the importance of effective risk
management." The Full Research Report on CME Group Inc. - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-07-16/CME]

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The Charles Schwab Corporation Research Report

On July 12, 2013, The Charles Schwab Corporation (Schwab) announced that it
has scheduled a Business Update for institutional investors on July 26, 2013,
from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. PT or 11:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. ET.
The Company also reported that the participants include members of the
Company's Executive Management, who will host this program to help the
investment community stay abreast with recent developments and management's
strategic focus. In other news dated, July 11, 2013, the Company reported that
the registered investment advisors (RIAs) continued to set the pace for growth
in the industry in 2012, based on the results from the Schwab Advisor Services
annual RIA Benchmarking Study. According to Jonathan Beatty, Senior Vice
President, Sales and Relationship Management, Schwab Advisor Services,
"Several factors are helping to support industry health and growth including
steady investment performance across all firms. We're also seeing that quality
client service and an emphasis on relationships remain key drivers for client
retention and of overall RIA growth and success." The Full Research Report on
The Charles Schwab Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-07-16/SCHW]

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TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation Research Report

On July 9, 2013, TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (TD Ameritrade) announced
that it will hold a conference call to discuss the Company's Q3 FY 2013
results and related matters on July 23, 2013, at 8:30 a.m. EDT or 7:30 a.m.
CDT. In other news dated July 8, 2013, the Company revealed the Investor
Movement Index (IMX) reading for June 2013. The IMX is a proprietary,
behavior-based index created by TD Ameritrade that aggregates Main Street
investor positions and activity to measure what investors are actually doing
and how they are positioned in the markets. Nicole Sherrod, Managing Director
of TD Ameritrade's Trade Group, stated, "It's interesting to see the IMX
bounce in June as investors led the recent S&P 500 dip. This indicates that
investors got the pullback they anticipated and in response there were days in
June when our clients were heavy buyers, dialing up their equity market
exposure." The Full Research Report on TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-07-16/AMTD]

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HDFC Bank Ltd. Research Report

On July 7, 2013, HDFC Bank Ltd. (HDFC Bank) reported that it has been voted as
the Best Bank in Asia on the list of Best Investor Relations Companies,
conducted by global magazine Institutional Investor. In addition, the survey
ranked HDFC Bank 3rd on the list of Best Companies in India. About 1,500
respondents of the survey also recognized HDFC's top management, Mr. Aditya
Puri, MD, HDFC Bank, was voted as the Best CEO in Asia in the Banking Sector.
In other news dated July 1, 2013, the Company announced that Jet Airways has
enhanced its partnership with HDFC Bank by launching India's first Premium
Debit Card. According to HDFC bank, the new card, the JetPrivilege-HDFC Bank
World Debit Card, will allow users to earn JPMiles on all daily purchases in
stores on online, in addition to purchases on Jet Airways. The Full Research
Report on HDFC Bank Ltd. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings
and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-07-16/HDB]

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