Charles Schwab is negotiating the acquisition of securities giant TD Ameritrade

According to The Block, brokerage giant Charles Schwab said it is negotiating to acquire another US securities giant, TD Ameritrade. Charles Schwab recently stated that it does not want to provide direct trading services for cryptocurrencies soon, while TD Ameritrade offers bitcoin futures trading through the derivatives trading company CME Group, which is also an investor in the cryptocurrency derivatives exchange ErisX.