Online trading traffic up 10% after Fed rate decision

Traffic at online trading sites increased 10% to 12.4 mln visitors, following second quarter earnings announcements and the Federal Reserve’s decision to not raise interest rates, comScore says. Fidelity Investments led the category with 3.7 mln visitors (up 8%), followed by Sharebuilder.com with 2.3 mln visitors (up 112%) and Scottrade Sites with 1.7 mln visitors (up 20%).