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Charles Schwab Corp Announces 401(k) Program Built For ETFs

February 11th, 2014

schwabOne of the biggest roadblocks to wider use of exchange-traded funds has been their absence from 401(k) programs. After all, total assets in 401(k)s are approaching $4 trillion, representing close to one-fifth of all U.S. retirement dollars. Read more…

NYSE:SCHB, NYSE:SCHX

Schwab ETFs Report Zero Capital Gains Distributions In 2013

December 17th, 2013

schwab2Charles Schwab Investment Management announced today that there will be no capital gains distributions in 2013 by any of the 21 exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the Schwab ETF™ family. Read more…

NYSE:SCHB, NYSE:SCHE, NYSE:SCHG

4 Schwab ETFs Win Morningstar ETF Category Awards In Investor Class

October 6th, 2013

schwabCharles Schwab Investment Management, Inc. (CSIM) announced today that four Schwab Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) have received top honors from Morningstar, Inc. for providing the Read more…

NYSE:SCHB, NYSE:SCHE, NYSE:SCHF, NYSE:SCHG

Dow Jones Industrial Average: Do Stocks Have 2007-Like Problems?

August 5th, 2013

bearbull21Chris Ciovacco: After seeing stocks drop over 50% in both the 2000-2003 and 2007-2009 bear markets, investors are understandably hesitant to redeploy their hard-earned money back into stocks. Given the up and down nature of the markets Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NYSE:IWM, NYSE:MDY, NYSE:SCHB

10 Bullets Aimed at the Heart of Mutual Funds (NYSE:SCHX, NYSE:SCHB, NYSE:SCHZ, NYSE:VOO, NYSE:VOO)

December 3rd, 2012

Wouldn’t it be great to be a mutual fund executive? What could be better than sitting on a pile of money that pretty much sticks with you through up and down markets, churning out a steady cash flow? According to the Investment Company Read more…

NYSE:SCHB, NYSE:SCHD, NYSE:SCHH, NYSE:SCHV, NYSE:SCHX, NYSE:VOO, NYSE:VTI

Does Dollar Cost Averaging With ETFs Work? (VTI, IYY, SCHB)

November 11th, 2012

Eric Dutram: Sometimes, the behavior and scope of capital markets goes beyond conventional research and financial logic. This is one of the major reasons for huge volatility witnessed Read more…

NYSE:IYY, NYSE:SCHB, NYSE:VTI

New SPDRs Debut: Positive Momentum And Low Valuation (SCHB, VLU, MMTM)

November 1st, 2012

Michael Johnston: State Street became the latest ETF firm to launch factor-based equity ETFs this week, rolling out a pair of funds that will segment the universe of large, mid, Read more…

NYSE:MMTM, NYSE:SCHB, NYSE:VLU

Charles Schwab Slashes Fees On Entire ETF Lineup (SCHB, SCHX)

October 4th, 2012

Eric Dutram: Charles Schwab has long been a big player in the investment market with its wide variety of investing services and online trading system. In the last few years, the company has taken to expanding its focus on exchange-traded funds, offering a diversified Read more…

NYSE:SCHB, NYSE:SCHX

Schwab Slashes Expenses; Now Offers Cheapest Dividend ETF

September 26th, 2012

Michael Johnston: Charles Schwab continued the ETF industry’s downward pressure on fees by announcing last week that it is drastically reducing the expense ratios charged by several of its exchange-traded products. Schwab, which pioneered the concept of commission-free trading for ETFs Read more…

NYSE:SCHB, NYSE:SCHD, NYSE:SCHM, NYSE:SCHO, NYSE:SCHX

Investor Guide To The Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (VTI, AAPL, MSFT, GE, IBM, XOM)

September 24th, 2012

Stoyan Bojinov: Cheap and easy diversification are two staples of the exchange-traded product structure, which have helped make this the preferred investment vehicle Read more…

NYSE:IWV, NYSE:PDP, NYSE:SCHB, NYSE:VTI

The Ultimate Guide To Total Market ETFs (IYY, IWV, TMW, VTI, SCHB)

July 25th, 2012

Eric Dutram: After posting double digit returns for the first quarter in fiscal 2012, the U.S stock markets could not extend their gains further in the second quarter. The weak global economic condition added to the woes of the investors, triggering massive Read more…

NYSE:IWV, NYSE:IYY, NYSE:SCHB, NYSE:TMW

ETF Investing: A Quick Guide To The 25 Cheapest ETFs (VOO, SCHB, VTI, IVV, BND, VEA, FMM, VV, SCHF)

May 29th, 2012

Eric Dutram: There are several factors that influence the decision of selecting an ETF for investment. Such factors include the past performance, holdings, sector exposure and concentration. Beyond these examples, expenses can also play an important role in the decision making process as well. Read more…

NYSE:BND, NYSE:IVV, NYSE:SCHB, NYSE:VEA, NYSE:VOO, NYSE:VTI, NYSE:VV

Five Of The Lowest Cost Exchange Traded Funds – ETFs On The Market (FLG, FMU, VOO, SCHB, VTI, TUZ)

March 12th, 2012

ETF Base: Exchange-traded funds have commoditized broad allocation strategies. As exchange-traded funds require only a modest amount of overhead and competition intensifies, fund fees plunge with each passing day. Read more…

NYSE:FLG, NYSE:FMU, NYSE:SCHB, NYSE:TUZ, NYSE:VOO, NYSE:VTI

Valuations Can’t Offset Current Concerns (SPY, XLE, IYR, VTI, SCHB, FXC, FXA)

June 20th, 2011

Chris Ciovacco:  With QE2 winding down, China raising interest rates, and debt problems in Europe, investors have not responded to strong earnings growth. According to Bloomberg: Read more…

NYSE:FXA, NYSE:FXC, NYSE:IYR, NYSE:SCHB, NYSE:VTI, NYSE:XLE

Schwab To Offer ETF Only 401K Retirement Plans

June 1st, 2011

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Charles Schwab will soon offer 401(k) retirement plans stuffed solely with exchange-traded mutual funds—and let investors trade them without charge. The WSJ reports that, “Jim McCool, Charles Schwab Corp.’s executive vice president of institutional business, made waves at an asset-management conference in March when he announced that the brokerage Read more…

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