The Double Edged Sword of Trend Following ETFs

new etfsDavid Fabian:  I’ve always been a big proponent of following the major trends in the market to serve as guideposts for sizing the stock allocation of my portfolio.  Trend lines like the infamous 200-day moving average have never been a perfect predictor of stock market direction. 
BATS:PTLC April 4, 2016 4:34pm

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

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.
NYSE:SCHB February 11, 2014 4:53pm

Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC): A Cheap Cloud Play

evilcomputer: Based on what has been described as maniacal cost-cutting and restructuring, Computer Sciences Corporation(NYSE:CSC) has run up 57% in one year and could gain another 25% in just the next year. The company is slashing
NYSE:FNDB September 24, 2013 10:33am

Try The Schwab U.S. Large-Cap ETF For Cheap Large Cap Exposure

schwab2For American investors focused on the U.S. market, events went quite well in the first quarter. Stocks broadly moved higher thanks to solid data and minimal clouds on the horizon, while many are expecting strong returns ahead as well.
NYSE:SCHX April 15, 2013 4:36pm

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

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
NYSE:SCHB December 3, 2012 12:28pm

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

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
NYSE:SCHB October 4, 2012 3:58pm

Schwab Slashes Expenses; Now Offers Cheapest Dividend ETF

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
NYSE:SCHB September 26, 2012 2:55pm

Balchunas Comments on Schwab’s Cut in ETF Fees (SCHX, SCHE, VWO)

Bloomberg ETF analyst Eric Balchunas discusses Charles Schwab's decision to cut the operating expense ratios for its Schwab exchange-traded funds. Bloomberg Radio's Catherine Cowdery reports on
NYSE:SCHE September 24, 2012 11:27am

Schwab To Offer ETF Only 401K Retirement Plans

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
NYSE:SCHA June 1, 2011 10:58am

Charles Schwab Set To Begin Trading The Schwab Intermediate-Term U.S. Treasury ETF (SCHR) Thursday August 5th

Charles Schwab is set to begin trading their "Schwab Intermediate-Term U.S. Treasury ETF" (NYSE:SCHR) this Thursday August 5th. As with other ETFs this new fund will offer $0 online trading through a Schwab account. The fund’s goal is to track as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the
NYSE:SCHA August 3, 2010 1:39pm

Charles Schwab Set To Begin Trading The Schwab Short-Term U.S. Treasury ETF (SCHO) Thursday August 5th

Charles Schwab is set to begin trading their "Schwab Short-Term U.S. Treasury ETF" (NYSE:SCHO) this Thursday August 5th. As with other ETFs this new fund will offer $0 online trading through a Schwab account. The fund’s goal is to track as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price
NYSE:SCHA

Charles Schwab Set To Begin Trading The Schwab U.S. TIPs ETF (SCHP) Thursday August 5th

Charles Schwab is set to begin trading their "Schwab U.S. TIPs ETF" (NYSE:SCHP) this Thursday August 5th. As with other ETFs this new fund will offer $0 online trading through a Schwab account. The fund’s goal is to track as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield
NYSE:SCHA

Poor ETF Trade Execution Is A Commission (SPY, ONEQ, SCHF, SCHX, SCHB, SCHA, SCHE, SCHG, SCHV, SCHC)

With all the media attention focused brokers offering "commission free" trading in specific ETFs, we decided to take a look at what commission free means to institutional and individual investors
NASDAQ:ONEQ July 21, 2010 11:18am

Schwab Reduces Fees On Six Proprietary Exchange Traded Funds

No other ETFs offer lower expense ratios in their categories than Schwab ETFs™ and Schwab clients can trade them commission-free online at schwab.com.  Low OERs, commission-free
NYSE:SCHA June 14, 2010 12:12pm

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