Articles tagged "TD Ameritrade"


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Schwab launches biggest RIA-targeted price war in years -- but TD and Pershing say they won't play along

In what may be a prelude to commission-free RIA custody era, Schwab eliminates equity and ETF commissions for all new clients for a year; Fidelity says it is still cheaper

July 1, 2016 — 8:25 PM UTC

Alert to Pershing's API move and eMoney's dashboard acumen, TD Ameritrade brings its API partners to Texas to drive home its first-mover advantage

TD does (almost) Dallas as it announces 100-plus third-party vendor integrations while keeping an eye on the competition

June 30, 2016 — 12:05 AM UTC

Betterment shut down trading post-Brexit to dodge 'trading blindly into extraordinary volatility'

The New York-based robo takes a 150-minute time-out saying to do otherwise would have been 'irresponsible'

June 24, 2016 — 7:08 PM UTC

The non-Big Four RIA custodians, no longer runts but stunted in growth, are applying tougher love to hobbyist RIAs

In part one of a three-part series, we examine how seven small custodians -- starting with Trade PMR and Scottrade -- are evolving away from the Utopian model of 100% inclusivity

June 7, 2016 — 10:14 PM UTC

Skip Schweiss awakens FPA NorCal crowd with must-do DOL laundry list that starts with IRA billing and the need for chief laundering officers

The regional event in San Francisco with national draw -- even global draw -- gets a guy from Scotland to keep its lofty reputation up there

June 3, 2016 — 2:07 PM UTC

TD Ameritrade threatens to cut loose Aequitas-tainted RIAs as the bad-college debt-fueled conflagration continues to burn

The Aequitas Ponzi revelation in February -- that 1,500 investors were owed for more than $300 million in alternative asset notes -- did not begin to realize the depth of ties between the bilkers and bilkees

May 10, 2016 — 11:03 PM UTC

Feeling RIA custody oats, Dan Skiles and Peter Mangan attract smaller RIAs but big-name lights to SSG event

The ex-Schwab RIA software chief delivered keynote at his Shareholders Service Group confab

April 25, 2016 — 7:41 PM UTC

Why luring 401(k) assets to IRA rollovers in a post-DOL-rule world remains child's play, which keeps $7.6 trillion in the IRA game and growing

Clients still hate 401(k) inflexibility around withdrawals and the DOL granted advisors the upper hand in getting clients to sign away protections with regard to pricier products

April 20, 2016 — 8:25 PM UTC

LPL unveils BlackRock's FutureAdvisor as its robo partner -- albeit with LPL model portfolios

After Nestwise dropped off the twig, then crickets, then a secret pilot launch, LPL announces that robo FutureAdvisor gets the nod

April 13, 2016 — 6:15 PM UTC

Why Schwab execs are 'proud' of holding at $1-trillion custody mark first achieved in 2013 -- and what makes them pleased with its existing 25% RIA custody market share

Candidly canvassing 2015 dings -- including a $12 billion RIA defection -- Walt Bettinger seems at peace with vigilantly guarding Schwab's mighty quarter of the RIA asset pie

February 22, 2016 — 6:43 PM UTC