Articles tagged "E*Trade"
Schwab's merger with TD Ameritrade was sterling until the Covid-19 pandemic and financial collapse took some of the shine off the deal
Charles Schwab & Co.'s decision to buy TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. in Nov. 2019 looked like a lock, but 'Schwabitrade' has been rocked by wholesale branch closings, plummeting share prices and emergency rate cuts to near zero.
April 14, 2020 at 11:13 PM
E*Trade, TD Ameritrade and Legg Mason deals look dicier, after share crashes crush market caps of merging firms
Schwab and Morgan Stanley are using their stock as currency; Franklin Resources is buying Legg Mason, mostly with hard cash
March 9, 2020 at 11:22 PM
One big casualty of Fidelity Investments' buckle on zero-fee commissions may be the zero-fee RIA custody tailwind of three decades duration
With Pershing last to collect trade revenues, Schwab, TD Ameritrade and Fido have leverage and ' I think Fidelity will be the first to try,' Kitces says.
October 15, 2019 at 8:42 PM
After Vanguard instigated commission war in June, Charles 'Chuck' Schwab steps up to challenge in brilliant counterstroke that paints bull's eye on custody rivals in zero-sum showdown
The Schwab Chairman and Founder signs off on the $400-million write-off of revenues in a move the size of his legacy. After being booted in 2017 by TD Ameritrade for not playing the pay-for-play game, Vanguard went hard zero in June forcing Schwab to act but perhaps not this big
October 10, 2019 at 4:49 PM
All eyes turn to Fidelity to see if it cracks in all out price war over trading commissions, but for now Abby Johnson is stubbornly refusing to buckle -- bolstered by RIA reassurances
A Morgan Stanley analyst assures Wall Street Boston giant must match Charles Schwab & Co's free trades; Instead, says Fido's David Canter, the company is listening to RIAs, who fear poor service more than ticket charges
October 4, 2019 at 1:44 AM
Schwab dismisses crypto currencies as 'speculative' and too insignificant for its RIA platform as rivals stake out turf for the coming boom... or is that bust?
CEO Walt Bettinger spurns growing crypto-custody trend, but observers say the custody giant is sleep walking through innovation while other firms plow ahead.
September 7, 2019 at 4:01 AM
Abby Johnson set financial services on fire with a 1.91% 'cash' offer, drawing 'first blood' in an 'accelerating war of rates,' analyst says
The Fidelity CEO threatens to melt down rival profit centers but analysts and RIAs say credit quality and RIA sweep policies make the threat somewhat of an 'illusion'
August 20, 2019 at 1:41 AM
As E*Trade begins the process of handing out its fattest accounts to RIAs, giant firms may ace out smaller competitors by shear dint of size
The New York online broker's accounts sprawl nationally so Mercer and Edelman/Financial Engines's turnkey national footprints yield a haul
January 22, 2019 at 10:26 PM
E*Trade gets Ric Edelman as an RIA custody client in 'expansive custody relationship,' but don't ask what that means
The New York-based online broker will fuel Financial Engines with referrals and house the assets with Trust Company of America unit
November 12, 2018 at 10:10 PM
Why exactly E*Trade is paying $275 million cash for Trust Company of America
CEO Karl Roessner cites his firm's high demand for an RIA foothold in a low-supply market to counter RIAs and wirehouses preying on E*Trade's HNW investors
October 20, 2017 at 9:12 PM
E*Trade enters RIA custody business by purchasing number five player
The New York-based discount broker buys Trust Company of America with plans to rebrand it and invest heavily in its technology
October 19, 2017 at 11:49 PM
This time LPL share jump is traced to E*Trade
Critically late to the advice game and at loose ends after TD-Scottrade union, the New York-based discount broker has a lean and hungry look, according to Dealreporter
November 2, 2016 at 4:29 PM
Nationwide buys Jefferson National under purported DOL duress but 'good private equity' and good planning may rule the day
The big Columbus, Ohio national insurer can certainly use a fiduciary annuity -- if there is such a thing -- but ROI is impetus number one
September 30, 2016 at 7:25 PM
E*Trade finds now the right time to launch its e-advice robo with an 'active' twist
The New York-based discount broker means to put $1-million minimum-bogey institutional funds in the hands of retail investors
July 8, 2016 at 11:11 PM
LPL poaches E*TRADE's CFO and turnaround specialist as its chief financial officer
Matthew Audette, 41, is moving from New York to San Diego and will begin his new job in late September