Articles tagged "TD Ameritrade"
Schwab shares surge 6% after it hardens TD Ameritrade merger date and affirms its $1.8-billion-plus in synergies, though it got burned by having engineers in the wrong place at the wrong time
The $8-trillion Texas firm had to rewire TDA's signature 'thinkorswim' software after learning engineers were based in heavily sanctioned Russia
October 27, 2022 at 10:23 PM
Schwab Advisor Services refuses to flinch in the face of fresh claims that TD Ameritrade RIAs will do 'significant' repapering when Schwab accounts for all aspects of the merge
The $3.5 trillion custodian concedes a count-on-one-hand number of RIAs have such exotic systems that manual intervention is needed, but otherwise, it's all good.
October 13, 2022 at 11:02 PM
Apex nabs Jon Patullo from 'Schwabitrade' to 'raise the bar' and make his new firm's RIA system as 'frictionless' as the old one
The loved and admired TD Ameritrade software chief will bring his playbook -- and possibly Schwab's -- to Apex, which continues to try putting a winning front-end on its old Penson backend, a source says
October 11, 2022 at 12:40 AM
Boom, boom, boom, Charles Schwab Corp. just spent $220 million to shuck three lawsuits--a likely 'deck clearing' before the TD Ameritrade merger closes, say multiple analysts
A 2017 Scottrade class action suit inherited from TD Ameritrade, a robo-advice disclosure settlement, and TDA merger class action have all gone poof.
July 18, 2022 at 9:15 PM
Stephen Greco's six-year quest to prove Creative Planning, Schwab, Fidelity and TD Ameritrade engaged in a 'conspiracy' against his RIA has even the experts baffled
In his latest move, the Spotlight Asset Group founder files a 'RICO' civil suit in federal court that one defendant calls 'ludicrous.'
June 7, 2022 at 4:27 AM
Walt Bettinger finally arrives in Omaha, Neb., to meet-and-greet ex-TDA staff and the local press, offering a good story to tell and liberalized post-Covid work policies
The Charles Schwab Corp. CEO traveled to TD Ameritrade's former headquarters with senior TDA staff, buoyed by the happy news that headcount jumped by 300.
March 23, 2022 at 2:24 AM
Toronto-Dominion Bank's bid to reestablish the TD brand for U.S. wealth management takes a $13-billion step forward
The Toronto owner of Cherry Hill, N.J.-based TD Bank is adding First Horizon and its 412 branches to its growing U.S. footprint -- sweeping East to West
March 1, 2022 at 4:05 AM
Charles Schwab & Co. registers TD Ameritrade brokers to rep Schwab products and to retain clients who chose to convert to 'Schwab'
The Westlake, Texas giant registered TD Ameritrade reps en masse to its own broker-dealer so they can now reclaim clients who pre-converted to Schwab and also buy and sell Schwab products, open Schwab accounts, manage them, and even get paid on it all
February 8, 2022 at 11:20 PM
Robinhood gets 'brilliant' upper manager -- and a spare CEO -- by nabbing TD Ameritrade's ex-thinkorswim top exec, hopefully to throw a lifesaver to Robinhood's sinking stock
The Menlo Park, Calif., firm nabbed Steve Quirk as first-ever chief brokerage officer to 'bridge the gap between academia and reality.'
January 6, 2022 at 10:33 PM
Oisín's snippets: Charles Schwab brand goes up on Omaha's TD Ameritrade stadium, home of college baseball world series • Interactive Brokers lands an RIA custody insider, Charlie Latimer, to climb the custodian ladder
The TDA brand lives on until the techies figure out how to make two systems into one, but change is in the air in Omaha, while Interactive Brokers gets a leg up in the custody business with a new hire.
December 27, 2021 at 9:58 PM
Charles Schwab Corp. is crash-hiring TD Ameritrade Institutional staff-- amid wild growth-- to quell RIA service howls, but cautions to hold off custody switch to Schwab to avoid repapering
The Westlake, Texas broker-dealer and custodian of $8 trillion of AUA is hiring at least 140 people, including 50 already signed to handle an upsurge in demand.
December 14, 2021 at 1:54 AM
TD Bank basks in the glow of Schwab's $100 million TD Ameritrade marketing spend as it hires 350 advisors and launches competing robo using same branding
Toronto-Dominion Bank's other U.S. offspring will hit the ground running with upped wealth management manpower thanks in part to its logo-share with Schwab.
December 2, 2021 at 3:17 AM
Schwab Advisor Services informs its 13,000 RIAs -- including legacy TD Ameritrade practices -- they must buy E&O insurance, but rival Fidelity is taking a different tack--voluntary compliance
The Westlake, Texas, custodian is cracking down at a time when states are mandating errors and ommissions policies, RIAs are getting bigger, more complex and phishing attacks are increasing in volume and sophistication.
October 8, 2021 at 2:12 AM
Charles Schwab & Co. jacks up mutual fund commissions 50% to $74.95 on retail investors to counter freeloading by Vanguard, Fidelity and Dodge & Cox funds -- but RIAs dodge the crossfire
The $7.6-trillion, Westlake, Texas, firm is also taking TD Ameritrade sell commissions to zero on mutual funds to harmonize with its own price schedule.
August 31, 2021 at 10:30 PM
Defying merger doubters, Schwab adds staggering $1.1 trillion RIA assets. Today's trickle of RIA defections may yet build to tsunami size over next three years, rivals say
When Charles Schwab Corp. publicized its deal for TD Ameritrade 17 months ago, it had $1.5 trillion and TDA had $600 billion. Frictional merger RIA spinouts did not materialize and now the combined units boast $3.2 trillion