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Schwab's all-ETF 401(k) platform revs up competition
There’s no question that Schwab’s all-ETF 401(k) offering will inspire competitors to do the same, but whether plan sponsors will embrace these ETF-based plans remains to be seen. Charles Schwab & Co. Inc. on Wednesday announced the long-awaited launch of its all-ETF 401(k) platform, after
Schwab to give unhappy clients a fee refund
If you’re not happy with Charles Schwab, you’re welcome to a refund. The Charles Schwab Corp. announced Monday a program that would allow some of its advisory clients to request a refund of the prior quarter’s program fees “if, for any reason, they are not happy.” The so-called “Accountability
Prepping Janet Yellen for the hot seat
Plus: Elizabeth Warren vs. Wall Street, emerging markets see downside of credit boom, and the realities of alternative energy investments. All in Breakfast with Benjamin.
Global markets giving a nod to the latest U.S. economic data
Global markets start the week strong, thanks to U.S. economic news. Plus: Schwab IMPACT coverage, Wall Street prophets, Veterans Day. Expertly curated by InvestmentNews senior columnist Jeff Benjamin.
Schwab ETF 401(k) platform has hiccup
The Charles Schwab Corp.'s long-awaited ETF platform for 401(k)s — widely forecast to launch in the fourth quarter — has hit a regulatory speed bump. The offering has run into a snag with regulators, according to Steve Anderson, executive vice president at Schwab Retirement Plan Services. He
Schwab ETF platform for 401(k)s hits regulatory speed bump
Schwab's ETF platform for 401(k)s, which was expected to debut in the fourth quarter, may need more work before being ready for prime time. Darla Mercado on what happened.
Firms seek reworking of money fund reform
Major financial firms are calling on the Securities and Exchange Commission to narrow its money market fund reform plan, asking it to exclude tax-exempt money funds and revise the definition of “retail investor,” among other changes.
Advent, Schwab on same page
Advent Software Inc. last Monday announced the full integration of its Black Diamond portfolio management, reporting and re-balancing platform with Schwab's OpenView Gateway service.
ETFs hot on Dimensional's trail
BlackRock, Schwab, Northern Trust have new funds based on strategy, research.
Schwab's attack of the clones
Charles Schwab Investment Management plans to launch six fundamentally weighted exchange-traded funds next week, five of which are clones of existing index mutual funds that use methodology created by Rob Arnott, chairman and chief executive of Research Affiliates LLC. Fundamentally weighted
Schwab plans money-market-like ETFs
Charles Schwab Investment Management plans to launch a trio of money market-like exchange-traded funds as fee waivers and regulation weigh on traditional money market funds. Schwab, the fifth-largest money fund manager, will roll out two-month, nine-month, and 12-month target duration ETFs, pending
Say what? Advisers ask lawmakers for more regulation, fees
Investment Adviser Association, TD, Schwab hit Capitol Hill armed with odd message
Bank loans aren't the cure-all for rising rates
They don't get much of a benefit unless short-term rates rise, Schwab strategist says
Schwab drops class action ban temporarily
The Charles Schwab Corp. has dropped language from its client arbitration contracts that prevents customers from filing class actions — at least until the policy can be litigated.
States urge SEC to chuck Finra's Schwab decision
The pressure is mounting to get rid of mandatory arb contracts. The latest: State regulators are urging the SEC to toss a Finra ruling that upheld Charles Schwab's use of the waivers.
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February 27, 2014