One by one, the big online brokers have fallen into line to eliminate commission on US stocks, ETFs and options trading. Yesterday, after TD Ameritrade and Charles Schwab announced zero commission, E*Trade (NASDAQ: ETFC) did the same. Today, shares in E*Trade have changed little as… Read More
Yesterday, Charles Schwab announced it would eliminate trading commissions on US-listed equities, ETFs and options (keeping a small per contract charge). As Crowdfund Insider predicted, other online brokerages are copying Schwab’s actions as TD Ameritrade (NASDAQ:AMTD) has now done the same. Starting October 3rd, clients… Read More
In a tweet last week, NYTimes crypto reporter stated that Etrade will soon allow Bitcoin trading. In the wake of TD Ameritrade quietly opening Bitcoin trading for some of its customers, I was just told that eTrade is preparing to begin offering both Bitcoin and… Read More
Brokerage TD Ameritrade has partnered up with Apple (NASDAQ:APPL) to provide a streamlined money transfer. As of today, individual investors may instantly transfer funds to their brokerage account via Apple Pay and Apple Business Chat using iMessages. In a release, TD Ameritrade explained that historically… Read More
After reading Orchard Platform’s Bill Ullman elegantly deliberated “Is Fin-Tech History Rhyming Again?” on the platform’s blog last week and prepared for Thanksgiving, I wondered how the early days of online trading revisit fintech and crowdfunding disruption innovation. While prepping for last week’s feast, I… Read More
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