You may have seen the news…TD Ameritrade is eliminating base commissions for online exchange-listed stock, ETF (domestic and Canadian), and options trades, moving from $6.95 to $0.00. TD Ameritrade Institutional has been a valued strategic partner to our firm and we’re thrilled by their move to lower the cost of investing and trading for you. The change goes into effect on October 3, 2019. That’s when you should start to see lower commissions on qualifying trades in your account(s). Please see the company press release for additional details on this milestone announcement:
Published on: 10/03/2019 | Category: Investment Management
If you are an investor searching for yield, you may have heard about selling cash secured puts and/or call overwrite. Both strategies appear attractive because the options seller receives money (the premium) today and might not need to do anything in the future. In addition, there is some research that suggests selling options may be profitable. Both strategies have risks that are important to consider and for some investors neither strategy may be appropriate. Rather than evaluate the appropriateness and effectiveness of option selling as an investment strategy, this article will explain some of the key differences between selling cash secured puts and call overwrite.
Published on: 08/22/2019 | Category: Investment Management Financial Plan
Explanations for the mass exodus from active to passive funds have included low stock dispersion and a long bull market. But William F. Sharpe’s fundamental arithmetic makes no assumptions about correlation or the direction of the market.
Published on: 12/03/2018 | Category: Investment Management