TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NYSE: AMTD) today is pleased to announce that its brokerage subsidiary TD Ameritrade, Inc. (“TD Ameritrade”), has been named “Best for Novices” and “Best for Long-term Investing” by Barron’s 2013 online broker survey, published in its Mar. 9, 2013 issue.
The annual study surveyed the capabilities of 24 online brokers in eight categories from the perspective of the wealthy, active trader: Trading Experience & Technology, Usability, Mobile, Range of Offerings, Research Amenities, Portfolio Analysis & Reports, Customer Service & Education, and Costs. TD Ameritrade received an overall rating of 4 stars (out of a possible 5 stars) and received the highest point total in the Research Amenities, Range of Offerings and Customer Service & Education categories.*
The study also ranked brokers in six sub-categories, naming a “best” in each. TD Ameritrade received top billing in: