Schwab’s research underscores that cost and fees continue to be critical factors for investors making ETF buying decisions. According to the 2013 ETF Investor Study by Charles Schwab, released earlier this month, the ability to trade ETFs commission-free is most or very important to 45 percent of investors. Notably, the study also highlighted the importance of another key fact about Schwab ETF OneSource – investors are not charged any early redemption fees or surprised with other costs for selling an ETF shortly after buying it. According to the study, clarity about a fund’s redemption fees or other hidden fees is considered the number one cost factor when making ETF buying decisions, with 71 percent saying it is extremely important.
ETFs Added to Schwab ETF OneSource Since Launch
|Fund Name||Ticker||Morningstar Category|
|Guggenheim International Multi-Asset Income ETF||HGI||Foreign Large Value|
|Guggenheim BulletShares 2019 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF||BSJJ||High-Yield Bond|
|Guggenheim BulletShares 2020 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF||BSJK||High-Yield Bond|
|Guggenheim BulletShares 2021 Corporate Bond ETF||BSCL||Intermediate-Term Bond|
|Guggenheim BulletShares 2022 Corporate Bond ETF||BSCM||Intermediate-Term Bond|
|SPDR® Barclays Issuer Scored Corporate Bond ETF||CBND||Long-Term Bond|
|SPDR® SSgA Multi-Asset Real Return ETF||RLY||Aggressive Allocation|
|SPDR® SSgA Global Allocation ETF||GAL||World Allocation|
|SPDR® SSgA Income Allocation ETF||INKM||Moderate Allocation|
|SPDR® S&P® Global Dividend ETF||WDIV||World Stock|
|Schwab Fundamental U.S. Broad Market Index ETF||FNDB||Large Blend|
|Schwab Fundamental U.S. Large Company Index ETF||FNDX||Large Blend|
|Schwab Fundamental U.S. Small Company Index ETF||FNDA||Small Blend|
|Schwab Fundamental International Large Company Index ETF||FNDF||Foreign Large Blend|
|Schwab Fundamental International Small Company Index ETF||FNDC||Foreign Small/Mid Blend|
|Schwab Fundamental Emerging Markets Large Company Index ETF||FNDE||Diversified Emerging Markets|
For a full list of the ETFs available commission-free on Schwab ETF OneSource, visit www.schwab.com/public/schwab/investing/accounts_products/investment/etfs/schwab_etf_onesource. A leader in the retail ETF market, Charles Schwab had $179 billion in ETFs custodied on its platform as of September 30, 2013. Schwab ETFs™, including the new Schwab Fundamental Index® ETFs, had $14.2 billion in assets as of September 30, 2013.
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