Schwab ETF OneSource™ Expands Offering of Commission-Free ETFs

Monday, July 10, 2017 6:00 am PDT

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"It’s extremely important to offer a broad selection of ETF categories and ETF providers, so that investors have the most choice when evaluating commission-free ETFs."

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Charles Schwab announced today that Schwab ETF OneSource™, the program that offers the most commission-free1 Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) anywhere in the industry, has added 15 ETFs to its roster. With these additions, the program allows investors and advisors to buy and sell 245 ETFs covering 69 Morningstar Categories with $0 online commissions, no enrollment requirements and no early redemption fees – key differentiators for investors comparing Schwab ETF OneSource to other commission-free ETF offerings.

Beginning July 6, 2017, 15 ETFs from nine existing ETF OneSource providers became newly available to Schwab clients with $0 online trade commissions. Additions to the program include a variety of Morningstar categories such as High Yield Bond, Energy Limited Partnership and Diversified Emerging Markets. Sixteen leading ETF providers participate in the Schwab ETF OneSource program including: ALPS Advisors Inc., Deutsche Asset Management, Direxion, ETF Securities, Global X Funds, Guggenheim Investments, IndexIQ, John Hancock Investments, J.P. Morgan Asset Management, OppenheimerFunds, PIMCO, PowerShares, State Street SPDR® ETFs, USCF, WisdomTree and Charles Schwab Investment Management.

“Schwab ETF OneSource continues to grow as investors and advisors allocate more of their portfolios to ETFs,” said Heather Fischer, Vice President, ETF & Mutual Fund Platforms at Charles Schwab. “It’s extremely important to offer a broad selection of ETF categories and ETF providers, so that investors have the most choice when evaluating commission-free ETFs.”

The new funds that have been added to the program include:

Fund Name     Ticker     Morningstar Category
Deutsche X-trackers FTSE Emerging Comprehensive Factor ETF DEMG Diversified Emerging Markets
Deutsche X-trackers Japan JPX-Nikkei 400 Equity ETF JPN Japan Stock
Deutsche X-trackers USD High Yield Corporate Bond ETF HYLB High Yield Bond
Global X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF MLPX Energy Limited Partnership
Global X Robotics & Artificial Intelligence ETF BOTZ Miscellaneous Sector
Guggenheim S&P High Income Infrastructure ETF GHII Infrastructure
IQ S&P High Yield Low Volatility Bond ETF HYLV High Yield Bond
John Hancock Multifactor Developed International ETF JHMD Foreign Large Blend
JPMorgan Diversified Return Europe Currency Hedged ETF JPEH Europe Stock
SPDR® Long Dollar Gold Trust GLDW Commodities Precious Metals
SPDR® Russell 1000 Low Volatility Focus ETF ONEV Mid-Cap Blend
SPDR® Russell 1000 Momentum ETF ONEO Mid-Cap Blend
SPDR® Russell 1000 Yield ETF ONEY Mid-Cap Value
United States Copper Index CPER Commodities Industrial Metals
WisdomTree Continuous Commodity Index ETF GCC Commodities Broad Basket
 

Schwab ETF OneSource Assets Grew by 22% in First Five Months of 2017 2

Assets in Schwab ETF OneSource reached $84 billion as of May 31, 2017, growing by 22% in the first five months of 2017. May year-to-date flows into ETFs in the program are $10.8 billion, representing 52% of the total ETF flows at Schwab.

“We’re proud of the traction we’ve achieved so far in the four years since launching the program, and its steady growth allows us to continue to provide more choice and meet investor demand,” said Fischer.

A complete list of Schwab ETF OneSource ETFs is available here.

About Schwab ETF OneSource

Schwab ETF OneSource offers investors and advisors access to the most commission-free ETFs anywhere in the industry. Commission-free online trading is available to individual investors at Schwab, to approximately 7,000 independent investment advisors who use Schwab’s custodial services and through Schwab retirement accounts that permit trading of ETFs.

Schwab offers a range of resources to help clients choose ETFs that fit their investment needs, including the Schwab ETF Select List™, tutorials, education, research and tools available via Schwab’s online ETF center and live events at local Schwab branches.

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At Charles Schwab we believe in the power of investing to help individuals create a better tomorrow. We have a history of challenging the status quo in our industry, innovating in ways that benefit investors and the advisors and employers who serve them, and championing our clients’ goals with passion and integrity.

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1 Conditions Apply: Trades in ETFs available through Schwab ETF OneSource™ (including Schwab ETFs™) are available without commissions when placed online in a Schwab account. Service charges apply for trade orders placed through a broker ($25) or by automated phone ($5). An exchange processing fee applies to sell transactions. Certain types of Schwab ETF OneSource transactions are not eligible for the commission waiver, such as short sells and buys to cover (not including Schwab ETFs). Schwab reserves the right to change the ETFs we make available without commissions. All ETFs are subject to management fees and expenses. Please see Charles Schwab Pricing Guide for additional information.

2 Source: Charles Schwab & Co., from 1/1/17 - 5/31/17

Disclosures

Investors should consider carefully information contained in the prospectus, including investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses. You can obtain a prospectus by visiting schwab.com or calling 800-435-4000. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing.

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. receives remuneration from third-party ETF companies participating in Schwab ETF OneSource for recordkeeping, shareholder services, and other administrative services, including program development and maintenance.

Investment returns will fluctuate and are subject to market volatility, so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed or sold, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Unlike mutual funds, shares of ETFs are not individually redeemable directly with the ETF. Shares are bought and sold at market price, which may be higher or lower than the net asset value (NAV).

Diversification strategies do not ensure a profit and do not protect against losses in declining markets.

Deutsche X-trackers ETFs ("ETFs") are managed by DBX Advisors LLC (the "Adviser"), and distributed by ALPS Distributors, Inc. (“ALPS”). The Adviser is a subsidiary of Deutsche Bank AG, and is not affiliated with ALPS. Deutsche X-trackers ETFs are not FDIC insured and there is no bank guarantee and they may lose value. MSCI and MSCI Index are service marks of MSCI Inc. (MSCI) and have been licensed for use by DBX. The ETFs are not sponsored, endorsed, issued, sold or promoted by MSCI Inc. nor does this company make any representation regarding the advisability of investing in the ETFs.

“ETF Securities” is a registered trademark of ETF Securities Limited.

Global X Funds is a registered trademark of Global X Management Company LLC.

John Hancock ETFs are distributed by Foreside Fund Services, LLC, and are subadvised by Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Foreside is not affiliated with John Hancock Funds, LLC or Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.

J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Funds are distributed by SEI Investments Distribution Co., which is not affiliated with JPMorgan Chase & Co. or any of its affiliates. SEI Investments Distribution Co. is a member of FINRA/SIPC.

MainStay Investments® is a registered service mark and name under which New York Life Investment Management LLC does business. MainStay Investments, an indirect subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company, New York, NY 10010, provides investment advisory products and services. IndexIQ® is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Investment Management Holdings LLC. ALPS Distributors, Inc. (ALPS) is the principal underwriter of the ETFs. NYLIFE Distributors LLC is a distributor of the ETFs and the principal underwriter of the IQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Plus Fund. NYLIFE Distributors LLC is located at 30 Hudson Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302. ALPS Distributors, Inc. is not affiliated with NYLIFE Distributors LLC. NYLIFE Distributors LLC is a Member FINRA/SIPC.

Oppenheimer funds are distributed by OppenheimerFunds Distributor, Inc. Alternative weighting approaches (i.e., using revenues as a weighting measure), while designed to enhance potential returns, may not produce the desired results.

PowerShares® is a registered trademark of Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC, investment adviser. Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC (PowerShares) and Invesco Distributors, Inc., ETF distributor, are indirect, wholly owned subsidiaries of Invesco Ltd.

SPDR® is a registered trademark of Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC (S&P) and has been licensed for use by State Street Corporation. State Street Corporation’s financial products are not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by S&P, S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC, their respective affiliates and third party licensors and none of such parties make any representation regarding the advisability of investing in such product(s) nor do they have any liability in relation thereto, including for any errors, omissions, or interruptions of any index.

USCF® and the United States Commodity Funds® are registered trademarks of United States Commodity Funds LLC Limited Liability Company Delaware. All rights reserved.

WisdomTree Investments, Inc., through its subsidiaries in the U.S., Europe, Japan and Canada (collectively, “WisdomTree”), is an exchange-traded fund (“ETF”) and exchange-traded product (“ETP”) sponsor and asset manager headquartered in New York. WisdomTree Funds are distributed by Foreside Fund Services, LLC in the U.S. only.

Schwab ETFs are distributed by SEI Investments Distribution Co. (SIDCO). SIDCO is not affiliated with The Charles Schwab Corporation or any of its affiliates. Learn more at schwab.com/Schwab ETFs.

Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc. is the investment advisor for Schwab ETFs and an affiliate of the Charles Schwab Corporation.

Through its operating subsidiaries, The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE: SCHW) provides a full range of securities brokerage, banking, money management and financial advisory services to individual investors and independent investment advisors. Its broker-dealer subsidiary, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. (“Schwab” member SIPC, www.sipc.org), and affiliates offer a complete range of investment services and products including an extensive selection of mutual funds; financial planning and investment advice; retirement plan and equity compensation plan services; compliance and trade monitoring solutions; referrals to independent fee-based investment advisors; and custodial, operational and trading support for independent, fee-based investment advisors through Schwab Advisor Services. Its banking subsidiary, Charles Schwab Bank (member FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender), provides banking and lending services and products. More information is available at www.schwab.com and www.aboutschwab.com

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