Discount Brokerage Firms:
Four Leading Firms Plus Some No-Load Mutual Fund Companies Expanding their Business Models

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Date Published: May 31,2019
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The purpose of this research is to provide readers with a comprehensive understanding of discount brokerage firms and these firms' latest move to deliver financial advice. This research addresses the branch-based, telephone-based, & online offerings from discount brokerage firms (as well as the consumer direct offerings from some no-load mutual fund companies), with specific attention being paid to the big four firms (The Charles Schwab Corporation, Fidelity Investments, TD Ameritrade, & E*Trade Financial). This research supports Tiburon's coverage of online brokerage firms.

This research addresses the historical phases of discount brokerage firms, including:
  • Branches & Telephones Phase
  • Software & Online Phase
  • Financial Advice Phase
This research addresses the market size and leading firms.

And this research makes several future predictions for discount brokerage firms, including:
  • Substantial Growth for Discount Brokerage Firms
  • Winning Multi-Channel Strategies
  • Rapid Move into Financial Advice
  • Cross-Selling Banking & Bill Pay, Mortgages, & Insurance Products
  • Expansion into Related Businesses
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