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December 2019

U.S. News & World Report - "7 Best Online Brokerages for Free Trades"

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December 2019

The Associated Press - "Enhanced E*TRADE Mobile App Matches Unparalleled Functionality..."

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November 2019

Wall Street Journal - "E*Trade’s Future Is Clouded by Schwab-TD Ameritrade Deal"

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November 2019

Wall Street Journal - "Investment Advisers Fear Losing Out in Schwab-TD Ameritrade Deal"

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November 2019

Charles Schwab - "The Charles Schwab Corporation to Acquire TD Ameritrade"

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October 2019

Merrill Edge - Zero Dollar Trades

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October 2019

Interactive Brokers - Why IBKR

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October 2019

TD Ameritrade - Company Overview Corporate Document (pg 1/10)

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October 2019

TD Ameritrade - Account Login

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October 2019

Fidelity - Trading Overview

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October 2019

Charles Schwab - Why Choose Us

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October 2019

Wall Street Journal - "The Race to Zero Commissions"

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October 2019

TD Ameritrade - Client Email

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October 2019

TD Ameritrade - "The Best Just Got Better: TD Ameritrade Introduces $0 Commissions..."

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October 2019

Firstrade - Client Email

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September 2019

TD Ameritrade - Homepage

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July 2019

Interactive Brokers - Homepage

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July 2019

Fidelity - Homepage

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July 2019

Charles Schwab - Landing Page

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July 2019

Merrill Edge - Landing Page

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April 2019

TD Ameritrade - Education

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April 2019

E*TRADE - Awards Page

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April 2019

Charles Schwab - Awards Page

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March 2019

E*TRADE - "E*TRADE Earns Array of Accolades from StockBrokers.com"

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February 2019

Cobra Trading - Homepage

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February 2019

Fidelity - Media Advisory "Guide for Investors"

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February 2019

Interactive Brokers - Awards Page

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February 2019

TradeStation - Awards & Accolades Page

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February 2019

TradeStation - "TradeStation Rated "#1 Platform Technology" for the Seventh Year in a Row..."

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February 2019

Ally Invest - Homepage

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January 2019

TD Ameritrade - Homepage

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January 2019

Charles Schwab - Best In Class Mobile Banner

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December 2018

Charles Schwab - Awards

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October 2019

Firstrade - About Us page feature

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October 2018

Business Insider - Robinhood clearing update. Jessica Hoelscher from sister site investor.com quoted

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August 2018

Merrill Edge - Client Offer Landing Page

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June 2018

Firstrade - "How Firstrade's Free Dividend Reinvestment Plan Helps Long-Term Investors Earn More "

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May 2018

TD Ameritrade - Client Email

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March 2018

TD Ameritrade - "Launches Robust Suite of Charting Tools for Retail Investors"

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March 2018

Firstrade - Client Email

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March 2018

E*TRADE - Awards & Recognition

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March 2018

InteractiveBrokers - Awards

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March 2018

InteractiveBrokers - Why IB?

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March 2018

Firstrade - Homepage Feature

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February 2018

TradeStation - Awards & Accolades

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February 2018

E*TRADE - "Earns Wide Array of Honors from Industry Expert..."

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February 2018

Firstrade - "Receives 4.5 Stars From StockBrokers.com For Ease of Use and Commissions and Fees"

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February 2018

Merrill Edge - "Receives 4.5 Stars out of 5..."

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February 2018

TradeStation - "Rated "#1 Platform Technology" for the Sixth Year in a Row..."

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February 2018

TD Ameritrade - Google Search Ad

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January 2018

Interactive Brokers - Signage at iFX Hong Kong

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September 2017

Lightspeed - Is Lightspeed Trading a Better Broker than a Traditional Online Broker

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September 2017

TD Ameritrade - Homepage Feature

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July 2017

Interactive Brokers - Why IB

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June 2017

Finance Magnates - London Summit Sponsor

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June 2017

E*TRADE - Marketing Landing Page

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June 2017

Le Temps - Robinhood App

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April 2017

E*TRADE - What We Offer - Our Platforms

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April 2017

TD Ameritrade - thinkMoney #35 Front Cover

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April 2017

E*TRADE - Q1 2017 Earnings Call

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April 2017

TD Ameritrade - Accolade Email

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March 2017

Merrill Edge - "Merrill Edge Recognized for Industry-Leading Service Offerings"

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March 2017

TD Ameritrade - "TD Ameritrade Receives High Honors..."

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March 2017

E*TRADE - "E*TRADE Announces Base Rate and Active Trader Commission Reductions"

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March 2017

Interactive Brokers - Awards Page

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March 2017

OptionsHouse - Get Started Page

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March 2017

TD Ameritrade - Accolades Page

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February 2017

Fidelity - Awards Page

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February 2017

New York Times - Robinhood feature story

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February 2017

SogoTrade - Sitewide "Best in Class"

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February 2017

SogoTrade - "SogoTrade Ranks "Best in Class for Commissions and Fees"..."

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February 2017

Firstrade - Homepage Feature

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February 2017

OptionsHouse - Awards Page

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February 2017

TD Ameritrade - "thinkorswim ranked #1 for Trading Platforms & Tools"

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February 2017

TD Ameritrade - "Third Party Praise Page"

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February 2017

Fidelity - "Fidelity® Significantly Cuts Online U.S. Equity Trade Pricing to $4.95..."

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February 2017

TradeStation - "TradeStation Rated "#1 Platform Technology" for the Fifth Year in a Row"

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February 2017

TradeStation - Awards Page

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February 2017

Scottrade - "Scottrade Earns Best Overall Client Experience for Sixth Consecutive Year"

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January 2017

Scottrade - "Mobile Ad Unit"

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December 2016

E*TRADE - "What We Offer Feature"

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September 2016

Charles Schwab - "Accolade Feature"

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July 2016

OptionsHouse - "Homepage Feature"

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July 2016

SogoTrade - "Homepage Feature"

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May 2016

Fidelity Investments - "Fidelity Sweeps Brokerage Industry Award Season with Winning Marks..."

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May 2016

SogoTrade - "SogoTrade Ranks “Best in Class” for Price by StockBrokers.com"

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May 2016

Firstrade - "Homepage Feature"

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February 2016

Merrill Edge - "Awards Page"

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February 2016

TD Ameritrade - "Awards Page"

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February 2016

E*TRADE - "Awards Page"

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February 2016

OptionsHouse - "Homepage Feature"

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February 2016

TradeStation - "TradeStation Rated “#1 Platform Technology”..."

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February 2016

TradeStation - "Awards Page"

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February 2016

TradeKing - "Homepage Feature"

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February 2016

Lightspeed Trading - "Lightspeed Trading Ranked #1 for Active Trading by StockBrokers.com"

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February 2016

Fidelity - Homepage Feature

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February 2016

Fidelity Investments - "Awards Page"

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February 2016

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August 2015

namePros - Inside Interview: The $185,000 StockBrokers.com Domain Name

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May 2015

Daily Reckoning - Genevieve LeFranc, "The Best Online Brokers"

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April 2015

Forbes - Sandra MacGregor, "7 Secrets From A Wall Street Trader"

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March 2015

E*TRADE - "E*TRADE Earns Two First Place Awards..."

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February 2015

TD Ameritrade - "TD Ameritrade Named Best Broker by StockBrokers.com for Fourth Straight Year"

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February 2015

TradeStation - "TradeStation Rated "#1 Platform Technology"..."

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October 2014

TD Ameritrade - "We hate to brag, so we'll let others do it for us."

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October 2014

CNBC - Evelyn Cheng, "A new way to get in on Chinese stocks"

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September 2014

Fox Business - Donna Fuscaldo, "How Much are You Paying in Investment Fees?"

June 2014

U.S. Senate, Subcommittee on Investigations - "Noted in Steven Quirk's Testimony..."

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June 2014

The Street - Jonathan Yates, "Three Reasons to Buy Shares Through the London Stock Exchange"

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April 2014

Chicago Tribune - Blain discusses industry trends"How Trading Technologies is adapting to a fast-changing industry"

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April 2014

E*TRADE - "Earnings Call Mention - Q1 2014 Results"

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March 2014

Merrill Edge - "Merrill Edge® Recognized for Outstanding Performance, Receives Prominent Industry Accolades"

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March 2014

E*TRADE - "E*TRADE Earns Five Best-in-Class and Two First-Place Ratings from StockBrokers.com"

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February 2014

Abnormal Returns - "Saturday links: pursuit of alpha"

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February 2014

Market Folly - "What We're Reading"

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February 2014

Scottrade - "Scottrade: No. 1 in Overall Client Experience for Third Consecutive Year"

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February 2014

TD Ameritrade - "TD Ameritrade named #1 Overall Broker for Third Straight Year by StockBrokers.com"

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February 2014

TradingView - "Robust 2014 Broker Review By StockBrokers.com"

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January 2014

TradeKing - "Awards"

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October 2013

TD Ameritrade - "Earnings Call Mention - Q4 2013 Results"

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April 2013

TD Ameritrade - "Earnings Call Mention - Q2 2013 Results"

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March 2013

Abnormal Returns - "Saturday links: trading vs. investing"

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February 2013

TradeStation - "TradeStation Named "Best Platform Technology" in StockBrokers.com 2013 Online Broker Review"

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February 2013

The Big Picture - "10 MidWeek AM Reads"

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February 2013

Market Folly - "What We're Reading"

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January 2015

TradeKing - "Awards"

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January 2013

TD Ameritrade - "TD Ameritrade Named #1 Broker for Second Straight Year by StockBrokers.com"

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Summer 2012

thinkMoney - "thinkorswim Futures & Forex ratings"

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April 2012

Tradestreaming - "Blain on "Tradestreaming" with Zack Miller"

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March 2012

Scottrade - "StockBrokers.com Rates Scottrade with Best Overall Client Experience"

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January 2012

TD Ameritrade - "TD Ameritrade Ranked Number One Overall Broker by StockBrokers.com"

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September 2011

Futures Magazine - "Special section: Forex broker review"

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August 2011

TheStreet - "thinkorswim by TD Ameritrade Receives 5-Star Rating in Stockbrokers.com '2011 Forex Broker Review'"

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July 2011

Futures Magazine - "Six Tips For Trading Stocks In Volatile Times"

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June 2011

Money Magazine - "Managing Your Money: Faster, Better, Cheaper"

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May 2011

TheStreet.com - "Sizing Up Trade Costs"

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April 2011

WIOX Radio NY - "Blain on "Money Train" with Chris Gaddis"

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February 2011

Barron's - "Does Your Broker Merit a Valentine?"

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February 2011

Domain Name Wire - "StockBrokers.com Sells for $185,000"

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