Scottrade’s new Mutual Funds Center is designed to be more user-friendly so our customers can easily identify and select mutual funds that fit their unique criteria
St. Louis, MO (Vocus) December 12, 2007
Scottrade, a leading branch-supported online investment firm , is making it easier to research and select mutual funds with the roll out of a new Mutual Funds Center. The new Mutual Funds Center will be available to Scottrade customers after the market close on Thursday, Dec. 13.
Features of Scottrade’s new Mutual Funds Center include:
- An easy-to-use mutual funds screener that can search funds by availability and other criteria, such as whether a fund is on Scottrade’s no transaction fee platform.
- Detailed Lipper Leader® ratings for all mutual funds to help investors select funds that meet their individual investment styles and goals.
- Detailed expense information.
- Real-time customizable charts, with Scottrade SmartText™, which describes each chart in plain English.
- A new comparison tool that easily compares up to five mutual funds at a time.
“Scottrade’s new Mutual Funds Center is designed to be more user-friendly so our customers can easily identify and select mutual funds that fit their unique criteria,” said Kevin Dodson, Scottrade Director of Product Development. “The new Mutual Funds Center is one of several enhancements we are rolling out to help investors quickly and easily find investment opportunities to help them reach their financial goals.”
The launch of the new Mutual Funds Center for Scottrade customers coincides with the launch of a new Stock Market Info & Research section available to all investors on http://www.scottrade.com that includes a stock screener, news and commentary and stock quotes.
Scottrade currently offers more than 10,000 mutual funds, including over 1,100 no transaction fee mutual funds. For more information about Scottrade’s Mutual Funds Center, visit http://www.scottrade.com/MediaContent/WebCast.asp.
Scottrade is a leader in online investing, serving individual investors who are comfortable making their own investment decisions. Scottrade is unique in the industry because it boasts low commission rates while offering the largest branch network among online brokerages, with 328 local branch offices nationwide. In October, Scottrade was named Highest in Investor Satisfaction by J.D. Power and Associates for the seventh time. Scottrade.com is the online trading site of Scottrade, Inc. and offers customers the convenience of placing many orders online for just $7 per trade. In addition to its online capabilities, Scottrade staffs each easily accessible branch location with a branch manager plus additional brokers and assistants. For more, visit http://www.scottrade.com.
For more information:
Patricia Lee, Scottrade
(314) 965-1555 ext. 3581
pllee @ scottrade.com