May 07, 2013 by nmoran With the majority of the brokerage firms in our e-Monitor coverage group (17 of 19) now on Twitter, we decided to take a closer look at how these firms are using their Twitter accounts. We found that many of the brokerages we examined are active on Twitter, tweeting and retweeting valuable information to users. However, there is still room for improvement, especially in the areas of response rates and account verification.
August 16, 2012 by nmoran optionsXpress combined several pre-existing screeners and strategy resources to create a new all-in-one Idea Hub research and trading tool for the private investor site. The tool contains four distinct screens or “Pods” – Big Movers, Earnings, Premium Harvesting and Covered Calls. Clients may perform research, view charts and trade from within the tool. A new […]
April 17, 2012 by nmoran Last November, Ameriprise Financial incorporated LinkedIn’s professional network to its Find an Advisor search tool on the public site. In addition to being able to search for advisors by geographic location or by an advisor’s name, prospective clients may now login to their personal LinkedIn profiles and determine whether they share pre-existing connections with Ameriprise advisors. […]