What's New: Trading, Research, and Rebalancing

Schwab Advisor Center® has digital tools and resources to help you onboard new relationships, support your clients, and scale your business. Below you can learn about the latest enhancements and resources, or explore recent updates by clicking on a topic.

Consolidated view for researching managed account product information

You no longer need to navigate to two different areas of Schwab Advisor Center® to conduct managed account research. Now you can view and research all managed account product information in one consolidated section of Schwab Advisor Center by navigating to Managed Accounts under the Research tab.

New navigation includes:

  • Overview: General information about managed accounts
  • Money Managers: List of money managers
  • Investment Strategies: List of strategies available in Marketplace, Access, and Select
  • News: List of platform- and strategy-specific news
  • Quick Links: List of links to help you navigate to other resources

We've also enhanced the search and filter capabilities on this page to help you find information quickly.

May 2020 (0520-0PK0)

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Easily review important characteristics without manual calculations

You can now easily view regional allocations and value and growth measures when using the equity and fixed income portfolio analysis tool, providing valuable summary information for client portfolios without the need to manually calculate values.

On the Regions tab, you can see at a glance how the investments in a portfolio are invested across various geographical areas, while the Value and Growth tab makes it easy to ensure that portfolios remain aligned with clients' investment risk parameters.

You can access these new features on the Portfolio Analysis Equity tab from the Positions, Trading, or Trading Watchlist tabs on Schwab Advisor Center®. In addition, you can export these and other portfolio analysis tabs into Microsoft Excel®, either individually or in a group.

February 2020 (0220-0G32)

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New enhancements improve visibility for cash positions

To continue to enhance the trading platform and improve flexibility, we recently introduced new improvements to the Trade from Positions page, including:

  • Accounts Holding Cash: This new filter under Add Accounts lets you quickly view all accounts with cash available.
  • Use the new Cash and Cash Equivalence column, along with the Estimated (Est.) Amount column to quickly evaluate the total available cash in the account and compare it with the estimated impact that an order will have on that total.

With these enhancements, it's even easier for traders to use available cash to create new positions without ever leaving the trading interface. We will continue enhancing the trade from positions feature in the coming months, to ensure that our tools support the way you trade.

January 2020 (0120-9MZP)

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Reports cover important topics including ETFs, mutual funds, and more

As part of our ongoing effort to provide you with the information you need to make smart trading decisions for your clients, we have expanded the amount of timely market commentary from CFRA that’s available within the Research tab. You’ll find this content at the following locations:

  • CFRA ETF Report for individual ETFs on the ETFs summary page
  • CFRA Mutual Fund report for individual mutual funds on the Mutual Funds summary page
  • CFRA Sam Stovall Sector Watch and CFRA Outlook commentary on the Market Reports page

We encourage you to explore these, and all of the other in-depth information available on the Research tab, today.

September 2019 (0919-9ZTG)

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