1800 ETFs trade free through Vanguard

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whatchamacallit
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1800 ETFs trade free through Vanguard

Post by whatchamacallit » Mon Jul 02, 2018 12:58 pm

Almost all ETFs will trade free excluding leveraged funds.

https://investornews.vanguard/coming-in ... investors/
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Re: 1800 ETFs trade free through Vanguard

Post by geaux saints » Mon Jul 02, 2018 2:38 pm

That's really great news; hopefully that means no more commissions on Gold ETF purchases!
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Re: 1800 ETFs trade free through Vanguard

Post by ochotona » Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:43 pm

Wonder how the other firms will respond
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Re: 1800 ETFs trade free through Vanguard

Post by thisisallen » Mon Jul 02, 2018 9:51 pm

Companies that already offer free ETF trading like M1Finance May still have an advantage because they offer purchase of fractionalized shares resulting in all of your investment amount being utilized.
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Re: 1800 ETFs trade free through Vanguard

Post by portfolyness » Sat Sep 08, 2018 7:07 pm

There's a pretty good list - https://personal.vanguard.com/pdf/etfcfl.pdf
The notable things is that SCHA, SCHB, SCHF, and GLDM are all on the list.

If you're not optimizing for day-trade pricing, fidelity's zero expense ratio funds (i.e. FZROX/FZILX), or owning direct gold/tbills, you can essentially build a PP or GB portfolio entirely within vanguard.
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Re: 1800 ETFs trade free through Vanguard

Post by ochotona » Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:31 pm

That Fidelity auto-roll Treasury reinvestment is convenient.
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Re: 1800 ETFs trade free through Vanguard

Post by portfolyness » Sun Sep 09, 2018 12:14 pm

Yeah, plan to still use fidelity for FZROX/FZILX and direct treasury purchases - VLGSX/VSBSX/VUSXX have still been serving as the initial step though for T-Bills. Will keep a Schwab acct in a small way for foreign debit card / checking.

If I was younger version of myself that didn't invest the past year in learning plaintextaccounting and didn't have time to think about investing, I'd consider just using vanguard for everything - just remembering to save the csv files every few months for when I find time to get more sophisticated.
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