Schwab Puts StreetSmart Edge® in the Cloud

Faced with the explosion of different computing devices, Schwab has provided a relatively platform insensitive way for Schwab customers to use its flagship StreetSmart Edge® (SSE) package (review).  It uses session virtualization to shift the heavy memory and CPU requirements of SSE from your machine to theirs.  The only thing left for your computer to do is to refresh your display information and pass keystrokes / …

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Review of StreetSmart Edge

Review Streetsmart Edge (SSE) can be launched/downloaded from the  Schwab website.  Schwab has made StreetSmart Edge available to all account holders.  A call to their helpline (800-435-9050) is required to set it up.   If you want to run SSE on an underpowered computer, are having performance problems, or want to run on a Mac check out the cloud version of SSE, see this post for …

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Free option charts

I have only found one site that offers completely free option charts for stocks, Exchange Traded Products, and indexes:  BigCharts.  I provide more information about it below. Recently Schwab (StreetSmart Pro)  and Fidelity (Active Trader Pro and standard web site) have started offering option charts to customers, but they require you to at least setup an account with them.  Neither of these use the “standard” …

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Ex-Dividend Archive information: iShares, PIMCO, Schwab, and SPDR ETFs

Below I have provided links to the 2019 website links for dividend distribution schedules for various Exchange Traded Product (ETP) providers.  For historical dividend information, I recommend the Dividend Investor site. Alerian website link for dividend declaration, ex-dividend, record, and distribution dates Invesco website link with ex-dividend and pay information. iShares website link for 2019 ex-dividend and pay date information.  Includes ETFs tracking iBoxx, Barclays, JP Morgan, Dow Jones, …

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