Popular Commission-Free ETFs

Earlier this month, Charles Schwab (NYSE: SCHW), one of the largest discount brokers in the U.S., unveiled a significant expansion of its Schwab ETF OneSource commission-free exchange traded funds platform.

Already substantial in terms of number of offerings, OneSource added 65 from various issuers to Schwab ETF OneSource, bring the number of commission-free offerings on the platform to 182. Seven ETF providers — ALPS, Direxion Investments, Global X Funds, IndexIQ, PIMCO, ProShares and WisdomTree (NasdaqGS: WETF) – joined OneSource. [Schwab Expands Commission-Free ETF Lineup]

With original members State Street (NYSE: STT), Guggenheim, Invesco’s (NYSE: IVZ) PowerShares, ETF Securities, U.S. Commodity Funds and Schwab’s own lineup of ETFs, OneSource now offers select ETFs from 13 issuers on a commission-free basis. The entire list can be viewed here.

With that in mind, we decided to have a look at some of the more well-known commission-free offerings on the Schwab platform, an endeavor we will repeat in the future with the commission-free platforms from Fidelity and TD Ameritrade.

Our list is agnostic in terms of asset class and issuers. Let’s get started with the…