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Paladin Research Report for: TradeKing Advisors

Tradeking

Paladin Transparency Index (PTI)

4.0

Data compiled from company, regulatory agency (SEC, FINRA), and third party websites. Did Not Disclose (DND) means Paladin could not find this information on the Internet. Advisory firms can submit updated information to Paladin Research. Paladin will update the OFA report if it can validate the information.

  • Type of Financial Firm: Online Financial Advisor (OFA)
  • URL: www.tradekingadvisors.com
  • Year Established: 2014
  • Headquarters Location: Charlotte, NC
  • Most Recent Update: 8/25/15

Types of Financial Services

  • Investment advice and services

Registration & Licensing

  • SEC: 801-79305
  • CRD: 170301
  • IARD: 170301
  • Disclosures (SEC.gov): No disclosures

Contact Information

  • Email: service@tradekingadvisors.com
  • Telephone: 800-425-3205
  • Human Contact: Yes
  • Type of Contact: Email, phone

Minimums

  • Minimum Asset Requirement: $10,000 (Core portfolio) $25,000 (Momentum portfolio)
  • Minimum Fee: $6.25/month (Core portfolio) and $21/month (Momentum portfolio)
  • Free Offer(s): None

Combined Fees

  • Service Initiation Fees: None
  • Annual Fee: .25% to .50% depending on balances and portfolio choice
  • Annual Third Party Fee(s): Yes
  • Examples of Third Parties: Can be: ETF's, Index Funds, Mutual Funds, Broker/Dealers

Scope of Business

  • Number of Users: 400 (Source: ADV; as of 8/25/15)
  • Assets (Paid): $8,300,000 (Source: ADV; as of 8/25/15)
  • Assets (Free): 0 (Source: ADV; as of 8/25/15)

Investment Services

  • Number of Portfolios: 2 categories: Core portfolio or Momentum portfolio
  • Types of Investments: Primarily ETF's and ETN's
  • Investment Managers: DND

Additional Investment Services

  • Data Aggregation Services: No
  • Tax Loss Harvesting: No
  • Rebalancing: Yes
  • Account Liquidity: DND
  • Investor Discretion: Some

Additional Information

  • Clearing & Custody: Tradeking clears/settles through Apex clearing corporation
  • Mobile Application: Yes

Paladin Transparency Rating (PTI)

  • 4.0

Interview

  • None

Comments

  • Tradeking advisors has an agreement with Ibbotson (owned by morningstar) Associates whereby Ibbotson acts an an investment advisor to Tradeking advisors.

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