Former Scottrade Execs Announce Acquisition of MarketRiders — The Original Robo-Advisor

Customers Will Enjoy Newly Enhanced Managed Portfolio Robo-Advisor Services

ST. LOUIS, MO–(Marketwired – Mar 1, 2017) – Former Scottrade executives Jonathan Yao and Kristopher Wallace today announced the acquisition of MarketRiders, the first robo-advisor. Since its inception in 2008, MarketRiders, the pioneering force behind the robo-advisory space, has helped over 15,000 investors (representing $5 billion in assets) create and manage their own investment portfolios. MarketRiders was acquired through its parent company — Sogo Financial Group, Inc. — which also owns leading discount broker SogoTrade.
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SogoTrade Ranks “Best in Class for Commissions and Fees” For The Second Year In A Row By StockBrokers.com

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — SogoTrade received a ranking of “Best in Class” among the top online stock brokers for low cost commissions and fees, and a remarkable 4 stars for both customer service and options trading in the 2017 Online Broker Review by StockBrokers.com.

“SogoTrade is honored to rank among the best brokers for low-cost commissions and fees,” said Jonathan Yao, CEO at SogoTrade. “We strive to offer the lowest stock trade commissions in the industry.”

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SogoTrade Lowers Commission To $3 For New Customers

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Starting February 1, 2017, SogoTrade began offering $3 trades for one full year to any new customers opening an account with $10,000 or more.

With TD Ameritrade about to acquire Scottrade, SogoTrade will become the lone discount online brokerage firm in St. Louis, Missouri. With the ongoing mergers and acquisitions within the online brokerage industry, SogoTrade is making waves to reel in new customers.

“In the past year and a half, SogoTrade has been evolving our brand image,” said Jonathan Yao, CEO at SogoTrade. “Our recently redesigned website – which is easy to navigate and modern in appearance – reflects who we are as a financial services company. Now, we are reducing our already low commissions rates for a limited time to encourage online investors who haven’t yet tried SogoTrade to give us a try. This promotion is quite bold for SogoTrade, but it reflects our commitment to investors and to the future of our company. We plan to be around for a very long time.”

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SOGOTRADE, INC. unveils redesigned website

St. Louis, MO, June 22, 2016 – SogoTrade, Inc. announced today the launch of a redesigned version of its website, www.SogoTrade.com. Key features of this new site include a modern look and feel with incorporated parallax, a responsive, mobile-friendly design, the ability to login to online trading from any page of the website within the secure header, and a variety of header and footer links for an engaging experience.

“SogoTrade is in the process of updating our brand image,” said Jonathan Yao, CEO at SogoTrade. “We’re proud of our products and services and thankful for our loyal customer base. We want our customers to feel proud of SogoTrade, too. This updated image if forward-thinking and reflects our vision for the future. The newly designed SogoTrade.com sets us apart from our competition, and we are excited to reintroduce ourselves to current and prospective customers.” Continue reading “SOGOTRADE, INC. unveils redesigned website”