This Week’s ETF Launches: Schwab Adds Another Ultra-Cheap ETF to Its Lineup

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As many of you know, I'm a regular contributor over at One of the features I write every week is the "New ETF Launches" column. Since the information in the column should be useful to ETF Focus readers, I'm going to regularly publish it here as well.



Since it launched its first ETF back in 2009, Charles Schwab has become one of the lowest cost ETF providers in the world. In all, it offers 13 different funds with expense ratios under 0.1%. It adds a 14th fund this week with its latest offering.

Here are this week’s new fund launches:

Ticker Name Issuer Launch Date Category Expense Ratio
(CHGX) Change Finance Diversified Impact U.S. Large Cap Fossil Fuel Free ETF Change Finance 10/06/2017 Large Cap Blend Equities 0.75%
(VGFO) Virtus WMC Global Factor Opportunities ETF Virtus ETF Solutions 10/10/2017 Global Equities 0.49%
(SCHK) Schwab 1000 Index ETF Charles Schwab 10/11/2017 Large Cap Blend Equities 0.05%
(USMC) Principal U.S. Mega-Cap Multi-Factor Index ETF Principal Funds 10/11/2017 Large Cap Blend Equities 0.12%
(DIAL) Columbia Diversified Fixed Income Allocation ETF Columbia Threadneedle Investments 10/12/2017 Total Bond Market 0.28%
(KEMQ) KraneShares Emerging Markets Consumer Technology ETF KraneShares 10/12/2017 Emerging Markets Equities 0.79%
(KGRN) KraneShares MSCI China Environment ETF KraneShares 10/13/2017 China Equities 0.79%

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