The fee wars continue to heat up with Schwab lowering the expense ratio on its U.S. Small Cap...

|About: Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF (SCHA)|By:, SA News Editor

The fee wars continue to heat up with Schwab lowering the expense ratio on its U.S. Small Cap ETF (SCHA) by 20%, to 0.08% (prospectus). Vanguard's VB charges 10 basis points while iShares' IJR charges 0.16%. Round-trip transaction costs even the playing field somewhat with the average bid-ask cheapest for IJR (0.02%) followed by VB (0.03%) and SCHA (0.04%).