OMAHA, Nebraska — Online brokerage TD Ameritrade says it handled 4 percent more trades per day in April as investors worried about slower economic growth.
The Omaha, Nebraska-based company said Thursday that it handled an average of 383,000 client trades per day in April. That's 4 percent higher than last April and 6 percent higher than March 2013.
The amount of money Ameritrade clients trust the firm to hold also grew 16 percent over last year. At the end of April, Ameritrade held $524.4 billion in total client assets.
The company's monthly activity statistics give the market an idea of investors' mood.