About First Clearing...


A Commitment to Quality

As part of our commitment to providing quality service to its clients, First Clearing, LLC provides the benefit of a firm with a long heritage in the full-service brokerage business and the strength of Wells Fargo, one of the largest bank holding companies in America.

Headquartered in St Louis, Missouri, First Clearing, LLC (FCC) provides quality securities-execution and brokerage-clearance services to retail securities firms throughout the United States. First Clearing, LLC is also a member of the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, and other major exchanges.

The firm's expansive operations facility—with more than 1,000 service-driven associates—offers unparalleled products, services, technology and operations support.

A Partnership That Benefits You

Clients of First Clearing, LLC have a broad array of high-quality financial services at competitive prices, which helps provide solutions for your unique financial needs and provide you with the information and resources to invest intelligently in today's fast-moving securities markets.

Wide Range of Products and Services

First Clearing, LLC's long experience in serving some of the most respected securities firms in America allows us to offer you both traditional and innovative financial services:

  • Asset-management accounts with check-writing and ATM access
  • Personal financial planning services
  • A full range of retirement plans for individuals and businesses, and analysis to help you decide which ones are right for you
  • Traditional brokerage accounts
  • A variety of fee-based brokerage accounts for stocks—where you pay an annual fee (based on the assets in your account) in lieu of individual commissions—and receive quarterly performance reviews
  • A fee-based mutual fund consulting service that gives you access to more than 1,900 no-load and load-waived funds
  • Strategic and tactical asset-allocation services
  • Special services for retired investors
  • Private credit line (margin account)
  • Unbiased investment research from Morningstar, S&P Capital IQ, Credit Suisse, Moody's Investor Services, and the Wells Fargo Investment Institute.
  • Timely investment strategy and mutual fund reports, including specific stock and fund recommendations

Advanced Technology

In addition to providing superior trade executions, First Clearing, LLC has state-of-the-art tools that open the doors to major financial markets around the world. Online communications allow our brokers to provide clients with instant access to current securities quotes, top news, and up-to-the-minute information on your investments.

Operations and Execution Support

First Clearing, LLC provides efficient execution services for trading stocks, bonds, and other securities on your behalf. In addition, they properly document and clear all transactions, including collection and payment of dividends and interest, processing corporate reorganizations, trade confirmations, monthly or quarterly statements, custody of assets, and annual tax-reporting summaries.

Account Protection

First Clearing, LLC provides securities in your account through the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC). This coverage does not protect against losses from any change in the market values of investments.

Our Commitment to Excellence

We hope this helps explain the many benefits you'll reap through First Clearing, LLC. Our goal is to provide you with high-quality service and execution. We prosper by helping you prosper. That simple fact is at the center of everything we do. In a highly competitive business, that focus has helped us enjoy a steady pattern of dynamic growth. At First Clearing, LLC, we put our clients first.