Merrill Edge is an investment brokerage firm headquartered in Bank of America acquired Merrill Lynch in 2008. In 2010, Merrill Edge was launched to streamline investing for clients. Now, Merrill Edge offers investing and brokerage services, plus guidance, tools and resources to help clients reach their financial goals. Clients can choose from stocks, bonds, options, ETFS and mutual funds, or else opt for professionally managed portfolios. Merrill Edge provides online tools and mobile investing apps so clients can stay on top of market information and portfolio details at any time. More active traders can take advantage of Merrill Edge MarketPro, which provides real-time market analysis, research, and trading and analysis tools. Merrill Edge also offers guidance and solutions for retirement, college savings plans and small businesses.