Charles Schwab to Host Live Online Educational Event for Active Traders

  Charles Schwab to Host Live Online Educational Event for Active Traders

Workshops on key trading topics to be streamed live on March 28^th

Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO -- March 27, 2013

Charles Schwab is making it even easier for investors to sharpen their trading
skills. As part of its continuing commitment to investor education, Schwab
will host a virtual education event for active traders on Thursday, March 28,
2013. Workshops on essential trading topics such as navigating today’s
markets, stock selection and chart pattern recognition will be streamed live
and free of charge, over the internet.

“With the stock market hovering around all-time highs, our active trader
clients tell us they want a better understanding of the current trading
landscape and are seeking new strategies for success,” said Kelli Keough,
Senior Vice President for Client Experience at Charles Schwab. “By offering
this type of guidance in a virtual online environment, we are giving traders a
chance to gain valuable market insight without having to leave the comfort of
their home or office.”

Schwab’s latest virtual trader event will stream live from Denver, Colorado,
on Thursday, March 28, 2013. Anyone interested in joining this free virtual
event can visit www.schwab.com/traderevent to register. The educational
workshops include:

  *5:00 – 6:00 PM MDT: “Trading in Today’s Markets with a Focus on Q1 2013,”
    with Randy Frederick, Managing Director of Active Trading and Derivatives
    at the Schwab Center for Financial Research.
  *6:15 – 7:15 PM MDT: “Stock Selection for Traders.”
  *7:30 – 8:30 PM MDT: “Chart Pattern Recognition in StreetSmart Edge®.”

Between workshops, online participants can download event materials from the
Resource Library and visit the virtual Exhibit Hall to chat with Schwab
representatives.

Schwab’s virtual trader events are the latest enhancement to the robust
educational resources available to Schwab clients. Schwab also offers live
in-branch educational workshops, live online workshops and on-demand online
webinars. The Schwab Learning Center provides clients with access to a broad
range of educational content for various skill levels—including articles and
pre-recorded seminars, as well as live events and webcasts—all in a central
location. The Learning Center also offers clients an Active Trader catalog,
which provides educational resources on a range of trading topics.

Schwab provides active traders with cutting-edge trading platforms, free
seminars and workshops, online education resources and24-hour access to
experienced trading specialists, with no minimum trade requirements. For more
information, please visit www.schwab.com/AT or call 888-245-6864.

For more information about Schwab’s active trader education offering, visit
www.schwabat.com/education.

About Charles Schwab

The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) is a leading provider of financial
services, with more than 300 offices and 8.8 million active brokerage
accounts, 1.6 million corporate retirement plan participants, 881,000 banking
accounts, and $2.04 trillion in client assets as of February 28, 2013.The
companywas ranked "Highest in Investor Satisfaction With Self-Directed
Services" in the 2012 US Self-Directed Investor Satisfaction Study^SM from J.D
Power and Associates. Through its operating subsidiaries, the company provides
a full range of securities brokerage, banking, money management and financial
advisory services to individual investors and independent investment advisors.
Its broker-dealer subsidiary, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. (member SIPC,
www.sipc.org), and affiliates offer a complete range of investment services
and products including an extensive selection of mutual funds; financial
planning and investment advice; retirement plan and equity compensation plan
services; compliance and trade monitoring solutions; referrals to independent
fee-based investment advisors; and custodial, operational and trading support
for independent, fee-based investment advisors through its Advisor Services
division. Its banking subsidiary, Charles Schwab Bank (member FDIC and an
Equal Housing Lender), provides trust and custody services, banking and
lending services and products. Investment products offered by Charles Schwab &
Co., Inc. are not insured by the FDIC, are not deposits or obligations of
Charles Schwab Bank, and are subject to investment risk, including the
possible loss of principal invested. More information is available at
www.schwab.com and www.aboutschwab.com. (0313-2496)

Contact:

Charles Schwab
Erin Montgomery, 212-403-9271
Erin.Montgomery@schwab.com
or
Intermarket Communications
Nick Lawler, 212-754-5613
nlawler@intermarket.com
 
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