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Schwab Live: Answers

Don’t miss Schwab Live, taking place April 12th. Set Reminder

Be part of the Conversation with Schwab Specialists

Join a live stream of Schwab’s Trading Services specialists as they share their perspectives on current events, emerging market trends, and timely trade ideas. They’ll even take time to answer questions submitted directly by traders like you.

Tune in November 3rd for commentary on:

  • • The Presidential election season and its effect on the markets
  • • Interesting opportunities from emerging sectors and industries
  • • Potential changes to interest rates
  • • Market trends you can act on

And insights from special guests:

  • • Theresa Carey, Freelance writer and author of Digital Investor column at Barron's
  • • Adam Johnson, Founder and Author of Bullseye Brief
  • • Scott Redler, Chief Strategic Officer,
  • • Stacey Gilbert, Head of Derivative Strategy at Susquehanna Financial Group

Take a look behind the scenes

Meet our trading specialists

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Randy Frederick

Vice President of Trading and Derivatives

Randy, a respected industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience, writes blogs and educational articles for Schwab’s website and client newsletters. He is one of the early architects of Schwab’s options trading platforms and analytics tools. What he enjoys most about his job is the overlap between his personal passion for trading and the markets, and the research, analysis, education, and PR that his role at Schwab requires.
View recent market commentary from Randy >

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Lou Mercer

Trading Solutions Regional Manager for Northern California

Part of the Schwab family since 2006, Lou focuses on helping traders find the solutions they need to move their trading skills forward. He conducts local seminars on educational topics, including risk management, technical analysis, profit taking strategies, options trading, and trading software. He’s passionate about helping traders find the solutions they need to move their trading skills forward.

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Kevin Horner

Senior Specialist, Trading Services Education

With over 19 years at Schwab, Kevin focuses on helping clients develop and hone their trading skills. The most gratifying part of his job is showing people how to filter through the noise of the market to better understand how their own emotions can affect their trading success.

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Lee Bohl

Market Manager, Chartered Market Technician

Lee Bohl has over 30 years of investment experience and is a Chartered Market Technician. He leads a weekly Schwab webinar called Charting the Markets where he provides market analysis and answers trading questions in real time. While he has been in involved in many facets of the brokerage industry, he currently focuses primarily on technical analysis, trading strategies, and trading software.
View articles and commentary from Lee >

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Kathy Jones

Senior Vice President, Chief Fixed Income Strategist

Kathy Jones is responsible for interest rate and currency analysis, as well as Fixed Income education for investors at Schwab. Jones has covered global bond, foreign currency and commodity markets extensively throughout her career as an investment analyst and strategist, working with both institutional and retail clients.

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Michael T. Townsend

Vice President of the Office of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs

With Schwab since 2000, Michael analyzes legislative and regulatory proposals to determine how they would affect individual investors, retirement plan participants, and investment advisers. He also handles a variety of policy issues and is responsible for development and implementation of the firm’s public policy communications strategy.

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Schwab Live: Conversations

featuring renowned political statistician and Founder of FiveThirtyEight,

Nate Silver
Wednesday, November 9th.
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