Why Trade at Schwab
At Schwab, we’re committed to providing best-in-class trading services with the premium resources you’d expect from the world’s most admired securities company.
Schwab’s Active Trading services include smarter trading tools, support from trading specialists, and comprehensive trader education—now with no trade minimum required.
Powerful, intuitive trading tools designed to help you make smarter trades:
- Chart pattern recognition shows technical signals intraday
- Proprietary Symbol Hub organizes tools along a trader’s workflow
- Innovative features provide easier access to order and position control
Education for Traders
Access a one-stop, comprehensive resource for developing your trading skills. The Learning Center provides:
- On-demand workshops
- Registration links to live in branch and online trading workshops
- Platform tutorials, tool guides, and more
In addition to our Active Trading services, as a Schwab client you get full access to market insights and research, along with a variety of non-trading investment solutions.
Expert Insight and Research
Extensive offering includes the best from Schwab and third parties:
- Expert market commentary and research from Schwab
- Impartial third-party insights from leading industry sources
More Than Trading
Simplify your financial life by consolidating your assets with Schwab:
- Trade, invest, even bank and borrow at a single trusted firm.
- Great rates on convenient lines of credit and mortgage loans
- High yield investor checking and savings accounts
†Restrictions apply: The $8.95 flat commission does not apply to foreign stock transactions, large block transactions requiring special handling, employer negotiated commission schedules applicable to equity compensation transactions, or restricted stock transactions. Foreign ordinary shares that trade online in the U.S. over-the-counter (OTC) market and do not settle in the U.S. will have a $50 foreign transaction fee added to the cost of the transaction. All broker-assisted and automated phone trades are subject to service charges. A minimum deposit of $1,000 is required to open most Schwab brokerage accounts. Waivers may apply. See the Charles Schwab Pricing Guide for details. Employee equity compensation transactions are subject to separate commission schedules.
*Free trades expire 180 days after account approval, up to 250 trades total. Applies to base online equity, ETF, and option commissions only. Option per-contract and foreign transaction fees still apply. To qualify, deposit $50,000. Other commission-free trade offers may be available if you deposit less than $50,000 -- call 888-245-6864 for terms. Commission-free trades will be assigned following determination of eligibility by Schwab. Account and assets deposited must be new to Schwab. Assets transferred from optionsXpress, Inc. or other Schwab affiliates are excluded. Current Schwab clients and households are not eligible. Offer valid until 06/30/2013. Offer is nontransferable, limited to one per household, and may not be combined with other offers. Accounts ineligible for this offer include, without limitation: 401(k), 403(b), Custodial, 529 Plan and Estate accounts. Only trades placed through Schwab.com, Schwab trading platform applications and Schwab Wireless are eligible for free trades. No credit will be given for unexecuted trades. Domestic, nonprofessional accounts only. Schwab, Schwab-affiliated, broker-dealer and exchange employees are not eligible. Other exceptions may apply. Schwab reserves the right to restrict this offer at any time.
Schwab’s Active Trading services are available by request. Call 888-245-6864 to request access (a Schwab brokerage account is required). Schwab reserves the right to restrict or modify access at any time.
Symbols and price and volume data shown here are for illustrative purposes only, and do not constitute a recommendation by Schwab to buy or sell a particular security.
Schwab does not recommend the use of technical analysis as a sole means of investment research.