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Schwab Trading Services™


Schwab is a great choice for active traders. Get our most advanced and intuitive tools, extensive trading education, support from dedicated specialists, and more. Just open a Schwab brokerage account from this page to be enrolled in Trading Services.

What do I get with Trading Services?

All the benefits of our popular Schwab One® brokerage or IRA account, plus:

What are the fees and commissions?

The fees and commissions associated with Schwab Trading Services are the same as other Schwab accounts:

  • Service fees: $01
  • Account minimum: $1,000
  • Commissions: $8.95 per online equity trade;2 $0 per Schwab ETF online trade in your Schwab account3
  • Low Margin Rates—Get competitive rates from Schwab. Borrow against the securities in your portfolio and increase your buying power.

To be enrolled in Trading Services, open an account online using the ‘Apply now’ button on this page or call us.

Already a client? Log in to enroll an existing Schwab brokerage account online.

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Ready to bring your trading to Schwab?

Get 500 commission-free online equity and options trades for an entire year.

Need Help? Call
888-245-6864 to speak to a dedicated Trading Services on-boarding services representative.

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Apply Now or call 888-245-6864 to speak to a dedicated Trading Services on-boarding services representative.

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Schwab Trading Services is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 252.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Sometimes good & sometimes bad Other people are trading immediately after the market closes but at schwab you must wait till 15 minutes after the market closes. Also I get notices that I have violated some rule on a trade but when I point out the facts, they argue with me, then later admit that I was OK to trade because I was using a cash account and not a margin account. It's bothersome.
Date published: 2016-12-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from
Date published: 2016-12-09
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Street Smart Edge Great looking platform but I can't use it on my Chrome Book. Very frustrating.I would recommend it if I could use it.
Date published: 2016-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from
Date published: 2016-11-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Truly A COMPREHENSIVE site Truly A COMPREHENSIVE site and the services are very professional
Date published: 2016-11-09
Rated 3 out of 5 by from weak discussions need to contact advisor, no input from Schwab, no warnings about issues
Date published: 2016-11-07
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Trading fees/commissions aren't competitive...period. Schwab's promotions (i.e. 500 free trades, when funding a new account etc.) are a joke, as any serious trader will end up giving up and back any savings by paying exorbitant commissions after the 500 trades. Schwab will try and justify the commissions and deflect the issue by touting the services they offer. Services are generally fair. Schwab could cut down on their overhead by eliminating the weekend personnel who offer realistically nothing more than an answering service referral to the regular active traders Monday-Friday. Fine for mutual funds, but not a trader's broker for stocks and options etc. Advice to Schwab....initiate competitive trading commissions and fees!
Date published: 2015-12-17
Rated 2 out of 5 by from unfair treatment I have been a client for many years and now I am being forced to change brokerage companies for unexplained reasons.
Date published: 2015-08-07
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