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Schwab announced the decision to reduce online trade commissions for U.S. and Canadian-listed equities and ETFs to $0, and to reduce the base charge on options to $0, as well. As noted in the press release, this action is consistent with the principles on which Chuck Schwab founded this company nearly 45 years ago and with the “Through Clients’ Eyes” strategy we have followed ever since then – which have made the Charles Schwab Corporation so successful. CFO Peter Crawford provides more insight. Read more >
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$3.77T total client assets*
19,800 total employees**
$450.2B all proprietary mutual funds and ETFs**
* As of September 30, 2019. Updated on a monthly basis.
** As of September 30, 2019. Updated on a quarterly basis.
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Schwab continues to earn high praise for its heritage of innovation, modern wealth management capabilities, and customer service.
Schwab scored "Highest in Investor Satisfaction with DIY Self-Directed Services" in the 2019 Self-Directed Investor Satisfaction Study. Schwab also achieved the highest score in interaction; account information; commissions and fees; product offerings; and information resources.
Schwab ranked #3 in "Best in Class" Overall in 2019 by StockBrokers.com. Schwab also ranked "Best in Class" in the Customer Service, Research, Platforms & Tools, Education, Active Trading and Banking categories.
In 2019, Charles Schwab was selected as one of the FORTUNE Top 50 ‘World's Most Admired Companies®’. Schwab also ranked #2 in the Securities and Asset Management category of the list.
Schwab ranked #1 overall in the 2018 Investor’s Business Daily “Best Online Brokers” Survey as well as the #1 spot in the following categories: Customer Service, Low-Cost/Free ETF Trading and Trade Reliability.
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Charles Schwab received the highest numerical score in the DIY segment of the J.D. Power 2019 Self-Directed Investor Satisfaction Study of investors’ satisfaction who use self-directed investment firms. Visit jdpower.com/awards.
StockBrokers.com: "2019 Online Broker Review," published February 19, 2019. Participation in the review is voluntary; a total of 16 online brokers submitted themselves for ranking for the 2019 review. The Online Broker Review assesses participating online brokers on 284 variables across nine categories: Commissions & Fees, Customer Service, Platforms & Tools, Research, Ease-of-Use, Offering of Investments, Education, Mobile Trading, and Banking. All categories, with the exception of "Banking," are factored in to the overall ranking. Star ratings are out of five possible stars and are based on a calculation that combines the variable assessment with an opinion score from 1-10 with 10 "very good" in StockBrokers.com's opinion. Best in Class are online brokers who have placed within the Top 5 for a category. Industry Awards are awarded based on the opinions of StockBrokers.com's research team. Read our 2019 Review. For further information on how the ratings were calculated, see StockBrokers.com's "How We Test".
From FORTUNE Magazine, February 1, 2019. ©2019 Fortune Media IP Limited. FORTUNE and The World’s Most Admired Companies are registered trademarks of Time Inc. and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of Charles Schwab.
From Investor's Business Daily, January 28, 2019, ©2019 Investor's Business Daily, Inc. All rights reserved. Used by permission and protected by the Copyright Laws of the United States. The printing, copying, redistribution or retransmission of this Content without express written permission is prohibited. Results based on an Investor's Business Daily ('IBD") and Technometrica survey of 2,762 visitors to the IBD website between November and December 2018. Those individuals were asked to name and rate their primary online broker. Limiting data analysis to only those firms that were cited by 200 or more participants, six online brokers were ranked based on Customer Experience Index scores for fourteen separate attributes. For further information on how the ratings were calculated, see IBD's Criteria and Methodology.