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Everything changed with Dan Dorfman.


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Well, Dan Dorfman was a very significant financial writer and he had the credibility and everyone read his call.


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He arranged lunch.


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We went to this wonderful place, the power room at The Four Seasons in New York.


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All these special tables, all these power people around the room, chairman of this bank and chairman of that bank, you know, all these guys networking.


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And I started talking about this business discount broker, she said, wow, are you kidding me?


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I can buy stock through you at this price.


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I said yeah, so he said call the waiter over and he gave me a telephone.


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There was no cell phones.


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Then I had a plug in some place for the telephone.


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So right there at the table he called Merrill Lynch and said how much will it cost me?


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They quoted the thing.


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Then he called one of our offices how much would and we were, like I said, you know, half.


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And the next day we had this nationally syndicated thing about this new business.


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The whole world began to really know about what we're doing.


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And so we just kept growing and growing.


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The volumes kept mounting.


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I mean, it was it was crazy.

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Most Recent Financial Report

Schwab released its April 2024 monthly activity report.

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April 2024 Schwab Trading Activity Index™

Schwab clients were net buyers in April, finding several opportunities to increase exposure, notably in technology-related names.

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2024 Charles Schwab Challenge Champion's Prize Revealed

Almost five decades since "May Day," a pivotal moment in the history of Wall Street and Schwab when brokerage firms were first allowed to set their own commission rates, Schwab unveiled this year’s one-of-a-kind Champion’s Prize, a fully restored and modernized 1975 Schwab Stingray

An Unwavering Vision

Since our founding, we have championed Main Street investors by giving them the tools, resources, and investment advice needed to secure their financial futures. Our goal is to be the most trusted leader in investment services—not only by championing every client's goals with passion and integrity, but also through our investments in the success of our employees and the communities where we operate.

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Schwab Celebrates 50 Years in the Industry

To commemorate our 50th anniversary, we’re excited to release the findings of an extensive client survey. It offers insights into the successes, habits, and experiences of over 3,000 retail investors. 

Schwab Asset Management ETF Survey 2023

Fixed income has been in focus this year and surprisingly, Millennial ETF investors are gravitating toward this asset class more than their older peers.

401(k) Participant Survey 2023

Our survey finds that inflation and market volatility are proving to be obstacles towards saving for a comfortable retirement.

 

 

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What We Do

At Schwab, we take a more human approach to financial services, and treat clients and colleagues the way we'd like to be treated. We offer more intelligent ways to invest—combining the best of people and technology—and offer it all at low costs, which helps clients achieve better outcomes.

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Our People

People at Schwab are free to be their authentic and full selves—without compromise. And we’re stronger for it. Every employee’s unique strengths deepen the value we can create for each other and for our clients.

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