Charles Schwab to Host Trading Forum in Orange County, California

Third in the Companys Series of Educational Seminars for Active Traders

Monday, June 9, 2008 11:49 am PDT

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SAN FRANCISCO

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NASDAQ:
SCHW

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In support of its commitment to investor education, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. plans to hold the third in its series of Active Trader Forums on Saturday, June 21 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Hilton Orange County, 3050 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, California.

Schwab holds Trading Forums several times a year around the country. They are free events, open to Schwab clients and the general public. The Costa Mesa Forum will feature Tim Seymour of CNBC's Fast Money, who will deliver the keynote address, The State of the Markets and Emerging Markets Trading Strategies. In addition, there will be workshops on a variety of topics including researching stocks, and the use of options and other risk management strategies.

Charles Schwab Trading Forums help educate active traders on ways that could improve their trading and investing skills. Attendees can test-drive different trading and investing tools and spend individual time with trading specialists. The Forum provides a rare opportunity to learn from Schwab and third-party investing experts, attend workshops and educational panels, and interact with fellow traders in the area.

For more information or to register online for Schwab's Trading Forums, visit www.schwab.com/tradingforum.

About Charles Schwab

The Charles Schwab Corporation (Nasdaq:SCHW) is a leading provider of financial services, with more than 300 offices and 7.2 million client brokerage accounts, 1.3 million corporate retirement plan participants, 332,000 banking accounts, and $1.4 trillion in client assets. Through its operating subsidiaries, the company provides a full range of securities brokerage, banking, money management and financial advisory services to individual investors and independent investment advisors. Its broker-dealer subsidiary, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. (member SIPC, http://www.sipc.org), and affiliates offer a complete range of investment services and products including an extensive selection of mutual funds; financial planning and investment advice; retirement plan and equity compensation plan services; referrals to independent fee-based investment advisors; and custodial, operational and trading support for independent, fee-based investment advisors through its Schwab Institutional division. The Charles Schwab Bank (member FDIC) provides banking and mortgage services and products. More information is available at www.schwab.com. (0608-6949)

Options carry a high level of risk and are not suitable for all investors. Certain requirements must be met to trade options through Schwab. Please read the Options Disclosure Document titled "Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options" before considering any option transaction. Call your local Schwab office or write Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. 101 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94104 for a current copy.

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