Charles Schwab Introduces Apple Watch App and Unveils Enhanced Mobile Experience

Friday, April 24, 2015 5:00 am PDT

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SAN FRANCISCO

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SCHW

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Starting today, investors will be able to stay more closely connected to the market than ever before with Schwab’s new Apple Watch app. Clients will have an at-a-glance view of market headlines and their customized watchlists, as well as the ability to quickly drill down to view detailed stock quotes. The Apple Watch complements Schwab’s robust mobile app capabilities, allowing clients to initiate equity or options trades via their Apple Watch for completion on their iPhone with just a few simple taps of the device.

“Our clients are passionate about the markets and they want to take advantage of the latest innovations in mobile technology to stay connected nearly every waking hour. This exciting new era of wearable technology elegantly extends Schwab’s powerful mobile capabilities to the Apple Watch, giving investors the unprecedented ability to literally bring the markets with them wherever they go1,” said Diane Russell, Senior Vice President of Platform and Product Management at Charles Schwab.

In early May Schwab will also launch a new powerful and intuitive mobile experience, bringing the most popular features from Trade Source – its web platform for traders – to all clients who use iPhone, iPad or Android mobile devices. Inspired by Trade Source on Schwab.com, the new mobile apps will synthesize the information that is most important to investors and display it in easy-to-navigate modules. Clients will be able to view account balances, positions, order status and news modules from their mobile devices. The new mobile app release will also feature new navigation, making it easier to access some of the most commonly used tools like watchlist, as well as banking features like transfer, mobile deposit2 and bill pay.

Trading Services clients will be able to access the popular Stay ConnectedTM module, which gives traders a view of the news, corporate actions and technical indicators that are impacting the holdings in their portfolio.

“Traders can become overwhelmed by the amount of information they are bombarded with on a daily basis. The new mobile experience will curate what is most relevant to a trader’s current positions while seamlessly providing the familiar trading experience that they currently enjoy across Trade Source and StreetSmart Edge®. Providing an integrated trading experience, optimized for the device or platform the trader needs at the time, allows our clients to focus on what is most important – trading,” added Russell.

For more information, visit www.schwab.com/watch. Investors can visit iTunes to download the new Apple Watch app starting today. The new mobile release will be available in iTunes in early May.

Schwab provides traders with cutting-edge trading platforms and 24-hour access to experienced trading specialists, with no minimum trade requirements. For more information, visit www.schwab.com/trader or call 888-245-6864.

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About Charles Schwab

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Through its operating subsidiaries, The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE: SCHW) 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, 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; compliance and trade monitoring solutions; referrals to independent fee-based investment advisors; and custodial, operational and trading support for independent, fee-based investment advisors through Schwab Advisor Services. Its banking subsidiary, Charles Schwab Bank (member FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender), provides banking and lending services and products. More information is available at www.schwab.com and www.aboutschwab.com.

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1 Requires a wireless signal or mobile connection. System availability and response times are subject to market conditions and you mobile connection limitations. Functionality may vary by operating system and/or device.

2 The Schwab Mobile Deposit service is subject to certain eligibility requirements, limitations, and other conditions. Enrollment is not guaranteed, and standard hold policies apply. Click here for details.

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