Schwab Offers Perspective for Investors as They Navigate Volatile Markets

A New Series of Video Questions and Answers, a Letter to Investors, and New Advertisements Featured on www.schwab.com

Thursday, November 6, 2008 6:00 am PST

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SAN FRANCISCO

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NASDAQ:
SCHW

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Charles Schwab & Co. Inc., is using its Web site: www.schwab.com to provide perspective from its founder and Chairman, Charles R. Schwab, on recent market events. The site features a series of video questions and answers, an open letter to investors, and new 30 and 60 second advertisements recently produced for television spots.

The video questions and answers featuring Mr. Schwab provide perspective on a range of topics for investors seeking context and understanding in light of the challenging market environment. Questions include:

  • Are there opportunities in the market right now?
  • How did all this happen?
  • How do I get through this?
  • Who can I trust?
  • What does it take to be a good investor?

These latest additions accompany the normal series of personal finance articles and market analysis available on the site. Schwab also continues to provide updated commentary and guidance specific to recent market events. Schwabs library of consumer information is available to the public around the clock at www.schwab.com/marketinsight.

For More Information

Visit www.schwab.com to view these recent additions, or www.schwab.com/marketinsight.com to view breaking commentary, advice, and questions and answers from Schwabs investing experts.

About Charles Schwab

The Charles Schwab Corporation (Nasdaq:SCHW) is a leading provider of financial services, with more than 300 offices and 7.3 million client brokerage accounts, 1.3 million corporate retirement plan participants, 399,000 banking accounts, and $1.3 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. (1108-4907)

© 2008 Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. All rights reserved. Member SIPC

Contact:

Charles Schwab
Matt Hurwitz, 415-636-3700
Matt.hurwitz@schwab.com

Multimedia Files:

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Charles Schwab answers the question: "How can I put my faith in an economy that has let me down?"
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Charles Schwab answers the question: "I'm feeling panicked by the market. Any advice?"

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