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SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Charles Schwab today announced several enhancements to StreetSmart.com, the sophisticated trading platform available to active traders through Schwab.com. The upgrades may help traders better manage the type of volatility currently being experienced in the market. They include powerful bracket order technology, customizable trading alerts and advanced charting tools, all designed to help traders react to the daily and intra-day movement in the markets.
“Given the increased swings in today’s market, it is essential that traders have the ability to react quickly at anytime, from anywhere,” said Richard Levine, Vice President of Schwab’s Active Trading Services. “By upgrading our streaming web-based platform, we’re able to offer active traders even easier, more effective ways to help protect profits and manage risk.”
Some of the specific upgrades to StreetSmart.com include:
For more information about StreetSmart.com and the active trading services at Charles Schwab, please visit http://www.schwabat.com.
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.
Schwab's StreetSmart.com™ is available for Schwab Active Trading clients. Access to NASDAQ Level II quotes is provided for free to non-professional clients who have made 120 or more equity and options trades in the last 12 months, 30 or more equity and options trades in either the current or previous quarters or maintain $1 million or more in household balances at Schwab. Schwab Active Trading clients who do not meet these requirements can subscribe to NASDAQ Level II quotes for a quarterly fee. Professional clients may be required to meet additional criteria before obtaining a subscription to NASDAQ Level II quotes. The speed and performance of streaming data may vary depending on your modem speed and ISP connection. Access to electronic services may be limited or unavailable during periods of peak demand, market volatility, systems upgrades or maintenance, or for other reasons. (0008-7086)