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Schwab Reports Monthly Activity Highlights

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Schwab Reports Monthly Activity Highlights

08:45 EDT Tuesday, May 14, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO (Business Wire) -- The Charles Schwab Corporation released its Monthly Market Activity Report today. Company highlights for the month of April 2013 include:

  • Net new assets brought to the company by new and existing clients in April 2013 totaled $22 million, reflecting client cash disbursements during tax season. April 2013 net new assets included a $7.3 billion outflow and a $2.6 billion inflow related to mutual fund clearing services clients.
  • Total client assets were a record $2.11 trillion as of month-end April, up 15% from April 2012 and up 1% compared to March 2013.
  • Client daily average trades were 470.0 thousand in April 2013, up 2% compared to April 2012 and down 3% compared to March 2013. April 2013 trading activity included a 1% sequential increase in daily average revenue trades.

The SMART report can be viewed with its accompanying 12-month data at

About Charles Schwab

The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE: SCHW) is a leading provider of financial services, with more than 300 offices and 8.9 million client brokerage accounts, 1.6 million corporate retirement plan participants, 895,000 banking accounts, and $2.11 trillion in client assets as of April 30, 2013. 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,, 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 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 and

Charles Schwab
Greg Gable, 415-667-0473
Charles Schwab
Richard Fowler, 415-667-1841

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