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Randy Frederick

Vice President of Trading & Derivatives

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.


Randy Frederick is vice president of Trading and Derivatives with the Schwab Center for Financial Research. He is one of the early architects of Schwab's option trading platforms and analytics tools. While Mr. Frederick focuses primarily on public relations, client education and market analysis, he is frequently involved on matters of business development, product development and risk management. Mr. Frederick has served on various corporate and industry committees including the FISD Executive Committee, the ISE Allocation Committee, and the ISE Board of Directors. He is a respected industry veteran with more than 29 years' experience, writes blogs and educational articles for Schwab's website and client newsletters. Mr. Frederick was the host of the weekly radio show "The OPTIONal Hour" on TFNN from 2005 - 2007 and he has been published in trade magazines such as Active Trader, Futures & Options Trader, SFO, and Futures. He is a frequent guest on CNBC, Fox Business, and Bloomberg TV, and his comments often appear in the financial news media including The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, the Financial Times, Bloomberg, Dow Jones, Reuters, USA Today, Forbes.com, and TheStreet.com.