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Randy Frederick

Director of Trading and Derivatives

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.


Randy Frederick is director of trading and derivatives at the Schwab Center for Financial Research. He is one of the chief architects of Schwab's option trading platforms and analytics tools. Mr. Frederick supervises operation and risk procedures, business and product development efforts, as well as public relations and client education for the derivatives business. A respected industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience, he writes monthly columns for Schwab's client newsletters, and is the author of the book The Trader's Guide to Equity Spreads (McGraw-Hill, 2007). Mr. Frederick's articles have been published in trade magazines such as Active Trader, SFO, and Futures. He is a frequent guest on CNBC and Bloomberg TV and his comments appear regularly in the financial news media, including the Wall Street Journal, Barron's, Financial Times, Bloomberg, Dow Jones, Reuters, USA Today, and TheStreet.com.