Talk:Charles R. Schwab

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I've added some info about Schwab having dyslexia. I'm aware of the fact that this might be libellous stuff and I cited a reliable source (a New York Times article). I didn't link to a URL to the article - it's archived at the Times web site and the full text is only available for a fee. It looks like the article is available at Dyslexia Adults, but I'm not sure if they had permission to reproduce it and I didn't want to link to a copyright violation. --Jtalledo (talk) 23:54, 5 January 2007 (UTC)

This is not libelous. Schwab has discussed his dyslexia with the media before, especially in a USA Today article that is currently used as a source. hateless 06:17, 20 September 2008 (UTC)

Lobbied against a new electronic system...[edit]

Lobbied against a new electronic system to centralize stock trading which could have allowed investors to find the best prices; because that is not a fact it is just a belief. To say that could allow investors to find the best prices is a bias comment, because if you track decentralization and privatization, centralization always have brought higher prices, regardless of the product that is been traded; centralization stimulates economic agents to exercise market power. Despite those disadvantages, centralization can reduce prices if and only if price controls are imposed in the market; thus Laizzes Fair does not hold.

Can someone cite any part of this? Not even a mention of a name for this "New Electronic System"?

Allegations of criminal activity[edit]

I am not sure if this is appropriate to include or not. Maybe someone more familiar with Wikipedia guidelines can clarify, and move it into the article if it is. "According to a 2007 Salem News article, Wayne Pierce of Oregon has set forward allegations of insider trading, computer hacking, and planting of false evidence. The FBI has not followed up on this case, and it has largely been ignored by the media." Apollonfive 00:50, 27 August 2007 (UTC)

Seems like its not at all credible. Probably not worth including. Most public figures are going to have weird allegations made against them. Best to only include those that seem credible.Mtownene (talk) 03:32, 7 December 2009 (UTC)

"Chuckster" ???[edit]

That is merely a gratuitous insult, or graffiti if you will. I'm going to remove the "ster." Let's see how long it takes some wag to add it back. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 02:25, 3 December 2011 (UTC)

Children's name[edit]

His oldest child is Carrie Schwab, but this article doesn't name her. He only has five children, so that much is correct. (talk) 16:58, 18 September 2013 (UTC)


The opening and sidebar of this article both show his full name as Charles R. Schwab Jr. How is he a junior? It says his father's name was Lloyd. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 19:03, 13 February 2014 (UTC)