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"?

"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)