No other financial market is as large, accessible, transparent, and liquid as the U. Fixed income investments are subject to various other risks, including changes in credit quality, market valuations, liquidity, prepayments, early redemption, corporate events, tax ramifications, and other factors. Foreign ordinary shares that trade online in the U. over-the-counter (OTC) market and do not settle in the U. will have a $50 foreign transaction fee added to the cost of the transaction.
Choose from over 5,000 major companies and global brands that list their shares on U. ADR investors are subject to commissions and custody fees referred to as “ADR pass-through fees” which vary by ADR. Fixed income securities are subject to increased loss of principal during periods of rising interest rates. Restrictions apply: The standard online $4.95 commission does not apply to foreign stock transactions, large block transactions requiring special handling, or restricted stock transactions.
Offshore mutual funds are not registered for sale in the United States and may not be offered or sold to persons who are U. ADRs (American Depositary Receipts) involve additional risks, which include differences in financial accounting standards, currency fluctuations, political instability, foreign taxes and regulations, and the potential for illiquid markets.
Nothing on this website is an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy securities, products or service, by any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation. Please read the options disclosure document titled Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options before considering any option transaction. Please contact your Schwab investment professional for details.
stock markets represent the biggest single concentration of wealth in history. Source: The World Federation of Exchanges Not all products, services, or investments are available in all countries. Options carry a high level of risk and are not suitable for all investors. Multiple leg options strategies will involve multiple commissions. residents, or to those physically present in the U. Not all offshore mutual funds are available in all countries.
markets are still the biggest in terms of turnover—meaning there’s a very high chance of finding a buyer or seller of any particular stock at any given time. Investment returns will fluctuate and are subject to market volatility, so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed or sold, may be worth more or less than their original cost.
All broker-assisted and automated phone trades are subject to service charges.
A minimum deposit of $25,000 is required to open a Schwab One International account. See the Charles Schwab Pricing Guide for Individual Investors for full fee and commission schedules.
Employee equity compensation transactions are subject to separate commission schedules.
Multiple leg options strategies will involve multiple commissions.
Schwab Trading Services includes access to Street Smart® trading platforms.
Access to NASDAQ Total View® is provided for free to non-professional clients who have made 120 or more equity and/or options trades in the last 12 months, 30 or more equity and/or options trades in either the current or previous quarters, or maintain $1 million or more in household balances at Schwab.