Randy Frederick


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Nationality: American

Website: https://schwab.com

Articles: 3


Randy Frederick is Managing Director 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 he focuses primarily on public relations, client education and market analysis, he is frequently involved on matters of business development, product development and risk management. He has served on various corporate and industry committees including the FISD Executive Committee, the ISE Allocation Committee and the ISE Board of Directors.

Randy is a respected industry veteran with more than 25 years’ experience who writes blogs and educational articles for Schwab's website and client newsletters. He 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. 

List of Articles

Option Strategies for a Flat or Low Volatility Market

Randy Frederick shows how profits can still be made from options when markets are showing low levels of volatility including examples for both Calls and Puts

01 Aug, 2014 in Options

Using Option Strategies to Help Reduce Event Risk

Randy Frederick explores the circumstances in which options strategies can be used to offset expected and unexpected risk and also when it is not possible to make use of this type of strategy.

18 Sep, 2015 in Options

How Do You Define Risk?

Randy Frederick gives a detailed analysis of different ways in which to determine risk and includes examples of how this may be quantified.

04 Nov, 2016 in Options and Futures

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