Randy Frederick Vice President of Trading and Derivatives, Schwab Center for Financial Research Recent articles Trading Today's Options Market Update by Randy Frederick April 22, 2021 Stocks Dip Again Amid Recent Volatility. Trading Weekly Trader’s Outlook by Randy Frederick April 16, 2021 Equity markets remain buoyed by improving economics and stronger than expected earnings growth, despite very high earnings expectations. But the indicators point to a possible consolidation period next week before Q1 earnings season really ramps up. Market Commentary Bitcoin: Does It Have a Place in Your Portfolio? by Rob Williams, Randy Frederick April 1, 2021 Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are speculative investments, so tread carefully.