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Short Take: Schwab online users trade more than $2 billion per week

Charles Schwab disclosed for the first time that retail investors now buy and sell more than $2 billion in securities value through its Web site each week. Schwab's site handled about $26 billion in securities transactions during the first quarter of this year. Online trading is one of the fastest-growing areas of Web commerce.

Charles Schwab disclosed for the first time that retail investors now buy and sell more than $2 billion in securities value through its Web site each week. Schwab's site handled about $26 billion in securities transactions during the first quarter of this year. Online trading is one of the fastest-growing areas of Web commerce.