Charles Schwab reports October 2012 activity highlights Charles Schwab released its October Monthly Market Activity Report today. Company highlights include: net new assets brought to the company by new and existing clients in October 2012 totaled $24.7B, including a $15.7B inflow related to a mutual fund clearing services client. Total client assets were a record $1.9T as of month-end October, up 13% from October 2011 and flat compared to September 2012. Client daily average trades were 439.7K in October 2012, down 14% from October 2011 and flat compared to September 2012. October 29 and 30, 2012 were not included as trading days due to weather-related market closures, with a corresponding impact on trading revenue. October 2012 trading activity included a sequential rise in asset-based trades.