Faced with its weakest quarterly revenue level in over four years and running out of room to cut costs, Charles Schwab Corp. yesterday said it would look at other ways to increase income and shore up profits.

Schwab is exploring a couple of options, Christopher V. Dodds, chief financial officer, said in an interview Tuesday morning after the San Francisco-based company reported its first-quarter results. It is scouting acquisitions that would boost revenues and is considering ways to alter the pricing of certain services, a tactic it has already tested with certain clients, Dodds said.

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