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Kathy Jones interviews Jens Nordvig about the current rate cycle—as well as talk of "de-dollarization"—while Liz Ann Sonders probes the GDP revision and looks ahead to a busy week of economic data.
Inflation is a touchy subject, and given there are many ways to analyze it, investors should take note of the nuances that exist within the data.
Economic pain is likely in 2024, but that doesn’t mean stocks will struggle all year, especially if there is a continuation of the rolling recessions that have hit the economy.
Reasons prompting concern around investing in China may be improving, but volatility is likely to remain characteristic of Chinese stocks in 2024.
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Meet some of the most important greeks—delta, gamma, theta, vega, and rho—and see how they can be used in your options trading.
Perhaps one of the most commonly used fundamental ratios is the price-to-earnings, or P/E, ratio. Discover how it can help you compare the valuation of two or more companies.
Learn how the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, works and how it can help investors analyze trends.
Learn how to use a simple moving average to confirm established trends, along with the pros and cons of applying it to different time frames.
Planning and retirement
Whether you're considering a traditional IRA or already contributing to one, it's a good idea to know what will happen when it's time to take your hard-earned savings out. Here are four questions to get you started.
What options do freelancers have to get the most benefit out of their retirement savings?
Since its founding in 1973, Charles Schwab has helped pioneer market access, lower fees, financial literacy, and more. Here's an up-to-the-minute guide to our initiatives and offerings.
If you have an annuity you no longer need, consider these five ways to deploy the extra income in your estate plan.
Medicare and Social Security are projected to run out of money in less than a decade. Mike Townsend discusses possible solutions to the shortfalls and the likelihood of each.