Investing Lingo

January 25, 2023 Beginner
Investing terms can be confusing. Learn the lingo so you can communicate like a pro and take better control of your investments.
Transcript Open new window

We can help you build a diverse portfolio.

Opening Market Update

As Congress contemplates funding the government, investors will get a look at the latest PCE prices data, the Fed's preferred inflation metric, which analysts see growing at 0.3%.

Cryptocurrencies: What Are They?

Interest in cryptocurrencies has soared in recent years. Understandably, investors have questions—here are answers to some of the most common.

Closing Market Update

The S&P 500 index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average posted fresh highs behind Nvidia, AI-driven bullishness.

Options carry a high level of risk and are not suitable for all investors. Certain requirements must be met to trade options through Schwab. Please read the options disclosure document titled, Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options. Supporting documentation for any claims or statistical information is available upon request.

Commodity interests and cash in futures accounts are not protected by SIPC. Futures trading involves a high level of risk and is not suitable for all investors. Certain requirements must be met to trade futures. Please read the Risk Disclosure Statement for Futures and Options before considering any futures transactions.

This material is intended for informational purposes only and should not be considered a personalized recommendation or investment advice. Investors should review investment strategies for their own particular situations before making any investment decisions.

All expressions of opinion are subject to change without notice in reaction to shifting market conditions. Data contained herein from third-party providers is obtained from what are considered reliable sources. However, its accuracy, completeness, or reliability cannot be guaranteed.

Examples provided are for illustrative purposes only and not intended to be reflective of results you can expect to achieve.

Schwab does not recommend the use of technical analysis as a sole means of investment research.

Investing involves risks, including the loss of principal invested.

The information here is for general informational purposes only and should not be considered an individualized recommendation or endorsement of any particular security, chart pattern, or investment strategy.

Fixed income securities are subject to increased loss of principal during periods of rising interest rates. Fixed income investments are subject to various other risks, including changes in credit quality, market valuations, liquidity, prepayments, early redemption, corporate events, tax ramifications, and other factors.

The example is hypothetical and provided for illustrative purposes only. It is not intended to represent a specific investment product. Dividends and interest are assumed to have been reinvested, and the example does not reflect the effects of taxes or fees.

1121-1KBR