Trading Up-Close: Getting Started as a Trader

October 21, 2021
If you think you'd like to start trading stocks, what do you need to know? Kevin Horner explains what it takes to be a trader and how it differs from long-term investing.
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What is it like to trade with Schwab?

Why the Jobs Report Matters to Investors

The Employment Situation report is known for moving the markets. Learn why.

Today's Options Market Update

Nonfarm Payrolls beats analyst expectations with 199,000 jobs created in November while unemployment dipped to 3.7%, quickly sending Treasury yields higher as stocks dipped.

Weekly Trader's Outlook

Stocks are higher, despite an uptick in yields, as investors prepare for several potential catalysts next week.

The information here is for general informational purposes only and should not be considered an individualized recommendation or personalized investment advice. The type of investment strategies mentioned may not be suitable for everyone. Each investor needs to review a security transaction for his or her own particular situation. 

Diversification strategies do not ensure a profit and do not protect against losses in declining markets.

Examples used herein are not intended to represent the past or future performance of any specific strategy.

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