What's the Difference Between Bonds and Stocks?

March 14, 2023 Beginner
Stocks and bonds are very different investments. Learn how bonds differ from stocks as well as how bonds work, including what terms and characteristics are unique to bonds.
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Opening Market Update

Investors are bracing for a bumpy ride this week as rising Treasury yields, higher oil prices, and a strong dollar may continue to put pressure on stocks in the days ahead.

Getting Started with Stock Investing

This interactive webcast is specifically geared to introduce the new stock investor to the world of growth, value, or income investing. Watch live as your education coach demonstrates a few ways to search for these different types of investments on Schwab.com.

Closing Market Update

The major equities indexes had their worst weeks since March as a hawkish-sounding Fed, high Treasury yields, and economic concerns weighed.

Investing involves risks, including the loss of principal invested.

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.

Lower-rated securities are subject to greater credit risk, default risk, and liquidity risk.