Investments

Discover a variety of investment options that best fit your financial goals, including stocks, bonds, and ETFs. 

Trading Up-Close: Fibonacci Retracement Lines

Learn how you can use Fibonacci retracement lines to spot potential patterns in price charts.

Trading Up-Close: SMA vs EMA

On this episode of Trading Up-Close, Lee Bohl explains the differences between simple moving average (SMA) and exponential moving average (EMA).

How to 'Summer-ize' Your Portfolio, Budget, & Life

Summer markets can pose unique twists but also opportunities. Here are some investor need-to-knows before you head off for vacation.

8 Things to Know About T+1 Settlement

As of May 28, 2024, settlement cycles on stock trades and other securities go from two days to one. Will that affect your portfolio? Here are eight things to know.

How Active Traders Approach and Track the Market

To participate more actively in the market, it's important to know what kind of trader you want to be and which metrics to follow. Schwab's veteran traders share some ideas.

Doors Swing Open on Q1 Retail Earnings Season

Walmart kicks off retail earnings season as high interest rates and inflation raise concerns over continued robust consumer spending.

How Do You Define Investment Risk?

There are different measures of risk, and all can be helpful. For most investors, we suggest adding the risk of not achieving goals.

Should You Consider High-yield Municipal Bonds?

We believe high-yield munis carry additional risks, but are worth consideration by investors in higher tax brackets who are comfortable taking added risks.

Preferred Stock: A Potential Income Tool

If you're considering adding preferred stocks to your portfolio, know the benefits, characteristics, and risks.

Big Banks Prepare to Report Q1 Results

The first quarter was strong for major U.S. investment banks as the economy grew and M&A and IPO activity accelerated.