Market Volatility

May 21, 2022

Find guidance on how to respond to short-term volatility or longer market downturns.

7 Investing Strategies to Prepare for Bear Markets

Bear markets occur with some regularity. Is your portfolio ready? Get prepared with these seven investing tips.

Signs Point to Rising Recession Risk

Rising inflation, rate hikes, supply-chain problems and the Russia-Ukraine war have contributed to growing recession fears. While recessions are impossible to predict, we think the risk of one—sooner rather than later—has picked up.

Stock Market Volatility: Schwab's Quick Take

What our experts think about the recent stock market drop.

How Traders Can Take Advantage of Volatile Markets

With a disciplined approach, you can learn to manage volatility for your benefit—while helping you minimize risks. Here are four steps to consider.

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Spooked by Market Declines? Don't Panic—S.T.O.P.

When it comes to investing, our emotions are not our friend. Instead of panicking, S.T.O.P.

War: Impact on Earnings

The geopolitical impact on earnings, the most important driver of stock prices, has remained modest so far; global companies appear to be on a path for earnings growth in 2022.

7 Things You Can Do During a Volatile Stock Market

Market turbulence can make anyone nervous. Here's what investors should know about dealing with it.

Market Volatility in Retirement: What If You Haven't Prepared?

Don't have a cash reserve? Here are some ways to adjust your spending and withdrawals to help ease the burden on your portfolio.

When Markets Dip, Don't Drop Out

While staying the course may be hard on your nerves, it can be healthier for your portfolio.

Russia-Ukraine: Navigating Markets on Edge

The human toll is immense, but financial market reaction to the Russian invasion of Ukraine has been muted so far. Here's what we expect to see in coming days and weeks.