Markets and Economy

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Stocks Posted Weekly Gains as Trading Session Ended Early

U.S. equities ended the day mixed, but the holiday-shortened week higher.

Schwab Market Update: Stocks Posted Weekly Gains as Trading Session Ended Early

U.S. equities ended the day mixed, but the holiday-shortened week higher.

Markets Head into Holiday Higher

U.S. equities accelerated to the upside to finish solidly higher amid a slew of data heading into the Thanksgiving holiday break.

Looking to the Futures: Oil Oscillates on Rumors and China Covid Controls

Oil prices swung down and right back up in Monday’s session among reports that OPEC+ was considering an output increase.

Today's Options Market Update

Stocks drift higher on relatively strong earnings reports.

Stocks Higher Amid Positive Earnings

U.S. equities rose in a somewhat subdued session amid a holiday-shortened week, with the markets closed on Thursday for Thanksgiving and trading in an abbreviated session on Friday.

Risk for 2023: China Reopening

Chinese officials may be preparing to bring an end to China's zero-COVID policy but reopening the world's second-largest economy could bring inflationary challenges.

Weekly Trader's Outlook

Equities trend very modestly lower on mixed economic data.

Stocks Declined Amid Hawkish Fed Commentary

U.S. equities ended the day lower in a cautious trading session as the markets reacted to a host of economic and corporate data.

Inflation Peaking but Pain Won't End

Indicators are pointing to an easing of inflation, but there are plenty of economic concerns to work through before the markets can truly move out of bear territory.