Markets and Economy

Read our latest market commentary on of-the-moment trends so you can make informed investment decisions

Looking to the Futures: Kiwi Rallies on Hawkish RBNZ Rate Hike

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) made its largest interest rate hike in its history.

Schwab Market Update: Stocks Lower Following Holiday Week

U.S. equities are lower in pre-market trading following last week's gains that came amid the holiday-shortened week.

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.

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.

Today's Options Market Update

Stocks drift higher on relatively strong earnings reports.

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.