Markets and Economy

June 24, 2022

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

Weekly Trader's Outlook

S&P 500 pulls off a rare weekly gain.

Schwab Market Update: Stocks Rise and Post a Weekly Gain

U.S. stocks closed solidly higher and, in the process, snapped a three-week losing streak for the broad-based S&P 500 Index which had posted weekly declines in 10 out of last 11 weeks.

Today's Options Market Update

Stocks look to close out the week on a high note.

Stocks Rise and Post a Weekly Gain

U.S. stocks closed solidly higher and, in the process, snapped a three-week losing streak for the broad-based S&P 500 Index which had posted weekly declines in 10 out of last 11 weeks.

Looking to the Futures: Yields Peel Back After Fed Chair's Comments

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's comments on Wednesday reiterated the Fed's commitment to 2% target inflation and that "ongoing rate hikes are appropriate".

Stocks Hang on to Gains, But Remain Choppy

Unlike yesterday, U.S. stocks battled back from some early afternoon softness and managed to finish solidly in the green.

Schwab Market Perspective: Price Shock

Inflation continues to run hot, raising the prospect that the Federal Reserve will tighten monetary policy more sharply than expected—possibly tipping the U.S. economy into recession.

2022 Mid-Year Market Outlook: Under Pressure

Economic uncertainty may have peaked in the first half of 2022, but it remains high. Stocks are likely to continue to feel the weight of Federal Reserve policy tightening, shrinking market liquidity and slower economic growth.

Fed Gets Aggressive: What's It Mean for Investors?

Sticky inflation leads Fed to give rates a bigger bump. Could change be on the horizon for the economy and the markets?

Stock Market Volatility: Recession Worries Return

What our experts think about the recent stock market drop.