Markets and Economy

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Schwab Market Update: Stocks Mixed Amid Continued Recession Fears

U.S. equities finished mixed and near the unchanged mark, as investors weighed recession risks and continued to grapple with the uncertainty regarding how aggressive the Fed will remain.

Stocks Mixed Amid Continued Recession Fears

U.S. equities finished mixed and near the unchanged mark, as investors weighed recession risks and continued to grapple with the uncertainty regarding how aggressive the Fed will remain.

Today's Options Market Update

Stocks attempt to stabilize following rough start to the week.

Looking to the Futures: Pumped up Oil Production

Oil dropped Tuesday on the release of the new Short-term Energy Outlook (STEO) released by the Energy Information Administration.

Stocks Fall Amid Heightened Investor Uncertainty

U.S. equities tumbled for a second day, as uncertainty regarding how aggressive the Fed will remain was met with increased recession fears.

How to Invest During Bear Markets and Recessions

Understand what a recession and bear market are and how you can adjust your investment strategies to avoid common bear market and recession investment mistakes.

Global Outlook: Recovery and Risk

Markets may continue to see volatility in 2023 as they navigate between global economic growth and inflation fears, with central banks' decreasing rate hikes and China's reopening.

Stocks Declined In the Wake of Services Sector Data

U.S. stocks fell to start off the new week amid some economic data, even as China took further measures to ease COVID restrictions

Weekly Trader's Outlook

Dovish Fed and strong economic data drives volatile market action.

Stocks Mixed Following Release of Strong Labor Report

U.S. equities were mixed and ended near the starting line as investors digested the highly anticipated November labor report which showed stronger-than-expected job growth.