Markets and Economy

September 29, 2022

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

Another Big Rate Hike: Does the Fed Have a Plan?

The Fed is determined to break the back of inflation by raising rates again and again—but at what cost to the economy, employment, and the markets? Is there a plan?

Today's Options Market Update

Equities look to bounce back as yields retreat.

Schwab Market Update: Stocks Rally Amid Slew of Events

U.S. equities ended today's session with solid gains to pare some of a recent plunge to lows not seen since 2020.

Stocks Rally Amid Slew of Events

U.S. equities ended today's session with solid gains to pare some of a recent plunge to lows not seen since 2020.

Looking to the Futures: Bond Routs

Treasury yields have found levels not seen since 2010 as bonds around the world suffer one of the worst routs this century.

Are Bank Loans Right for You?

In an environment of rising interest rates, bank loans may appear attractive on the surface, but it's important that investors consider three important factors.

Dow and S&P 500 Post a Sixth Day of Losses

U.S. equities finished mixed in a choppy trading session, with the Dow and S&P 500 both notching a sixth-straight day of losses.

Stocks Failed to Recover From Last Week’s Drop

U.S. stocks added to last week’s losses as the markets remained skittish amid the backdrop of a flood of tightened monetary policies, which is fostering recessionary concerns.

What's Next: Good, Bad, & Ugly

The persistence of global inflation could determine which of the three paths central banks may follow and which market qualities investors might consider for their portfolios.

Stock Market Volatility: Recession Worries Mount

What our experts think about the recent stock market drop.