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Schwab Market Update: Stocks Seeing Pressure Ahead of Fed Decision

U.S. equities are lower, trimming some of 2023's strong gains as a new month begins amid some likely caution ahead of today's monetary policy decision from the Fed in afternoon action.

Today's Options Market Update for 1/31/2023

Stocks higher ahead of tomorrow’s Fed decision on rates.

Looking to the Futures: Economic Data Right before FOMC Release

Equities rebounded Tuesday after a slew of economic data releases raised investor optimism after a rough start to the week Monday.

Stocks Higher Ahead of Tomorrow's Fed Decision

U.S. equities ended a choppy trading session higher, as investors sifted through a host of earnings and economic data, and awaited tomorrow’s monetary policy decision from the Federal Reserve.

What's the VVIX, and Why Does It Matter?

The volatility of volatility, or VVIX, can be helpful to add to your watchlist. Learn how the VVIX can help inform strategy decisions in VIX options.

Stocks Finish Lower as Markets Await a Busy Week

U.S. stocks declined, trimming a strong start to 2023, as investors prepared for a busy week full of earnings data, economic reports, and monetary policy decisions.

Weekly Market Outlook

Chief Global Investment Strategist Jeffrey Kleintop’s 90-second take on the markets for the week ahead.

The Everything Everywhere All at Once Rally

Despite market volatility, inflationary pressures, and a potential earnings recession, a rally involving stocks, bonds, and some commodities started in November still persists.

Stocks Rose as Investors Digested Economic and Earnings Data

U.S. stocks ended the day in the green as the markets digested a host of economic and earnings data.

Weekly Trader's Outlook for Jan. 27, 2023

Will Fed/Q4 earnings validate recent bullish momentum next week?