Markets and Economy

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

Opening Market Update

While earnings from Nvidia might be the keystone this week, Fed speakers and retail earnings also vie for attention. Geopolitics another focus after Iran's president died.

Looking to the Futures

Crude oil futures (/CLN24) finished Friday’s trading session in the green (+1.07%), as U.S. oil inventories fell more than expected as refining utilization rose above 90%.

Dow Ends Above 40,000 to Cap Firm Week for Stocks

The S&P 500 index posted its fourth consecutive weekly advance after signs of cooler inflation boosted hopes for rate cuts.

Closing Market Update

The S&P 500 index posted its fourth consecutive weekly advance after signs of cooler inflation boosted hopes for rate cuts.

Today's Options Market Update

Rising Treasury yields kept a cap on early rally attempts as investors brace for Leading Indicators data, Fed speakers.

Schwab Market Perspective: The Pace of Rate Cuts

Inflation data has continued to fuel uncertainty about when the Federal Reserve will begin to cut interest rates. It's a question with global implications.

The Power of Compounding and the Definition of "Rich" (With Scott Galloway)

Professor Scott Galloway shares his ideas on wealth and the emotional and motivational aspects of money.

Dow Briefly Topped 40,000 Behind Strong Walmart Results

Major indexes pulled back but still remain near record highs after encouraging inflation numbers lifted hopes for lower interest rates.

Today’s Yields Put the Income Back in Fixed Income

Investors looking for solid returns with lower risk and less volatility are finding a bright spot in today’s bond market.

Stocks Rally to Records on Cooler CPI

The S&P 500 index jumped to an all-time high after lower-than-expected CPI readings boosted hopes for Fed rate cuts.