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Weekly Trader's Outlook

Dovish Fed and strong economic data drives volatile market action.

December 02, 2022 Randy Frederick

Schwab Market Update

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.

December 02, 2022

Today's Options Market Update

Stocks drop following strong employment data.

December 02, 2022

Looking to the Futures

The January Light Sweet Crude Oil contract (CLF23) has increased 3.49% to 80.93 in Wednesday’s mid-morning trading after the EIA released their weekly petroleum data giving insight into crude supplies.

December 01, 2022

Inflation Peaking but Pain Won't End

Indicators are pointing to an easing of inflation, but there are plenty of economic concerns to work through before the markets can truly move out of bear territory.

November 17, 2022

Market commentary

How Many More Times, Fed?

Liz Ann Sonders, Kevin Gordon
November 29, 2022
Jeffrey Kleintop

Risk for 2023: China Reopening

Jeffrey Kleintop
November 21, 2022

Swing, Swing: Wild Week

Liz Ann Sonders, Kevin Gordon
November 14, 2022

Review trading basics

Learn Good Stocks from Bad

Learn how to tell if a stock is a good or bad investment by looking at fundamentals, trends, and stock charts so you can build a healthy stock portfolio.

November 30, 2022

Stock Trading: Moving Averages

Learn how to use a simple moving average to confirm established trends, along with the pros and cons of applying it to different time frames.

November 18, 2022

Trading With Bracket Orders

Learn about helping to manage risk by using bracket orders.

November 17, 2022

Help Protect Your Position

Help protect your position. Stop orders may help you obtain a predetermined entry or exit price, limit a loss, or lock in a profit.

November 15, 2022

Trading Simple Moving Averages

A stock's simple moving average can help traders identify when trends are established or broken. Here's how to employ them in your own trading.

November 11, 2022

Understand options

Understand futures

Analyze your trades

Stock Trading: Moving Averages

Learn how to use a simple moving average to confirm established trends, along with the pros and cons of applying it to different time frames.

November 18, 2022

Trading Simple Moving Averages

A stock's simple moving average can help traders identify when trends are established or broken. Here's how to employ them in your own trading.

November 11, 2022

How to Use Volume Indicators

Sometimes stock price trends aren't quite what they seem. Here's how to use volume to confirm or refute a trend.

November 12, 2021

Head-and-Shoulders Patterns

Identifying so-called head-and-shoulders patterns can be tricky but profitable.

August 20, 2021

Research trading ideas

Learn Good Stocks from Bad

Learn how to tell if a stock is a good or bad investment by looking at fundamentals, trends, and stock charts so you can build a healthy stock portfolio.

November 30, 2022

Stock Trading: Moving Averages

Learn how to use a simple moving average to confirm established trends, along with the pros and cons of applying it to different time frames.

November 18, 2022

Bear Markets & Bull Traps

Learn about what a bull trap is and why they show up during bear markets.

September 15, 2022

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