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Looking to the Futures

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

December 07, 2022 Ryan Hinsen

Schwab Market Update

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.

December 07, 2022

Today's Options Market Update

Stocks attempt to stabilize following rough start to the week.

December 07, 2022

Weekly Trader's Outlook

Dovish Fed and strong economic data drives volatile market action.

December 02, 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

Bonds Are Back

Kathy Jones
December 06, 2022
Jeffrey Kleintop

Recovery and Risk

Jeffrey Kleintop
December 05, 2022

How Many More Times, Fed?

Liz Ann Sonders, Kevin Gordon
November 29, 2022

Review trading basics

How to Plan a Smart Trade

Find out why you should have a trade plan—and the five elements that may help you put it to work successfully.

December 06, 2022 Lee Bohl, CMT

Investing in Bear Markets

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.

December 06, 2022

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

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

Trading Up-Close