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Today's Options Market Update

Stocks mixed as investors digest strong employment data, earnings.

February 03, 2023 Nathan Peterson

Looking to the Futures

The April Live Cattle futures, LCJ23, rallied as traders digested the United States Department of Agricultures (USDA) Cattle inventory report. LCJ23 closed at $1.63825 per pound, up $.016 per pound from previous close.

February 03, 2023

Schwab Market Update

U.S. equities declined in a choppy trading session following a stronger-than-expected January labor report, and some uninspiring earnings results from mega-cap stocks.

February 03, 2023

Weekly Traders Outlook

Equities rally despite higher rates and a historically strong labor market.

February 03, 2023

Everything Everywhere Rally

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

January 30, 2023

Market commentary

Liz Ann Sonders

Waiting for the End…Just Not Yet

Liz Ann Sonders
February 01, 2023

Weekly Market Outlook

January 30, 2023
Jeffrey Kleintop

Everything Everywhere Rally

Jeffrey Kleintop
January 30, 2023

Review trading basics

Trailing Stop Orders

Learn how stock traders who prefer to follow the trend can use trailing stops as an exit strategy.

January 31, 2023 Kevin Horner

What Is a Stop Order?

Learn how stop orders can help traders gain better control of their trade objectives.

January 31, 2023

Mastering Limit Orders

Learn about the types, risks, and advantages of limit orders.

January 31, 2023

Overview of Stock Orders

Market orders, limit orders, and stop orders are common order types used to buy or sell stocks and ETFs. Learn about these order types and order qualifiers.

January 31, 2023

Investment Securities Explained

Equity securities (stocks) and debt securities are common investment vehicles. Here's how securities work and how to use them in your portfolio.

January 30, 2023

Understand options

Understand futures

Analyze your trades

Learn How to Read Stock Charts

Learn how to read stock charts and analyze trading chart patterns, including spotting trends, identifying support and resistance, and recognizing market reversals and breakout patterns.

January 19, 2023

Using Relative Strength Index

Learn how the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, works and how it can help investors analyze trends.

January 19, 2023

How to Read a Stock Chart

Learn how to interpret a stock chart to understand the movement of the stock market and an individual stock's performance, as well as how to make sound financial decisions.

January 18, 2023

Trading Stocks with the MACD

Watch to learn how the MACD indicator can help you measure a stock's momentum and identify potential buy and sell signals.

January 11, 2023

Research trading ideas

Mastering Limit Orders

Learn about the types, risks, and advantages of limit orders.

January 31, 2023

Fundamental Analysis

When deciding which stocks to buy, investors don't just guess. Learn how to use financial statements to decide if a stock is a good investment.

January 27, 2023

Financial Statements 101

Learn what's in financial statements and how investors use them to evaluate stocks.

January 25, 2023

Trading Up-Close