Market Insights

Market Volatility: Schwab’s Quick Take

Market commentary

  • New Tax Proposals: Can They Get Through Congress?

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    The president has proposed a series of tax increases, but can they make it through Congress? What should investors be watching for?

  • Is 1970s-Style Inflation Coming Back?

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    Although we expect higher prices over the next few years, a return to that level of inflation is unlikely.

  • Is Stagflation Back?

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    The shortage of supplies indicates risk of economic weakness coupled with rising prices.

Trading

  • Weekly Trader's Outlook

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    Weekly update for options and active traders on market performance, economics, earnings, and more.

  • Today’s Options Market Update

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    Daily overview of big stock movers and unusual options activity.

  • Looking to the Futures

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    Rundown on recent events and market activity affecting futures trading.

Tax strategies

  • Tax Filing: Are You Ready?

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    The sooner you start gathering your tax forms and getting ready to file, the less stress you’re likely to feel as Tax Day approaches.

  • Four Common Tax-Filing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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    Watch out for these common errors when preparing your tax return.

  • 2020 Taxes: 8 Things to Know Now

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    With Tax Day right around the corner, here are eight things to keep in mind as you prepare to file your 2020 taxes.


Timely strategies

Planning & investing

Planning & investing

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Help Your College Grad Become an Investor

Looking for a meaningful college graduation present? Consider opening up the world of investing.

Near or in retirement

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The Backdoor Roth: Is It Right for You?

If your income is too high to contribute to a Roth IRA, there’s another way in—but it comes with some caveats.


Your frequently asked questions about volatility

Your questions about volatility

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