Market Insights

Fed Still Hasn’t Found What it’s Looking For

Market commentary

  • 2021 Mid-Year Market Outlook: Peak or Pause?


    Here’s what we expect to see in the second half of the year.

  • Turn Turn Turn: Rotations Persist


    It’s been a highly-rotational stock market this year in terms of leadership; with aggressively-speculative themes peppered in. Remember, neither FOMO nor HODL are investment strategies.

  • Schwab Market Perspective: Beneath the Surface


    Recent economic data paints one picture, but there’s a lot going on beneath the surface.


  • Weekly Trader's Outlook


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

  • Today’s Options Market Update


    Daily overview of big stock movers and unusual options activity.

  • Looking to the Futures


    Rundown on recent events and market activity affecting futures trading.

Timely strategies

Planning & investing

Planning & investing

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Potential, Long-Term Benefits of Investing Your HSA

Health savings accounts are for more than just routine medical expenses. By investing a portion of your account, you can potentially grow your funds tax-free.

Near or in retirement

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Roth vs. Traditional IRAs: Which Is Right for You?

Traditional  and Roth IRAs have distinct requirements, including eligibility and contribution limits. Here’s a guide to help you decide what’s best for you.

Your frequently asked questions about the markets

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Investor FAQs

Looking for answers? Get helpful insights on current issues from Schwab market experts.

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