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Market Volatility

Exchanges may halt trading when the S&P 500 Index® drops quickly. Here’s how “circuit breakers” work and what they’re supposed to do.
Panic is Not an Investment Strategy

Why sometimes doing nothing may be the best response in the midst of rampant market volatility.

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Market Commentary

Services make up more of the economy, jobs, and the stock market. The time has come to focus on services data to get a sense of the overall economic picture.
Market Commentary

The speculative exuberance around special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) seems to be over, but investors still have questions about them.
Market Commentary

The age of abundance has given way to an age of scarcity, while the pro-cyclical version of inflation may have given way to the counter-cyclical version.
Market Commentary

Market volatility has picked up as labor shortages, supply bottlenecks, and rising inflation fears have narrowed the path forward. Here’s what we expect to see in the coming weeks.
Market Volatility

Exchanges may halt trading when the S&P 500 Index® drops quickly. Here’s how “circuit breakers” work and what they’re supposed to do.
Market Commentary

The pandemic has wrought havoc on the global system of trade. What does that mean for the markets and the holiday shopping season?
Schwab Market Update Podcast

U.S. equities finished mostly higher in another volatile session, as a busy day unfolded with the unofficial start to Q3 earnings season kicking off and the markets receiving their first look at the September inflation picture.
Market Commentary

Persistently going from one transitory source of inflation to the next may keep inflation elevated for longer than markets currently anticipate.
Market Commentary

September’s end brought some key winning streaks to an end courtesy of elevated risks associated with myriad economic, inflation and policy related uncertainties.

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