Markets

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.

Markets content

Market Commentary

A spike in prices and interest rates has dealt a significant blow to housing affordability, elevating the potential for the housing market's weakness to dampen economic growth.
Market Commentary

Inflation continues to run hot, raising the prospect that the Federal Reserve will tighten monetary policy more sharply than expected—possibly tipping the U.S. economy into recession.
Market Commentary

Economic uncertainty may have peaked in the first half of 2022, but it remains high. Stocks are likely to continue to feel the weight of Federal Reserve policy tightening, shrinking market liquidity and slower economic growth.
Market Commentary

What our experts think about the recent stock market drop.
Market Commentary

Here are the basics.
Market Commentary

Key things to know first.
Market Commentary

Rising inflation, rate hikes, supply-chain problems and the Russia-Ukraine war have contributed to growing recession fears. While recessions are impossible to predict, we think the risk of one—sooner rather than later—has picked up.
Market Commentary

Panic is never a good investment strategy—nor is greed. Here's how disciplined investing helps navigate through volatile environments.
Market Commentary

Economic uncertainty may have peaked in the first half of 2022 but could still contribute to volatility and affect market performance for the remainder of the year.

Find Markets content