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Market & Investment Insights

Get unique perspectives on market and investing trends to help keep your client portfolios ahead of the game.

Markets & economy

  • Today's Options Market Update

    December 2, 2022
    Stocks drop following strong employment data.
  • Weekly Trader’s Outlook

    December 2, 2022
    With the Fed in its quiet period, a light economic schedule and earnings season all but over, the indicators point to a relatively calm and uneventful week coming up.
  • Looking to the Futures

    December 1, 2022
    The January Light Sweet Crude Oil contract (CLF23) has increased 3.49% to 80.93 in Wednesday’s mid-morning trading after the EIA released their weekly petroleum data giving insight into crude supplies.

Education & insights

  • Behavioral finance insights

    A perspective on global equity markets through a behavioral finance lens from Omar Aguilar, Chief Investment Officer, Passive Equity and Multi-Asset Strategies of Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., a subsidiary of The Charles Schwab Corporation.

  • Timely fixed income insights

    A perspective on global economic and fixed income developments from Brett Wander, Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income of Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., a subsidiary of The Charles Schwab Corporation.

  • The changing landscape of cash investments

    Review our cash platform and how we've been evolving our strategy to ensure we continue to provide a breadth of secure, competitive cash options to support the needs of your clients.

  • Active Semi-Transparent ETFs: What's Under the Hood?

    When buying a car, experts recommend that it's a good idea to pop the hood and take a look inside. The same is true for active semi-transparent exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Schwab Center for Financial Research®

One of the ways we demonstrate our commitment to investment advisors is through the Schwab Center for Financial Research® (SCFR). This industry-leading research organization delivers original, fact-based analysis on key investing topics, including:

  • The markets
  • Portfolio management
  • The economy
  • Investment strategy
  • Retirement planning
  • Financial planning

Our experts produce and disseminate proprietary perspectives that you'll find only at Schwab.

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