Market Volatility

2024 Global Outlook

Our outlook for 2024 is for a gradual U-shaped recovery composed of seemingly chaotic movements in economic data with turning points in policy rates and earnings growth.

December 04, 2023 Jeffrey Kleintop

Market Volatility

Implied Volatility & Price Moves

Is the market pricing in a greater-than-typical move in a stock? Check the Market Maker Move™ indicator on the thinkorswim® platform. It can help inform your trading decisions.

August 28, 2023

Investing in AI

As businesses worldwide adopt the technology, the innovation of AI may result in market leadership changes, global economic growth, and investor opportunities.

August 14, 2023

Japan: Reclaiming Lost Decades

Japanese stocks may help boost performance of international markets although the unique nature of Japan's economic and business structure could pose some risks.

June 20, 2023

Market Volatility

Hedging in Volatile Times

Option hedging strategies work best if you're already hedged when the correction arrives. But even if you're late to the game, you still have "options."

May 24, 2023

House Passes Debt Ceiling Bill

Although the House narrowly approved a bill designed to jumpstart negotiations, the issue is far from resolved.

April 27, 2023

Short-Duration Stocks Revisit

Although central banks may be near the end of the rate hike cycle, short-duration stocks may still be an attractive investment theme should interest rates remain at higher levels.

April 10, 2023

Market Volatility

Bank Worries Strike Again

What our experts think about today's market action.

March 15, 2023

Banking Turmoil and the Fed

The situation may relieve some pressure on the Federal Reserve, possibly leading to a pause or slowing in its current rate-hike cycle.

March 13, 2023

Investing in a Bear Market

Bear markets are part of a normal market cycle. Understanding the basics and history of these markets can help investors make strategic investment decisions when bear markets occur.

February 23, 2023

Market Volatility

What's the VVIX?

The volatility of volatility, or VVIX, can be helpful to add to your watchlist. Learn how the VVIX can help inform strategy decisions in VIX options.

February 06, 2023

Everything Everywhere Rally

Despite market volatility, inflationary pressures, and a potential earnings recession, a rally involving stocks, bonds, and some commodities started in November still persists.

January 30, 2023

Retired Investors and Inflation

The double whammy of tanked investments and high inflation is challenging, especially for retirees. Here's help.

January 18, 2023