Schwab Market Update Audio

40 Episodes

By: Charles Schwab

The Schwab Market Update podcast delivers our informative summary of each day's trading and financial news, including key stock announcements, federal monetary policy, and market-mover statistics. Podcasts are for informational purposes only. This channel is not monitored by Charles Schwab. Please visit for contact options.

Stocks Ended Higher as Dow Members Post Mixed Earnings Data
Last Friday at 10:09 PM

U.S. equities closed out the week on a positive note, as investors sifted through another heavy dose of earnings and economic data. 

Stocks Rose as Investors Digested Economic and Earnings Data
Last Thursday at 9:56 PM

U.S. stocks ended the day in the green as the markets digested a host of economic and earnings data. 

Stocks Trim Losses in Final Hour of Trading
Last Wednesday at 9:54 PM

U.S. equities came well off their lows of the day to finish nearly where they began, as the Street sifted through a slew of mixed results with Q4 earnings season kicking into gear.

Stocks Lack Direction in Choppy Trading
Last Tuesday at 9:42 PM

U.S. equities finished mixed in a lackluster trading session, as Q4 earnings season shifted into a higher gear today. 

Stocks Extended Gains Amid Tomorrow’s Flood of Earnings Data
Last Monday at 9:40 PM

U.S. stocks were higher, extending the rally from late last week, as Q4 earnings season is set to shift into high gear tomorrow. 

Stocks Rose in Final Trading Session of the Week

U.S. equities ended higher for the day and mixed for the week, with the Dow and S&P 500 posting their first weekly declines of the new year.

Stocks Added to Yesterday’s Losses Amid Mixed Economic Data

U.S. stocks were lower, adding to yesterday’s sharp drawdown, as investors remain concerned regarding the Fed’s monetary policy decisions and its ultimate impact on the economy. 

January Rally Pauses

U.S. equities finished noticeably lower, paring some of the solid gains seen year-to-date.

Stocks Diverge Amid Mixed Banking Results

U.S. equities finished mixed as markets in the U.S. returned to action following the three-day holiday weekend. 

Stocks Higher as Q4 Earnings Season Begins

U.S. equities ended the day and week higher, as the markets reacted to a host of results from the banking sector to kick off Q4 earnings season. 

Stocks Post Gains Following Tame Inflation Report

U.S. equities finished higher in the wake of a consumer prices report that showed inflation cooled last month. 

Markets Add to Gains for the Year

U.S. equities finished higher to add to gains seen this year, with the Nasdaq on a four-day winning streak. 

Stocks Able to Post Gains in Rocky Session

U.S. equities finished higher in a choppy trading session. 

Stocks Unable to Extend Friday’s Rally

U.S. stocks were mixed as the markets came off the highest levels of the day. 

Stocks Climbed Higher Following Key Labor Report

U.S. equities rose sharply to close out the day, as investors digested December’s key nonfarm payroll report and its possible implications on future Fed moves. 

Stocks Declined Amid Jobs Reports

U.S. stocks were lower as the markets continued to speculate as to how long the Fed will keep its monetary policy tight. 

Stocks Post Gains After Rocky Start to New Year

U.S. equities finished modestly higher, paring some of the losses that have weighed on the markets to start of 2023. 

New Year Begins with Losses

U.S. equities gave up early gains and finished lower on the first trading session of the year. 

Markets End Lower in the Final Trading Session of 2022

U.S. equities closed out 2022in the red, and all three major indexes registered solid losses on a yearly basis.

Stocks Gained Ground in Quiet Trading Day

U.S. stocks rose sharply, ending a two-session losing streak, though trading volumes remain subdued in the final days of the year. 

Stocks Fall in Subdued Session

U.S. equities finished lower, adding to yesterday's losses with the markets approaching year-end. 

Stocks Mixed to Usher in New Week

U.S. equities were mixed on the first trading session of the week following the long holiday weekend. 

Stocks Higher Heading Into the Long Holiday Weekend

U.S. equities ended the day higher and the week mixed. 

Bulls Take the Reins

U.S. equities posted solid gains, adding to yesterday's advance, amid some upbeat earnings results and economic data. 

Stocks Snap Four-Day Losing Streak

U.S. equities finished higher in choppy action, posting the first gains in four sessions, as investors digested a host of monetary policy decisions from central banks in Asia. 

Stocks Declined Following Last Week’s Rate Hike Decisions

U.S. stocks were lower, adding to last week’s declines, as the global markets continued to grapple with the ultimate impact of aggressive monetary policy tightening around the world. 

Stocks End the Week Lower Following Central Bank Decisions

U.S. equities declined, posting a second-straight weekly loss, as recession worries have ratcheted higher in the wake of a host of global central bank actions earlier this week. 

Stocks Continued Yesterday’s Loss Amid Rate Hike Decisions

U.S. stocks fell amid a host of monetary policy decisions globally. 

Stocks Fall After Fed Decision

U.S. equities did an about-face and finished lower following the monetary policy decision from the Fed. 

Markets Cheer Consumer Price Report

U.S. equities were able to finish higher after coming off early solid gains in the wake of the Consumer Price Index (CPI). 

Stocks Rose as Investors Await Inflation Data and Fed Decision

U.S. stocks went up sharply in the first trading session of the week. 

Stocks Finished Lower Amid Wholesale Price Inflation Report

U.S. equities closed out the week in the red following a slightly higher-than-expected read on wholesale price inflation. 

Stocks Rose in a Quiet Trading Session

U.S. stocks ended higher in a quiet day, trimming some of the week's losses. 

Stocks Mixed Amid Continued Recession Fears

U.S. equities finished mixed and near the unchanged mark, as investors weighed recession risks and continued to grapple with the uncertainty regarding how aggressive the Fed will remain. 

Stocks Fall Amid Heightened Investor Uncertainty

U.S. equities tumbled for a second day, as uncertainty regarding how aggressive the Fed will remain was met with increased recession fears. 

Stocks Declined In the Wake of Services Sector Data

U.S. stocks fell to start off the new week amid some economic data, even as China took further measures to ease COVID restrictions

Stocks Mixed Following Release of Strong Labor Report

U.S. equities were mixed and ended near the starting line as investors digested the highly anticipated November labor report which showed stronger-than-expected job growth.

Stocks Mixed in a Busy Day Full of Economic Reports

U.S. stocks ended mixed in a choppy trading session. 

Powell Comments Fuel Rally in Markets

U.S. equities reversed course and finished with solid gains in the wake of remarks from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell at a gathering at the Brookings Institution in Washington.

Markets Close Off Lows to Finish Mixed

U.S. equities were mixed, as the markets processed a number of events and data.