Our fund managers and analysts comment on market movements and what may be ahead.

  Arif Husan  

on June 17, 2015

Investors are finding it harder to predict the actions of global central banks. Having previously provided forward guidance and clear targets, investors are now left to deal with less information and more uncertainty. This has had the tendency to create more volatility within markets.

T. Rowe Price Weekly Market Wrap-Ups

June 26, 2015

Review current performance analyses and weekly statistics for stock and bond markets in the U.S. and abroad, including regional and broad-based international indexes and principal currency exchange rates.

T. Rowe Price Monthly Market Wrap-Ups

June 15, 2015

This page provides a recap of last month's key U.S. and international market action, complete with returns for the major averages, a U.S. economic outlook, and timely investment perspectives from T. Rowe Price fund managers.

Why Take Diversification Beyond Credit Quality Alone

April 21, 2015

How the U.S. Federal Reserve manages its exit from emergency liquidity programs will have important implications for all asset markets and could increase volatility. Meanwhile, monetary policies are also becoming less synchronized globally.

T. Rowe Price Quarterly Market Wrap-Ups

April 10, 2015

Read what T. Rowe Price managers are saying about U.S. and world market events of the past quarter, quarterly statistics on market indices, and manager perspectives on what lies ahead for investors.

Expect More Modest Returns for Muni Bonds

March 19, 2015

After suffering a moderate loss in 2013, the municipal bond market rebounded last year as the Barclays Municipal Bond Index gained about 9%, outperforming taxable corporate and Treasury bonds.

A Cautious View on Energy Investing

February 12, 2015

After falling by more than half since last June, oil prices are not likely to recover to previous highs for a long time, and the energy sector may remain under pressure for an extended period, possibly years, says Shinwoo Kim, a T. Rowe Price energy analyst.

Assessing the Value of Your Estate

November 25, 2014

Understanding what your estate is worth can help ensure your planning efforts are on the right track.

Taking stock of what assets you own and their total worth is an important step in financial and estate planning. Having a full picture will help you determine how much is likely to be passed on to your heirs...

The Great Piggy Bank Adventure: A Focus on Kids and Money

November 25, 2014

After trying out The Great Piggy Bank Adventure® online game in 10 regions across the country during the last school year, Junior Achievement USA® (JA) is expanding its use nationally this school year.

"One of our pillars is financial literacy, and we want to incorporate more digital...

How Opposing Interest Rates Can Help You

October 24, 2014

Interest rates in the developed countries are decoupling, as central banks find themselves at different points in their domestic economic cycles. Monetary policies in the emerging markets, never that closely linked to each other to begin with, also continue to diverge.

Step Up To 15% Savings

July 24, 2014

Small increases in your savings today can make a sizable difference in retirement. When you are working toward your retirement savings goals, T. Rowe Price recommends saving 15% or more of your annual salary for your retirement. Based on our research, investors who save this amount are best positioned to meet their income needs in retirement.