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

  Hugh McGuirk  

on 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.

T. Rowe Price Weekly Market Wrap-Ups

March 27, 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

March 11, 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.

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.

T. Rowe Price Quarterly Market Wrap-Ups

January 15, 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.

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.

The Advantages of Munis

June 20, 2014

Despite market headwinds last year, munis continue to provide significant advantages to fixed income investors. Municipal bonds issued by state and local governments provide investors with tax-free income and the benefits of diversification—important aspects of a long-term investor's portfolio.

Indian Elections: A Mandate for Change

June 18, 2014

While the finalized results have yet to be confirmed, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led coalition is on course for a record election victory in India. It will be the first time since 1984 that a single party will have gained a majority on its own (more than 272 seats) and, more importantly, the first time since independence in 1947 that India...

Looking Beyond Emerging Market Headlines

April 25, 2014

Emerging markets have faced lagging performance and myriad challenges in recent years, including slowing economies, concerns about China's financial system, reduced liquidity by the U.S. Federal Reserve, and geopolitical tensions.