Market Research

Market Overview

The Market Overview page provides index performance information, a stock market update, the current strongest performing investments, your recent quotes and access to real-time market news and events at a glance. To start researching from the Markets Overview page, log in to your Scottrade® account and hover over Quotes & Research, then click US Markets under the Markets heading.

Market Statistics

The Market Statistics page provides a visual performance recap for the NASDAQ, NYSE, AMEX, DOW 30 and S&P 500, and includes access to customizable charts that measure indexes, sectors, breadth, fixed income, currencies and commodities. To access Market Statistics, hover over Quotes & Research and click Market Statistics under the Markets heading.

Market Pulse

The Market Pulse page is equipped with charts and heat maps that measure performance and trading volume for indexes and ETFs in a quick, visual format. A heat map is a grid that uses space and shading to display volume and percent change for a security or index. The Market Pulse page enables you to use heat maps and charts to compare ETF performance to overall index performance at a glance. To access Market Pulse, hover over Quotes & Research and click Market Pulse under the Markets heading.

Market Commentary

Scottrade provides Market Commentary from credible sources including Dow Jones, S&P, Briefing.com and the aggregate newswires. Access to the latest news can help you spot and react to market opportunities related to news events. Current news can help you track company and stock changes that impact the market and your investments. To access Market Commentary, hover over Quotes & Research and click Market Commentary under the News & Commentary heading.

Analyst Views

Analyst views on market opportunities can help you evaluate how to grow your portfolio steadily within your risk comfort level. Learn about analyst views available through the Scottrade client website. To access Analyst Views, hover over Quotes & Research and click Analyst Views under Tools & Ideas.

Sectors & Industries

The Sectors & Industries page of your account allows you to start research with a high-level view of sector performance and gradually narrow your search all the way to a specific stock. Viewing high-level performance gives you the opportunity to see how your investments perform compared to their peers, industry and sector. To access the Sectors & Industries page, hover over Quotes & Research and click on Sectors & Industries under the Markets heading.

Market Calendar

The Market Calendar tracks general market activity as well as changes that are specific to your account as they happen. The increased awareness of market activity provided by the Market Calendar help you spot and react to market opportunities as they become available and prepare for changes that will impact your account holdings. To access the Market Calendar, hover over Quotes & Research and click Market Calendar under the Tools & Ideas heading.

World Markets

The World Markets page reports market performance for Asia, Europe and the Americas, and provides values for major world currencies. The information provided allows you to track global trading activity and monitor market events that might impact your investments in the U.S. To view the World Markets page, hover over Quotes & Research and click World Markets under the Markets heading.

Investors should consider the investment objectives, charges, expense, and unique risk profile of an exchange-traded fund (ETF) before investing. A prospectus contains this and other information about the fund and may be obtained online or by contacting Scottrade.  The prospectus should be read carefully before investing.

The tools described are for information purposes only, and their use does not guarantee a profit. None of the information provided should be considered a recommendation or solicitation to invest in, or liquidate, a particular security or type of security. Investors should fully research any security before making an investment decision. Securities are subject to market fluctuation and may lose value.