Jeffrey Kleintop

CFA®, Managing Director, Chief Global Investment Strategist, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.

As Managing Director and Chief Global Investment Strategist at Charles Schwab, Jeffrey is responsible for analyzing and discussing international markets, trends, and events to help investors understand their significance and financial implications. He provides research, commentary, and actionable insights to Schwab’s client-facing teams and the firm’s Investor Services and Advisor Services clients.

Prior to joining Schwab, Jeffrey served as chief market strategist at LPL Financial. Earlier in his career, he was chief investment strategist at PNC Wealth. Cited in The Wall Street Journal as one of “Wall Street’s best and brightest,” Jeffrey frequently appears on CNBC, Bloomberg TV, and CNN, and is often quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, and the Financial Times.

Jeffrey earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Delaware and an M.B.A. from Pennsylvania State University. He also studied at the London School of Economics and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) charter holder.

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Market Commentary

Services make up more of the economy, jobs, and the stock market. The time has come to focus on services data to get a sense of the overall economic picture.
Market Commentary

Market volatility has picked up as labor shortages, supply bottlenecks, and rising inflation fears have narrowed the path forward. Here’s what we expect to see in the coming weeks.
Market Commentary

Persistently going from one transitory source of inflation to the next may keep inflation elevated for longer than markets currently anticipate.