Kathy Jones

Managing Director, Chief Fixed Income Strategist, Schwab Center for Financial Research

As Managing Director and Chief Fixed Income Strategist for the Schwab Center for Financial Research, Kathy is responsible for interest rate and currency analysis as well as fixed income education for investors at Schwab.

Prior to joining Schwab in 2011, Kathy was a fixed income strategist at Morgan Stanley, where she specialized in global macro strategy covering domestic and international bonds and foreign exchange. She has also been a consultant in the alternative investment area and previously served as executive vice president of the Debt Capital Markets division of Prudential Securities.

Kathy has analyzed global bond, foreign currency, and commodity markets extensively throughout her career as an investment analyst and strategist, working with both institutional and retail clients. She makes regular broadcast appearances on CNBC, Yahoo Finance, and Bloomberg, and is often quoted by The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, and Reuters.

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Market Commentary

The economy has slowed amid rising inflation, aggressive monetary policy tightening and persistent global supply chain crises. In turn, the U.S. stock market has weakened.
Bond Insights

Major central banks are hiking interest rates rapidly and shrinking their balance sheets in an effort to "normalize" policy. The question hanging over the market is, "What is a normal policy rate?"
Bond Insights

The first quarter was brutal for fixed income investors, as bond prices fell and yields rose. However, the steep rise in yields should mean that income investors can finally earn relatively attractive yields in the bond market, after enduring nearly three years of near-zero interest rates.