Liz Ann Sonders

Liz Ann Sonders

Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Strategist, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.

As Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Strategist at Charles Schwab, Liz Ann has a range of investment strategy responsibilities, from market and economic analysis to investor education, all focused on the individual investor.

A keynote speaker at numerous industry conferences, Liz Ann is regularly quoted in financial publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Barron’s, and the Financial Times, and she appears as a regular guest on CNBC, Bloomberg, CNN, Yahoo! Finance and Fox Business News programs. Liz Ann has been named “Best Market Strategist” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and one of SmartMoney magazine’s “Power 30.” Barron’s has named her to their  “100 Most Influential Women in Finance” list and Investment Advisor has included her on the “IA 25,” its list of the 25 most important people in and around the financial advisory profession.

 In 1999, Liz Ann joined U.S. Trust—which was acquired by Schwab in 2000—as a managing director and member of its Investment Policy Committee. Previously, Liz Ann was a managing director and senior portfolio manager at Avatar Associates, an original division of the Zweig/Avatar Group.

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Market Commentary

Special purpose acquisition companies—also known as blank-check companies—have gained immense popularity since the beginning of 2020.
Pump it Up: Earnings Season Starts Off Strong
Market Commentary

Although earnings season has a ways to go, the results have been strong enough to significantly boost growth expectations, while also easing some valuation concerns.
Schwab Market Perspective: Springing Forward
Market Commentary

The U.S. economy remains on solid footing, continuing to move into a period of exceptional growth.