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Schwab Market Perspective: Springing Forward
Market Commentary

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

Examining performance trends over the past year reveals a nuanced relationship.
Market Commentary

Over the past 70 years, rising government debt generally has been accompanied by weaker economic activity. But it’s not a simple relationship.
Market Commentary

Vaccine rollouts in major countries are proceeding at different speeds, and investors are torn between optimism about business re-openings and concern about rising interest rates.
Bond Insights

Easy monetary policy and rising federal budget deficits could undermine confidence in the dollar, but its role as the dominant global currency looks secure.
Higher Ground: Fed Keeps Rates Unchanged but Upgrades Outlook
Market Commentary

The Fed kept rates unchanged, but upgraded its outlook; while the “dots plot” moved higher amid a rising percentage of officials expecting an earlier “lift off” in rates.
Market Commentary

China’s growth for 2021 appears strong, but February holds key developments that could impact this outlook, including stock delistings, trade, and COVID-19.
2021 Schwab Market Outlook

With COVID-19 vaccines on the horizon, the longer-term economic outlook appears brighter.
Market Commentary

Reports of a successful vaccine trial send stocks higher. What does it mean for the economy?

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