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Market Commentary

The world’s second-largest economy and consumer market has likely slipped into a recession, at least by China’s standards.
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.
Tax Strategies

Was your tax refund smaller than in previous years? Did you owe more than usual? Here’s why.
Market Commentary

The human costs of military action are unmeasurable. Yet, the stock market reaction to an incursion or invasion of Ukraine may echo those of the past with little measurable impact for diversified investors.
Market Commentary

Global benchmark yields are moving higher along with economic sentiment. We expect yields to remain positively correlated to market returns, favoring cyclical and value stocks.
2022 Schwab Market Outlook

Persistent high-tide growth is likely to help float the global economy safely over the rocks of risks in 2022, despite waves of worries: COVID, inflation, shortages & rate hikes.
Market Commentary

After a year of supply shortages, the global economy may be closer to the end of the supply chain problems than the beginning.
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.
Schwab Market Update Podcast

U.S. equities closed mostly higher in a somewhat cautious session as the S&P 500 and Dow continued to flirt with all-time highs.

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