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Insight and News

Schwab Market Talk

Advisors, join our monthly webcast series to get your market and economic questions answered by Charles Schwab & Co. experts Liz Ann Sonders (Chief Investment Strategist), Kathy Jones (Chief Fixed Income Strategist) and Jeffrey Kleintop (Chief Global Investment Strategist).

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Chart in a Minute

A simple visual that can help illustrate technical market perspectives.

 

The highest municipal bond yields since 2009?

The sharp sell-off in municipal bonds in 2022 has created potential tax-equivalent yield opportunities that have rarely existed since 2009. Use this client-approved chart to help your clients understand the current market backdrop.

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Read the latest insights from Omar Aguilar, Ph.D.

Stay up to date with the latest insights from Omar Aguilar, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Schwab Asset Management.

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Omar Aguilar

Read the latest insights from Brett Wander, CFA

Stay up to date with the latest insights from Brett Wander, CFA, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of Fixed Income Strategies

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Investment insights

Read the latest research, perspectives, and analysis from our investment professionals.

Chart in a Minute

The sharp sell-off in municipal bonds in 2022 has created potential tax-equivalent yield opportunities that have rarely existed since 2009. Use this client-approved chart to help your clients understand the current market backdrop.
Behavioral finance
Investment Insights
Leadership Insights

Are past economic events haunting your clients’ concerns about inflation, rising interest rates, and the potential for a U.S. recession? If so, anchoring bias may be to blame. Omar Aguilar has three strategies to help advisors address this cognitive bias and realign your clients’ focus.
Chart in a Minute

Yields on Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) are up sharply in 2022. This chart provides a potential conversation starter to help your clients understand why a TIPS allocation might make sense.
Chart in a Minute

Slowing growth, elevated inflation, and tighter major central bank policies may support dividend-paying stocks, particularly if a global recession emerges. This chart provides a potential client conversation starter.

News and events

See news highlights and learn about upcoming events.

Press Releases

Today, October 13, 2022, Schwab Asset Management, the asset management arm of The Charles Schwab Corporation, announces that it is the first large asset manager to pilot a new proxy polling solution from global fintech firm, Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR).
Press Releases

Today, October 12, 2022, the Schwab Municipal Bond ETF (SCMB) begins trading on the NYSE Arca.
Press Releases

While their affinity for ETFs remains strong, ETF investors also desire more personalized portfolios.

Leadership insights

Keep updated on valuable insights from our leadership team—from the latest on the global markets and asset management industry, to behavioral finance and investor biases.

Rick Wurster

Rick Wurster

President, The Charles Schwab Corporation, Head of Schwab Asset Management Solutions
Omar Aguilar

Omar Aguilar, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer
Brett Wander, CFA

Brett Wander

CIO of Fixed Income and Tactical Solutions