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Bond Insights

Short-term bond yields are high currently, but with the Federal Reserve poised to cut interest rates investors may want to consider longer-term bonds or bond funds.
Market Outlook

Relatively hot inflation reports might be blips, but they reinforce why the Fed's rate-cutting cycle might be more gradual, which could be a better backdrop for stocks.
Market Commentary

Sentiment data is beginning to match relatively strong "hard" economic data.
On Investing: Kathy Jones & Liz Ann Sonders
On Investing

Liz Ann Sonders interviews Kayne Anderson CEO Al Rabil about the state of the corporate real estate market.
Market Commentary

Market folklore provides an easy, but inaccurate guide for investing in today's interconnected and complex market. Indicators based on economic or market behavior may be preferred.
On Investing: Kathy Jones & Liz Ann Sonders
On Investing

Liz Ann Sonders discusses the state of the real estate market with famed agents Dolly Lenz and Jenny Lenz.
Bond Market Update – May 2020
Bond Insights

The latest perspective on the bond market from the Schwab Center for Financial Research, including a deep-dive on corporate and municipal bond markets.
Market Commentary

While focus remains on when the Fed will start cutting rates, history suggests other factors must be looked at when assessing forward stock market performance.
On Investing: Kathy Jones & Liz Ann Sonders
On Investing

Kathy Jones and Cooper Howard interview Jane Ridley from S&P Global about how municipal bonds are rated.

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