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Bond Insights

The bond market has been in hibernation for months, and investors may have become complacent about risks.
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.
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A gradual slowing of stimulus heralds a potential drop for the world’s stock markets, but the evidence suggests a possibility for a positive outcome.
Bond Insights

There are multiple factors to consider, including your tax rate.
Bond Insights

We believe it can, at least in the short term.
Market Commentary

Since COVID’s wrath began, the stock market has gone through three major phases of leadership, with a fourth possibly underway driven in part by seasonals.
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Supply chain issues are worsening, increasing the risk to sales, production, and inflation. European stocks may offer an opportunity to avoid these risks.
Bond Insights

Although the prospect of the Federal Reserve tapering its bond purchases has unsettled markets in the past, we expect it to be more orderly this time around.
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You can get indirect exposure to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies through Schwab—but there are a few things you should know first.

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