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Why Are Bond Yields Falling?

The Federal Reserve's pledge to curb inflation appears to have resonated with the market. If the central bank raises rates as much as recent projections indicate, the risk of recession rises. Consequently, bond yields have been pulling back from recent highs and the yield curve has flattened.

July 06, 2022 Kathy Jones

Shortages Have Led to Gluts

Inventory gluts have been bad news for the stocks of companies experiencing them, but could also be indicating an inflation peak, which tends to be an ingredient for market bottoms.

July 05, 2022 Jeffrey Kleintop

Mid-Year Muni Market Outlook

We suggest that muni investors consider taking advantage of the recent selloff by moving up in both credit quality and coupon structure, and moderately extending duration.

July 01, 2022 Cooper Howard

Mid-Year Credit Outlook

After the steep drop in prices during the first half of this year, yields on many corporate bond investments are at or near 12-year highs. While that is attractive from an income perspective, we still suggest a maintaining a defensive approach, as risks are rising.

June 28, 2022 Collin Martin

Can't Find My Way Home

A spike in prices and interest rates has dealt a significant blow to housing affordability, elevating the potential for the housing market's weakness to dampen economic growth.

June 27, 2022 Liz Ann Sonders

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Jeffrey Kleintop

Recession: Risk in Reversals

Jeffrey Kleintop
June 21, 2022

Market Perspective: Price Shock

Liz Ann Sonders, Jeffrey Kleintop, Kathy Jones
June 17, 2022

Fed Gets Aggressive

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Trading and Social Media

Social media is full of trading tips—but should you listen?

April 07, 2022 Randy Frederick

Rational Buy & Sell Decisions

Schwab experts explain how to tune out market noise and make more deliberate investment decisions.

March 14, 2022

Common Options Mistakes

When it comes to options trading, education and awareness are important for establishing a strong foundation. Consider these common mistakes that traders often encounter.

January 24, 2022 Nathan Peterson

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Ryan Hinsen
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Sticky inflation leads Fed to give rates a bigger bump. Could change be on the horizon for the economy and the markets?

June 16, 2022

Fighting Investing Fears

We can be our own worst enemy when emotional and behavioral factors drive our investing decisions. So how do we get past them and make sound choices?

June 02, 2022

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June 29, 2022 Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz

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