Our Philosophy and What Matters in the Markets

October 27, 2023 Liz Ann SondersKathy Jones
Kathy Jones and Liz Ann Sonders explain their investing philosophies and how they analyze market data.

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In the first episode of Schwab's new podcast, On Investing, hosts Liz Ann Sonders and Kathy Jones introduce each other and explain what matters to them as they analyze the equity and bond markets. They also discuss the current market cycle and what the broader picture might tell us.

Liz Ann Sonders is Schwab's chief investment strategist. She's regularly quoted in financial publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Barron's, and the Financial Times.

She also appears as a regular guest on CNBC, Bloomberg, CNN, Yahoo! Finance, and Fox Business News. Liz Ann has been named "Best Market Strategist" by Kiplinger's Personal Finance and one of SmartMoney magazine's "Power 30." Barron's has named her to its "100 Most Influential Women in Finance" list, and Investment Advisor has included her on the "IA 25," its list of the 25 most important people in and around the financial advisory profession.

Kathy is Schwab's chief fixed income strategist. She is a regular guest on CNBC, Yahoo Finance, Bloomberg TV, and many other networks and is often quoted by  The Wall Street Journal, The New York TimesFinancial Times, and Reuters. Kathy has been an analyst of global credit markets throughout her career, working with both institutional and retail clients.

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