Weekly Market Outlook

May 22, 2023
Chief Global Investment Strategist Jeffrey Kleintop’s 90-second take on the markets for the week ahead.
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Get Schwab's view on international markets. 

Debt Problem More Than Just a Ceiling

Although few nations have a debt ceiling similar to the U.S.', rising government debt levels are a widespread global risk that may lead to lower economic output and weaker growth.

Schwab Market Perspective: Debt Ceiling Standoff

Political brinkmanship in Washington adds to concerns about the economy.

Shortages to Gluts: Labor Market

Shifts in the labor market due to monetary policy tightening would see lagged effects that may not aid central banks' efforts to materially affect core inflation by year's end.

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