Schwab Market Perspective: Mid-Year Outlook

Diverging economic data and changing expectations for rate cuts have continued to complicate the market outlook.

Can Agency Bonds Offer Extra Yield?

Federal agency bonds generally carry the same high credit rating as U.S. Treasuries, yet can sometimes offer slightly higher yields. Here's what to consider.

Will a Maturity Wall Matter for Investors?

High-yield bond issuers face a wall of maturity debt over the next four years. Could it spell trouble for the high-yield bond market?

Midyear Outlook: Corporate Bonds and Muni Bonds

Collin Martin and Cooper Howard take a look at the state of the corporate bond and muni bond markets halfway through the year.

Mid-Year Outlook: Fixed Income

Looking into the second half of the year, we are optimistic that returns will be stronger, but also expect volatility to remain elevated.

Buying a Muni Below Par? Reasons to Think Twice

Discounted municipal bonds could expose you to unexpected taxes. Here's what to know before you buy.

TIPS and Inflation: What to Know Now

Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities, or TIPS, can help buffer a portfolio against inflation. However, it's important to understand their unique characteristics and complex nature.

Should You Consider High-yield Municipal Bonds?

We believe high-yield munis carry additional risks, but are worth consideration by investors in higher tax brackets who are comfortable taking added risks.

What's New in Stock Sectors & Corporate Bonds?

Kathy Jones and Collin Martin analyze the attractiveness of corporate bond yields, and Liz Ann Sonders interviews Kevin Gordon about sector performance.

Callable Bonds: Understanding How They Work

Reviewing the basics can keep you from being caught off guard if your investment is returned to you before the stated maturity date.