Your Guide to Bond Taxes

Unless you're buying a bond at issue and holding it to maturity, the tax rules for bond proceeds can get complicated pretty quickly.

What Can the Sahm Rule Tell Us About the Economy?

Former Fed economist Claudia Sahm discusses the December jobs report and the potential for rate cuts this year.

Where the U.S. Dollar May Be Headed in 2024

With the Federal Reserve poised to begin cutting interest rates this year, the dollar may drift generally downward. However, its performance against individual currencies may vary widely.

What are Bonds? Understanding Bond Types and How They Work

Learn about the most common bond types and how rising interest rates can impact them.

How to Buy Bonds: A 3-Step Guide

Shopping for bonds? The bonds you choose should align with your risk tolerance and goals. Discover what to consider before buying any bond.

A Guide to Navigating the Bond Market

How different bond types may respond to higher interest rates and ideas for selecting the ones most compatible with your portfolio.

Schwab's 2024 Long-Term Capital Market Expectations

Our current 10-year outlook highlights better opportunities for cash and bonds, primarily driven by higher starting yields, and a steady outlook for stocks.

The Fed Holds Steady with a Dovish Pivot

Kathy Jones discusses the Fed's latest decision and interviews former Fed economist Dr. Julia Coronado.

Market Outlook: What's in Store for 2024?

As we approach 2024, what can investors expect from the markets in the new year?

Corporate Bond Outlook: A Dash of Caution

Overall, we expect corporate bonds to deliver positive returns in 2024, but we remain cautious about the potential for a downturn in the economy to have a negative impact on lower-rated bonds.