International

Stay up to date on commentary related specifically to international markets.

Q2 Surprises and What Could Surprise in Q3

Discover what surprised markets in the second quarter of 2024 and understand the potential drivers of volatility for the third quarter.

Weekly Market Outlook

Chief Global Investment Strategist Jeffrey Kleintop's 90-second take on the markets for the week ahead.

Schwab Market Perspective: Connecting the Pieces

Softening inflation supports the potential for a Federal Reserve interest rate cut in coming months, but there are complexities below the surface.

How Much "Tech" Do You Own?

Owning only the U.S. stock market likely means being overweight Tech. But Tech stocks don't always outperform. Investors may want to look outside the U.S. to be diversified.

Election Risk Returns

A top risk for investors, elections may see a shift from centrist to more populist policy that could slow exports, raise inflation, and increase volatility in the global markets.

Midyear Outlook: Equities, International & Washington

What can investors expect from the U.S. stock market, the global markets, and the policy landscape in D.C. in the second half of 2024?

2024 Mid-Year Outlook: Global Stocks and Economy

As the global economy builds on its recovery this year, markets may see increased volatility due to divergent central bank policies, geopolitics and election outcomes.

Schwab Market Perspective: The Pace of Rate Cuts

Inflation data has continued to fuel uncertainty about when the Federal Reserve will begin to cut interest rates. It's a question with global implications.

The Recession Has Ended

Europe's mild recession is over, with growth expected to continue. Valuations for eurozone stocks remain attractive, offering the potential for further price appreciation.

Are Global Headaches Triggering Risks & Rewards?

International markets continue to outperform U.S. markets, but not without obvious concerns. How do you weigh the risk-reward ratio when adding foreign stocks to your portfolio?