International

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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.

Weekly Market Outlook

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

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?

Declaring Independence From the U.S.

Dollar strength resulting from central banks' independent policies on rate cuts is unlikely to be tampered by China's deflation or geopolitics.

Earnings Season May Bring Changes

Earnings growth, a driver of long-term stock market performance, seems to be expanding beyond a handful of U.S. equities, supporting more broad-based market performance.

Emerging-Market Bonds: Are Returns Worth the Risk?

Emerging-market local-currency bonds have rallied sharply since last October, along with other risky segments of the global bond market. However, navigating the market can be challenging.

What Could Turn China Around?

Changes in China's economic policy tend not be communicated prior to implementation. What can we expect from China's stock market in response to any shifts?

Quarterly Market Outlook: Waiting for the Fed

The Federal Reserve weighs the data while investors wonder: When will rate cuts begin?

2024 Elections: What Are the Trade Risks?

Global elections may lean towards nationalist policies that could hinder trade in goods via tariffs, but also boost growth in domestic industries to counter inflationary effects.