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The global health crisis is devastating economies around the world. As the countries that first felt the impact, like China and South Korea, begin to see improvements in the health of their populations and their economies, are there lessons for the U.S. recovery?
The municipal bond market has been hit hard by COVID-19 and market volatility. Here are our answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.
Worried about selling in a down market? There's more than one way to come up with cash when you need it.
Establish a spread on your entire portfolio using S&P 500® Index put options for downside protection.
This recession is the result of a shock, not the natural end result of a slow build-up of excesses. This may mean the recession and bear market could be deeper, but also that the duration may be shorter.
Making the beneficial choice the easiest choice can streamline decision-making. But be aware of exactly who’s benefitting.  
Schwab experts share their perspectives on how the legislation may affect individuals and markets.
IG bonds may make sense for income-oriented investors with long investing horizons, including people near or in retirement.
If you are close to retiring, beware of the little-known sequence-of-returns risk that could take a huge slice out of your retirement income.
The U.S. quickly injects massive stimulus into the economy. Will it be enough to keep companies and individuals afloat?

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