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The uncertainty surrounding the tax legislation is a key issue for the municipal bond market, so investors may want to focus on higher-quality bonds.
As expected, the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate at its December meeting, and stuck to its forecast of more hikes to come in 2018.
The Federal Reserve just raised rates for the third time this year. Will it affect your investments?

Investors looking forward to another strong year for corporate-related fixed income investments should probably curb their enthusiasm.

Going into 2018, global earnings growth continues to be strong, while interest rates and inflation remain low and relative valuations of stocks to bonds reasonable–typical of the later stages of a market cycle.
Kathy Jones shares her fixed income outlook for the year ahead.
2018 could be the year that bond bears finally awaken from their long slumber, sending 10-year Treasury bond yields above the three-year high of 2.6%.
The economy and the stock market have been buoyant in 2017. Should investors look for more of the same in 2018? Here’s what Schwab experts expect in the coming year.
Experts discuss how market volatility has affected high-yield corporate bonds over the last few weeks.
If you own foreign investments, you’ve probably paid foreign taxes on them. You may be able to avoid being taxed a second time on those investments if you claim a credit or deduction on your U.S. tax return. But which is the best choice?
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