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Although the dollar’s rise has stalled recently, there are reasons to believe the bull market isn’t over.
Fixed-rated bonds are beginning to look more attractive than investments with floating coupon rates.
Three Schwab experts weigh in on what they’re watching for in the markets and economy this year.
Whether you’re up or down, here’s how to know when to consider selling a stock, bond or fund.
Risks are rising in the corporate bond market, and we think that it’s time to play defense with your corporate bond investments and consider moving up in credit quality.
Over the next decade, market returns are expected to fall short of historical averages, while global stocks are likely to outperform U.S. stocks.
The Federal Reserve’s dovish turn at its policymaking meeting in January was a surprise for the markets, coming only six weeks after the Fed last raised rates and indicated further tightening was likely. What happened?
The investment-grade corporate bond market has become riskier, and we suggest investors focus on issues and investments that have higher average credit ratings.
As investors get closer to retirement, they often start to think more about bonds—and about reducing risk.
The Federal Reserve has indicated that they’re unlikely to raise interest rates again in the near-term, but does that mean we should throw caution to the wind?
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