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Federal Reserve policymakers kept short-term interest rates steady, but their updated projections indicate the next move will be a rate cut.
It may be tempting to chase returns, but we suggest a cautious approach, focusing on higher-rated issuers during the second half of the year.
Was your tax refund smaller than in previous years? Did you owe more than usual? Here’s why.
Bipartisan retirement savings legislation currently moving through Congress stands a real chance at becoming law this year.
On today’s Stock Market Report, Michael Townsend explains the current state of uncertainty surrounding the debt limit and how the markets could react.
The turnaround in the Golden State has resulted in higher credit quality for many issuers in the state, and lower spreads for California muni bonds.
Michael Townsend looks at two major U.S. trade decisions regarding China and the deal to replace NAFTA, and explains how they could potentially affect the markets.
How to decipher the Fed’s quarterly “dot-plot” chart.
Three Schwab experts weigh in on what they’re watching for in the markets and economy this year.
On this episode of Stock Market Report, Randy Frederick takes a closer look at how the current government shutdown might affect the stock market.
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