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CONTENT WITH Government Policy
Tried and true economic signals are mixed and have investors in a quandary. Kathy Jones joins the podcast to discuss what investors should be watching for as economic growth slows and inflation ramps up.
It’s been two years since markets had to worry about the debt ceiling, which often sparks market volatility. Now it’s back, and the clock is ticking for Congress to address it. Here’s what investors need to know.
Washington’s slow progress on infrastructure, taxes, deficits, debt, and bills aimed at big tech leaves investors with many questions. Mike Townsend offers updates and discusses the potential for market volatility.
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Over the past 70 years, rising government debt generally has been accompanied by weaker economic activity. But it’s not a simple relationship.
What can investors expect from the markets in the second half of 2021?
How to decipher the Fed’s quarterly “dot-plot” chart.
Liz Ann Sonders, Schwab’s chief investment strategist, joins Mike to explore what’s driving the current burst of inflation and to share her insights on the future inflation picture and what it means for investors.
U.S. foreign policy initiatives will take center stage at the upcoming G7 summit, but Congress will be busy at home working through a long list of policy decisions, including the president’s 2022 budget proposal.
The SEC’s agenda is packed with issues that directly impact individual investors. What steps are underway to address them while keeping the markets moving?
The president has proposed a series of tax increases, but can they make it through Congress? What should investors be watching for?
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