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CONTENT WITH Market Commentary
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We highlight the risks that threaten a vulnerable global economy and the investment opportunities that may surprise unprepared investors.
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Stocks have made little traction over the last year and a half. Is that set to continue, or are markets poised to break one way or the other?
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Myriad economic, market and policy battles are raging today; providing some color, but lots of gray area as we look ahead to the second half of the year.
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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.
There are a lot of ways your emotions and biases can get in the way of buying or selling a stock. What are some strategies to try to overcome these traps?
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The midpoint of the year is a good time to take a broader view of your sector allocation and what issues may affect sectors in the second half of 2019.
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Schwab's view on the real estate sector, which covers companies involved in real estate and includes equity REITs.
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Schwab's view on the consumer staples sector, which includes consumer items that tend to be viewed as household necessities.
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Schwab's view on the utilities sector, which covers a variety of industries that generate and deliver power and water.
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Schwab's view on the information technology sector, which covers most makers and providers of computer, data, and electronic equipment and services.
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