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Retaliatory tariffs raise concerns about slowing global economic growth and rising recession risk.
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With earnings season over and the economic calendar relatively light, it’s safe to say that government by Twitter will continue to be the main driver of markets again next week.
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The Federal Reserve has paused rate hikes—now what?
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Negative interest rates—especially at the long end of the yield curve—are a new phenomenon.
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If rate cuts aren’t seen as enough to address slowing growth and policymakers turn to direct currency intervention, the resulting currency war could be bad news for investors.
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Economic data is still showing a mixed picture, but we are seeing increasing warning signs—so what should investors do?
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Sectors have had a relatively steady relationship with the business cycle, but is it changing—and if so, what does it mean for investors?
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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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