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CONTENT WITH Market Commentary
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Markets ended the week on a high note, buoyed by positive trade developments, constructive Brexit talks and the extension of Fed T-bill purchases. While trade is not resolved, sentiment appears to have shifted in favor of the bulls this week.
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With a resurfacing in trade tensions and persistent economic uncertainties, investors should prepare for further volatility.
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Recession concerns have some investors eyeing defensive stalwarts, but some of the classic defensive sectors currently come at a high price.
From a trade war with China to geopolitical conflict with Iran, how heavily do international issues weigh on the markets?
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Employment reports are increasingly in focus due to weak survey data and a risk that manufacturing’s weakness spills over to services/consumer segments.
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U.S. stocks plunged Wednesday, as weak economic data rattled investors. Here’s what you should know.
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After monetary policymakers took action to lower interest rates and ease financial conditions, they have been asking for fiscal policymakers to enact stimulus though stepped-up government spending and tax cuts—they may be starting to get their wish.
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Schwab's views on the Communication Services sector.
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Schwab's views on the Consumer Discretionary sector.
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Schwab's views on the Consumer Staples sector.
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