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CONTENT WITH Market Commentary
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Stocks add to yesterday’s gains as earnings come into focus.
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The Federal Open Market Committee meets today to discuss economic conditions and the implementation of monetary policy. No major changes are expected, but sentiment and tone from the meeting are typically enough to increase market volatility.
Presidential election years are busy times, full of both promise and distractions. So what key actions in Washington should investors pay attention to in 2020?
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As expected, a long and strong move up in stocks attracts more and more believers and adherents, which can stretch sentiment to extremes, like now.
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After a 3-month rally of more than 13%, equities paused and then got spooked by the potential for a global virus outbreak. While historically pandemics have not had a long-lasting impact on the economy or the markets, more volatility seems likely in the near-term.
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We’ve changed our outlook on four equity sectors—Communication Services, Financials, Materials and Utilities.
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Schwab's views on the Real Estate sector.
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Schwab's views on the Consumer Staples sector.
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Schwab's views on the Utilities sector.
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Schwab's views on the Information Technology sector.
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