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CONTENT WITH Market Commentary
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The Fed left rates unchanged near-zero, as expected, while emphasizing that “the path of the economy will depend significantly on the course of the virus.”
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Earnings have so far bested an extremely low bar, but stocks may be discounting too swift a recovery; while concentration remains a risk.
With unemployment at its highest level in generations and whole sectors struggling, is the stock market really correlated to the economy?
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Investors must balance ongoing risks of the coronavirus against the extra yield the bonds provide.
Individuals, state and local governments, and businesses are all struggling during the pandemic. But Congress can’t fix everything, so who will be the winners and losers in the next big aid package?
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If not extended or replaced, the fading support for the unemployed raises the risk of weakening economic momentum, turning the V-shaped recovery into a W.
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U.S. stocks have been fairly resilient even as coronavirus hotspots flare up around the country. How long can it last?
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As summer unfolds, investors may feel like they’re driving without a road map.
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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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