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Fortunately, stocks are nowhere near that overvalued, based on the price-to-earnings ratio. But, if we take a more refined look at historical stock market valuations at peaks and lows, we find some cause for concern.
Founder and Chairman of the Board Chuck Schwab joins Mark Riepe for a candid discussion about the decisions he made that disrupted the brokerage industry.
From a trade war with China to geopolitical conflict with Iran, how heavily do international issues weigh on the markets?
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Although investing in in-state municipal bonds may have tax advantages, there can be good reasons to buy out-of-state munis.
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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.
The federal debt and yearly budget deficits continue to climb with no letup in sight. What’s the impact on the economy and investors?
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The Schwab Center for Financial Research’s theme for 2019 was “be prepared,” and that still holds true. Here’s what we expect to see for the remainder of the year.
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Central banks in Europe and Japan have pushed policy rates below zero. Here are five reasons why we think negative yields are unlikely here.
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We see five main options for Brexit in the coming months; three result in a near-term resolution while two options result in a further delay or “no deal” Brexit.
Politics can affect many of your financial decisions. What’s the best way to understand the impact of policy and political changes on your investments?
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