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Revenue bonds account for nearly two-thirds of all investment-grade municipal bonds outstanding, but they tend to get less attention than general obligation bonds. Here’s what investors should know.
On this episode of Stock Market Report, Jeff Kleintop discusses the role central banks are, or perhaps aren’t, playing in the current global economic slowdown.
Big technology firms are facing increasing Congressional scrutiny. What could it mean for the tech sector?
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Stocks recently broke out of their short-term range on “good” trade news; but trying to trade around trade-related news has been a treacherous exercise.
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Congress is getting back to work after a six-week recess. Here’s a look at Washington issues that could affect investors.
Investors may worry about the potential impact of a federal government shutdown on stocks. However, the impact historically has been mixed.
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Preferred securities’ yields have fallen sharply this year, pulling up prices to their highest levels since late 2017. With prices so high, total returns going forward are likely to be relatively low.
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If Japan represents what the debt and demographic future looks like for many countries, then the future for investors in a world of negative bond yields may lead to more stock market exposure.
WashingtonWise Investor, an original podcast from Charles Schwab, sorts through the news out of Washington to help investors figure out what matters most.
In this new podcast, host Mike Townsend, Charles Schwab’s vice president of legislative and regulatory affairs, sorts through the news out of Washington to help investors figure out what matters most.
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