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Despite the slow pace of negotiations, we continue to think a deal will be struck this month.
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Let’s take a look at how recent developments may have impacted long-term returns for stock market investors.
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Stocks, bonds, commodities and other asset classes each play a unique role in your portfolio.
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Earnings beat rates have been high but actual earnings and revenue contracted in Q2. While Q2 may ultimately be the worst quarter of the year for GDP, Q3 has provided few reasons for optimism thus far. With enhanced unemployment benefits at risk, more equity consolidation seems likely in the near term.
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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.”
With unemployment at its highest level in generations and whole sectors struggling, is the stock market really correlated to the economy?
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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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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