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Equity markets remain buoyed by improving economics and stronger than expected earnings growth, despite very high earnings expectations. But the indicators point to a possible consolidation period next week before Q1 earnings season really ramps up.

Market Snapshot

Liz Ann Sonders shares her perspective on the U.S. stock market and economy in this monthly Market Snapshot video.
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What we expect to see over the next three to six months.
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Changes in sector leadership can create opportunities for investors to make tactical sector changes.
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Each bond bear market is unique, but we believe with the right strategy, they can be manageable.
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Examining performance trends over the past year reveals a nuanced relationship.
After a frantic Q1 that saw record trading volume, what are the key issues for investors to watch as Q2 begins?
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Over the past 70 years, rising government debt generally has been accompanied by weaker economic activity. But it’s not a simple relationship.
Kathy Jones, Schwab’s chief fixed income strategist, joins the podcast to consider how an improving economy may be the real driver behind rising rates and how the Fed plans to keep the momentum going.
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Vaccine rollouts in major countries are proceeding at different speeds, and investors are torn between optimism about business re-openings and concern about rising interest rates.
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