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2021 Schwab Market Outlook

From the Schwab Center for Financial Research.
CONTENT WITH 2021 Schwab Market Outlook

From the Schwab Center for Financial Research.

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Here’s what you should know about financial planning and wealth management trends in 2021.
As 2020 draws to a close, what can investors expect from the markets in 2021?
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With COVID-19 vaccines on the horizon, the longer-term economic outlook appears brighter.
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Stocks head into 2021 having crossed the COVID chasm; but the economy has more work to do. Will vaccines get us to the other side?
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We expect the municipal bond market to return to a sense of normalcy in 2021.
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As 2020 draws to a close, economic momentum is fading with infection rates on the rise, governments responding with more lockdowns, and few prospects for any major near-term fiscal stimulus.

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We don’t believe 2021 will be as bumpy as this past year, and corporate bond investments appear relatively attractive today.
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Ten-year Treasury bond yields may rise as high as 1.6% in 2021, reflecting prospects for faster economic growth.

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