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CONTENT WITH Market Commentary

Timely takes on markets and the economy.

On this week’s Stock Market Report, Randy Frederick breaks down sentiment gauges and explains their relevance to today’s market.
The financials sector has had a decent run, and may just be gathering momentum for a further rally.
The newly enacted tariffs on steel and aluminum have raised broader questions about the economic impacts of restrictions on trade. Should investors be concerned?
Goldilocks reappeared last week with an extremely strong jobs report that gave stocks another reason to cheer the ninth birthday of the bull market.
Kathy Jones breaks down yield curves, including normal vs. inverted, and why they’re relevant today.

Global stocks gave up roughly half of their recovery from the February correction last week as President Trump previewed his plan to impose a 25% tariff on steel imports and 10% on aluminum.

News that the White House was contemplating broad tariffs on steel and aluminum imports rattled the stock market this week. Here’s what investors should know.
Numerous issues have captured investors’ attention lately, but focusing on the bigger picture can help avoid the madness.
Defensive stocks often outperform in the immediate wake of market volatility—but the outperformance doesn’t always last.

Every month in the immediate aftermath of the release of The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) I put together a small deck together for Schwab’s Operating Committee highlighting the overall data and some of the key takeaways.

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