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Market Commentary

Timely takes on markets and the economy.
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Timely takes on markets and the economy.

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The Fed kept rates unchanged, but updated median projections from the FOMC show two rate hikes likely by the end of 2023.
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Here’s what we expect to see in the second half of the year.
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It’s been a highly-rotational stock market this year in terms of leadership; with aggressively-speculative themes peppered in. Remember, neither FOMO nor HODL are investment strategies.

Bitcoin FAQs

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You can get indirect exposure to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies through Schwab—but there are a few things you should know first.
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Recent economic data paints one picture, but there’s a lot going on beneath the surface.

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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We see the recent plateau in yields as a pause before the next wave higher.
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We see several potential tailwinds for municipal bonds in the second half of the year.
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The recovery is now over; a new global economic expansion has begun. The new economic cycle has seen stock market leadership pass from the U.S. to Europe.
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The present economic backdrop is supportive for corporate bonds, but such a strong outlook has pulled corporate bond spreads and yields to or near all-time lows.

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