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Market Commentary

Timely takes on markets and the economy.
CONTENT WITH Market Commentary

Timely takes on markets and the economy.

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With interest rates rising, “zombie companies” may have to refinance debt at higher rates.
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Should interest rates continue to climb at a more moderate pace, EM stocks may rebound and rise alongside bond yields, as they have done historically.
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The spike in U.S. Treasury bond yields sent ripples throughout global markets.
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Looking at the latest economic data reveals V-shaped recoveries in many goods-based indicators; while services has more catch-up to do.
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China’s growth for 2021 appears strong, but February holds key developments that could impact this outlook, including stock delistings, trade, and COVID-19.
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Economic recovery is broadly expected as COVID-19 vaccinations accelerate, but improvement has yet to be seen.
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Although a modest rise in inflation may lift longer-term bond yields, investors can take steps to navigate the changes.

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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This is a new type of exchange-traded ETF that is built differently from a traditional ETF.
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As quickly as it soared to the moon, GameStop came back down to earth; but the lessons learned are key to turning day trading speculators into longer-term investors.

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