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Washington Watch

Despite the slow pace of negotiations, we continue to think a deal will be struck this month.
Market Commentary

Let’s take a look at how recent developments may have impacted long-term returns for stock market investors.
Policy of Truth: Fed Holds Rates Steady Amid Somber Outlook
Market Commentary

The Fed left rates unchanged near-zero, as expected, while emphasizing that “the path of the economy will depend significantly on the course of the virus.”
Stock Market Reaction to Expiring COVID-19 Programs
Market Commentary

If not extended or replaced, the fading support for the unemployed raises the risk of weakening economic momentum, turning the V-shaped recovery into a W.
Schwab Market Perspective: Watching the Shape of the Recovery
Market Commentary

U.S. stocks have been fairly resilient even as coronavirus hotspots flare up around the country. How long can it last?
Market Commentary

Rate of change and inflection points in economic data drive stocks; but in these unique times, the level of said data needs to be considered, too.
Washington Watch

Here’s what we’re keeping an eye on in the weeks ahead.
What A COVID-19 Second Wave Means For Investors
Market Commentary

A second wave of global COVID-19 is getting a lot of media attention, but the appearance of a global second wave of cases is primarily driven by the different timing of first waves across countries—rather than second waves within countries.
What’s the Future Payback for the Stimulus?
Market Commentary

It is becoming increasingly clear that the massive global stimulus is being financed by a rise in money, not debt.
Market Commentary

Despite political remarks, no U.S. state is likely to seek bankruptcy protection.
Market Commentary

Make sure you’re taking advantage of the assistance that’s available.
Market Commentary

Demand is down, and U.S. oil storage facilities are near capacity.
What Can Investors Expect From GDP Reports
Market Commentary

The most widely used measure of economic activity, gross domestic product (GDP), will soon be released for the first quarter by different countries.
Market Commentary

While the COVID-19 crisis is far from over, we expect central bank and government policies to be key to performance in the second quarter.
Market Commentary

Congress moved at breakneck speed to provide relief for businesses and individuals. Here are the top regulatory actions investment advisors should monitor.
Market Commentary

The municipal bond market has been hit hard by COVID-19 and market volatility. Here are our answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.
Market Commentary

This recession is the result of a shock, not the natural end result of a slow build-up of excesses. This may mean the recession and bear market could be deeper, but also that the duration may be shorter.
Market Commentary

The recent volatility in the bond market has been unprecedented.
Q&A on COVID-19: The Economy, Markets and What Investors Should Do
Market Volatility

We answer key questions about the coronavirus impact on the economy, markets and what investors should do.

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Market Commentary
Market Volatility

Current Market and Economic Environment Update

Market Volatility

Explaining the recent market impacts to the Schwab U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF (SCHZ)