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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.
Schwab Market Perspective: Mixed Signals
Market Commentary

Why did stocks rise over the past month despite grim economic news? The Federal Reserve’s massive liquidity injection is one reason.
2020 Mid-Year Outlook: Global Stocks and Economy
Market Commentary

In our 2020 Global Market Outlook, we cited many indicators pointing to heightened risk of a recession; now we highlight increasing signs of a recovery from one.
Market Commentary

Cyclicals typically lead the market higher when stocks rebound from a bear market and recession—but not this time.
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.
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

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.
Who Fueled The Fastest Bear Market Ever?
Market Commentary

We all know what is driving the market selloff, COVID-19, but who is doing the selling?
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.