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Bond Market Update – May 2020
Bond Insights

The latest perspective on the bond market from the Schwab Center for Financial Research, including a deep-dive on corporate and municipal bond markets.
Bond Insights

The spike in U.S. Treasury bond yields sent ripples throughout global markets.
Market Volatility

U.S. stocks fell sharply Thursday as Treasury bond yields rose.
EleVation: Some V-Shaped Economic Data to Cheer
Market Commentary

Looking at the latest economic data reveals V-shaped recoveries in many goods-based indicators; while services has more catch-up to do.
Market Commentary

China’s growth for 2021 appears strong, but February holds key developments that could impact this outlook, including stock delistings, trade, and COVID-19.
Schwab Market Perspective: Disconnection
Market Commentary

Economic recovery is broadly expected as COVID-19 vaccinations accelerate, but improvement has yet to be seen.
Bond Insights

Although a modest rise in inflation may lift longer-term bond yields, investors can take steps to navigate the changes.
Market Commentary

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.
Steady as We Go: Fed Keeps Rates Unchanged
Market Commentary

As expected, the Fed kept rates unchanged; but did make clear its view that vaccines are key to the trajectory of the economic recovery.

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