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Unwind: Simple Rotation or Something More Sinister?
Market Commentary

Since the early-September all-time market high, a rotation from the prior leaders to more classically-cyclical sectors has been underway; but macro support is not fully evident.
Inflation Blues: Fed Keeps Rates Near-Zero, Officially Adopts Average Inflation Targeting
Market Commentary

Fed maintained rates at near-zero, while also updating its summary of economic projections; now expecting a shallower economic contraction, but a slower recovery thereafter.
Brexit Is Back: The Endgame For Investors
Market Commentary

The risk of a “no deal” Brexit and the potential economic harm that accompanies it increased last week.
Schwab Market Perspective: Rotation
Market Commentary

Although certain high-frequency data haven’t improved markedly, the threat of the virus has started to recede.
Crossroads: Shifting Tides in Stock and Labor Markets
Market Commentary

The stock market rotation continues; while the latest data on the health of the labor market was mixed (brightened by strong productivity).
Market Commentary

Major tech-focused shares fell after helping drive the fastest stock market recovery in history.
Stock Market “Inequality” Hides A Big Change
Market Commentary

The recent imbalances in the stock market can lead to vulnerability; rebalancing portfolios may be valuable to help balance exposure to U.S. capitalization-weighted benchmarks relative to international stocks.
Bond Insights

The move away from a precise 2% target likely means short-term rates will stay lower for longer.
High Hopes: S&P 500 Hits All-Time High Amid Pandemic/Recession
Market Commentary

In a speedy round-trip, the S&P 500 hit an all-time high last week; meaning the rally since March is now an “official” bull market.
Confidence Is Everything: 3 Things May Shake It
Market Commentary

Confidence matters; faith in a brighter future drives risk taking, fueling growth through investment and consumption.
Election 2020

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.
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.
Washington Watch

With an election in less than five months, lawmakers are scrambling to get work done before a possible change in the political balance in 2021. There are several key developments for investment advisors and investors to follow.
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.
Election 2020

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.

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