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Bond Market Update – May 2020
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The latest perspective on the bond market from the Schwab Center for Financial Research, including a deep-dive on corporate and municipal bond markets.
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The move away from a precise 2% target likely means short-term rates will stay lower for longer.
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Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities can help protect your portfolio against rising inflation, but there are nuances you should understand.
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Investors must balance ongoing risks of the coronavirus against the extra yield the bonds provide.
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State and local budgets are likely to remain under stress, but that doesn’t mean investors should completely avoid munis.
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While we have concerns about the loan market, we don’t believe the CLO market is putting the banking system at risk.
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Interest rates are likely to stay low as markets try to bridge the economic gap to the new normal.
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Despite massive fiscal and monetary stimulus, we believe there’s little risk of inflation in the next few years.
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Despite political remarks, no U.S. state is likely to seek bankruptcy protection.

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