Investing Insights Articles

Q1 2021 Market Commentary

April 9, 2021
In stark contrast to the first quarter of 2020 that saw the onset of a global pandemic, a recession and the fastest tumble into a bear market in recorded history, the first quarter of 2021 brought signs of strengthening economic growth, business reopenings, declining COVID-19 infection rates, accelerating vaccine distribution and strong financial markets.
Investment strategies article

April 1, 2021

Schwab Intelligent Portfolios offers you a choice among three investment strategies: Global, U.S. Focused and Income Focused. Each strategy provides access to a well-diversified portfolio of stocks, bonds and cash based on your investment goal, time horizon and comfort level with risk. And, each strategy can be a suitable way to achieve your financial goals, whether you are early in your career, saving for retirement or ready to enjoy your time in the sun.

February 15, 2021
With the S&P 500® Index having rebounded to new all-time highs and the Dow Jones Industrial Average® having closed above 31,000 for the first time, you might be wondering what that means for your portfolio.
Q4 Market Commentary

January 12, 2021
Global equities saw their third consecutive positive quarter, with U.S. large cap stocks ending the year at an all-time high and small cap stocks and international stocks moving back into positive territory for the year.

November 4, 2020
Understanding where your portfolio is positioned across the risk spectrum from Conservative to Aggressive Growth is key to understanding how it would be expected to perform over time and in different market environments.
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October 12, 2020
The U.S. stock market saw strong gains through most of Q3, reaching a new all-time high before September brought renewed volatility.

October 1, 2020
Investing in a well-diversified portfolio is part of a strategic asset allocation plan and can help investors to withstand periods of market volatility.
Q2 Market Commentary

July 10, 2020
Following its rapid tumble into a bear market in Q1, the U.S. stock market rebounded in Q2 in its strongest quarter since 1988.

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