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Kathy Jones explains the yield curve, and why it’s significant when the curve inverts.
How to decipher the Fed’s quarterly “dot-plot” chart.
The Schwab Center for Financial Research’s theme for 2019 was “be prepared,” and that still holds true. Here’s what we expect to see for the remainder of the year.
The stock market impact of the U.K. crashing out of the EU with no plan would probably be significantly negative, but if the disorderly “no deal” Brexit scenario is avoided the chances seem to favor a partial rebound in U.K. stocks and the British pound.
Recession fears have risen and stocks have become more volatile, but is now the time to prepare for a sharp downturn?
With the VIX dropping down to 5-month lows, Nathan Peterson touches on what this index is and what it is implying about the current market environment.
Fears of a recession in the U.S. have increased—but instead of panicking, there are some tactical sector moves that may help.
I’m more intrigued with untold stories than well-told stories; which is why my contrarian side wonders whether there’s too much investor complacency about inflation.
This year’s rally in Chinese and EM stocks could become vulnerable in the coming months as optimism over a trade deal leads to disappointment over its actual economic and earnings effect.
On this episode of Stock Market Report, Liz Ann Sonders discusses the implications of a rising burden of debt on the economy.

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