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House Democrats have proposed a higher top individual tax rate and changes to the capital gains tax. Both are a long way from becoming law.
Congress is facing four major issues, all with short timelines and big hurdles. Can lawmakers find common ground to avoid a government shutdown or worse?
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Over the past 70 years, rising government debt generally has been accompanied by weaker economic activity. But it’s not a simple relationship.
Tried and true economic signals are mixed and have investors in a quandary. Kathy Jones joins the podcast to discuss what investors should be watching for as economic growth slows and inflation ramps up.
It’s been two years since markets had to worry about the debt ceiling, which often sparks market volatility. Now it’s back, and the clock is ticking for Congress to address it. Here’s what investors need to know.
Washington’s slow progress on infrastructure, taxes, deficits, debt, and bills aimed at big tech leaves investors with many questions. Mike Townsend offers updates and discusses the potential for market volatility.
What can investors expect from the markets in the second half of 2021?
How to decipher the Fed’s quarterly “dot-plot” chart.
Liz Ann Sonders, Schwab’s chief investment strategist, joins Mike to explore what’s driving the current burst of inflation and to share her insights on the future inflation picture and what it means for investors.
U.S. foreign policy initiatives will take center stage at the upcoming G7 summit, but Congress will be busy at home working through a long list of policy decisions, including the president’s 2022 budget proposal.
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