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Economic Policies and the Market

Prepare your portfolio for every policy change

Learn how governmental change, the Fed and fluctuating rates can affect your personal investments.

Stay up to date on developing news

Take advantage of resources that help keep you in the know on economics and governmental policy.

Investor Education Conference 2020: Presidential Profits? Understanding Market Cycles

Video | Learn about the potential profits that could come from executive policy change.

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What's It Like to Live with Negative Rates? We're Already There, So Consider How to Position

Article | Learn how to counter the rates that have impacted the market since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis.

Quantitative Easing (QE) and How the Fed Responds to Financial Crises

Video | Read up on why the Fed boosts economic activity with long-term treasuries and mortgage-backed securities during financial down periods.

The Election is Over. Perhaps It's Time for a Portfolio Review

Article | Things to consider for your long-term investment strategy.

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Democrats in Charge-What Does it Mean for Wall Street?

Article | Learn more about the nine market themes that could be in play.
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The WashingtonWise Investor podcast:

We are pleased to share resources from our affiliate, Charles Schwab & Co, Inc. (Schwab). In this podcast, you'll join host Mike Townsend, Schwab's VP of legislative and regulatory affairs to take an unbiased look at all the news coming out of Washington and its potential impact on your investment portfolio.*

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc., member SIPC is a separate but affiliated subsidiary of The Charles Schwab Corporation. TD Ameritrade, Inc. member FINRA/SIPC, is a separate but affiliated company and subsidiary of TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation. TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Charles Schwab Corporation.

Inflation Fears: Real or Overhyped?

Kathy Jones, Schwab's chief fixed income strategist, joins the podcast to consider how an improving economy may be the real driver behind rising rates and how the Fed plans to keep the momentum going.

Trend Spotting: What Investors Need to Watch

Political consultant and futurist Bruce Mehlmen joins the podcast to discuss the trends investors should be watching for as the markets and the country adjust to a post-pandemic world.

Global Issues May Loom Large for Investors

Jeff Kleintop, Schwab's chief global strategist, joins the podcast to discuss trade relations, global vaccine distribution, and other key issues with implications for U.S. investors.

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TD Ameritrade Network

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An informed investor is a confident investor. Especially when equipped with minute to minute analysis, and real-time market insights, strategy education and platform tools. TD Ameritrade Network helps interpret market news for you, so you can strike when the time is right.
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Resources to help you navigate policy change

Visit The Ticker Tape® to read up on economic policies that could help shape your investment strategy.

What Are Tariffs and Who Really Pays For Them?

Article | Learn why tariffs exist, who pays for them, and how they're collected.
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What does the Federal Reserve Do?

Video | Find out how the central bank of the United States shapes its monetary policies.
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