Christina Shaffer Senior Fixed Income Research Analyst, Schwab Center for Financial Research 0321-1NT9 Recent articles Bond Insights Market Commentary Inflation Expectations Are Up. Should Investors Worry? by Kathy Jones, Christina Shaffer May 17, 2021 Although a modest rise in inflation may lift longer-term bond yields, investors can take steps to navigate the changes. Bond Insights Market Commentary Rising Inflation: What It Means for TIPS and Other Investments by Collin Martin, Christina Shaffer May 6, 2021 The pace of inflation—from below 2% to greater than 4%—has a big impact on the performance of various asset classes. Bond Insights Market Commentary Are Emerging-Market Bonds Worth the Risk? by Kathy Jones, Christina Shaffer July 23, 2020 Investors must balance ongoing risks of the coronavirus against the extra yield the bonds provide.