Focus on Fundamentals

At times of uncertainty we suggest investors focus on the fundamentals of the economy and corporate profits.

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May Preview

Weekly Economic CommentaryIn May, market participants will be paying close attention to the Fed, employment data, French elections, and the start of an important seasonal cycle for stocks.

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Europe Enters the Tour de France

The next four weeks will be a major turning point for European investors... Read the commentary here.   … [Continue reading]

Which Breaks First, Stock Prices or Uncertainty?

Some significant technical trend lines are in play, so we take a closer look at market technicals and sentiment this week. Read the article here. … [Continue reading]

The Stock Market’s Final Four Factors

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Will This Sixteen Be Sweet?

In the spirit of the exciting NCAA college basketball tournament, we have compiled our “Sweet 16” for the markets... Read here.   … [Continue reading]

LPL Outlook 2017 Video

This seven-minute multimedia presentation highlights our forecasts for stocks, bonds, and the economy, and discusses the gauges we are watching in 2017, with recommendations on how to invest.   … [Continue reading]

Recession Watch 2017

Our Recession Watch Dashboard is showing an overall low risk of recession starting within the next year. Review the charts here. … [Continue reading]

Taking Stock of Technicals and Sentiment

February may be the shortest month of the year, but it also tends to be a month of stock market corrections — especially during a post-election year. Since 1950...     Read the entire article.   … [Continue reading]

Is There Still Value in Value?

Value stocks have historically outperformed when economic growth is accelerating... Let's read all about it. … [Continue reading]