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

BicyclingThe next four weeks will be a major turning point for European investors…

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Which Breaks First, Stock Prices or Uncertainty?

LPL Market ResearchSome significant technical trend lines are in play, so we take a closer look at market technicals and sentiment this week.

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The Stock Market’s Final Four Factors

March MadnessThe Stock Market’s Final Four Factors

Will This Sixteen Be Sweet?

March MadnessIn the spirit of the exciting NCAA college basketball tournament, we have compiled our “Sweet 16” for the markets…

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LPL Outlook 2017 Video

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.


Recession Watch 2017

Recession WatchOur Recession Watch Dashboard is showing an overall low risk of recession starting within the next year.

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Taking Stock of Technicals and Sentiment

LPL Market ResearchFebruary 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.


Is There Still Value in Value?

LPL Market ResearchValue stocks have historically outperformed when economic growth is accelerating…

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