What Are the Odds? 6 Election Scenarios Affecting a ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Deal
In a weekly commentary, Jeff Kleintop, chief market strategist for LPL Financial, cobbled together an insightful selection of the odds of a “fiscal cliff” deal based on which party wins what after the election.
Romney or Obama? LPL and FSI Polls Disagree
As the presidential race heats up with Mitt Romney’s choice of Paul Ryan as his running mate, polls from FSI and LPL have reached vastly different conclusions about who will win.
Stocks Cheap? Don’t Believe It
The 'cheap stock' argument is pretty appealing, especially since bond yields are so low. BlackRock CEO Larry Fink recently went so far as to recommend a 100% allocation to equities.
10 Warning Signs of Springtime Stock Slump: LPL’s Kleintop
LPL Financial chief market strategist Jeff Kleintop and his team have identified 10 indicators to watch this spring that may warn of an impending slide in the stock market.
Outlook 2012: Global Economy View—J.P. Morgan, LPL, S&P
Market strategists and portfolio managers from J.P. Morgan Funds, LPL Financial and S&P Capital IQ are combing through the data in a search for investment opportunities next year.
Shakespeare Nails the Supercommittee: News Analysis
Of the whole sorry saga, from the debt-ceiling deadline to the supercommittee deficit impasse, Shakespeare seemed to say of our national economic life that it is “a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing."
How to Handle Volatile Commodities: Advice From LPL, S&P, Goldman
Investment advice from Goldman Sachs, ETF Securities, Standard & Poor’s, LPL Financial and WFS Funds on how to handle the volatile commodities markets.
2011 Q1 Earnings Analysis: LPL, J.P. Morgan Strategists Eye Finance Sector
Two weeks into Q1 2011 earnings season, a pattern is emerging: it’s all about slow, post-recession rebuilding, say strategists including JPMorgan's David Kelly.
As Markets Crawl Out of 2-Year Pit, What's Next? Fisher, Sonders & Others Respond—a Slide Show
Two years after the S&P 500 fell to what proved to be the nadir in the markets of this financial crisis, the critical question is where are the markets now, where are they going and what should advisors and their clients take away from the crisis?
LPL Financial’s Kleintop Says Beige Book Economic Outlook Brighter
The Beige Book economic report, a compilation of the 12 Federal Reserve districts, indicated Wednesday that the economy continued to improve.