U.S. vs. Germany: ‘No Contest,’ says LPL’s Canally
The World Cup match should be thrilling, but the economic contest has a clear winner, says economist John Canally.
Economists Lower Growth Estimates Ahead of FOMC Meeting
SIFMA's Diane Swonk cites geopolitical risk and consumers stuck “shouldering the burden of growth” as headwinds.
Expect Volatility as 4 Big Economic Reports Collide: LPL’s Canally
This week brings four major market-moving reports, a rare confluence that John Canally says can mean 20% more market volatility.
Congress Girds for Another Debt Fight as Deficit Shrinks
The deficit is at its lowest level since late 2008, LPL's John Canally writes; PIMCO and Washington Analysis weigh in on the battle ahead.
Upbeat Jobs Report Signals Quicker QE Tapering
With jobs growth averaging 200,000 a month this year, BlackRock’s Rieder, LPL’s Canally and more predict Fed tapering could begin as early as September.
Fed’s Bernanke Makes Case for QE3
“I don’t think there’s any question that they’re getting ready to act,” an LPL analyst told AdvisorOne.
Bernanke to Cast His Vote on U.S. Economy at Jackson Hole
Bernanke’s speech will be analyzed more closely than usual because it follows Mitt Romney’s Thursday night acceptance speech as the Republican candidate for the presidency.
Q4 Outlook: LPL Strategist Says First Week of November Is Crucial
As the U.S. economy drifts around in a seemingly endless holding pattern, market watchers are closely looking for any signs of growth in the fourth quarter.
LPL Mid-Year Outlook Expects Economic 'Tailwinds' to Keep U.S. Sailing Toward Expansion
"The recovery is over. Welcome to the expansion," independent broker/dealer giant LPL Financial Corp. asserts in a mid-year outlook report released Thursday, July 8, that expects the U.S. economy and markets to stay on course for growth in 2010.