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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

As COVID-19-related fear continues grip global financial markets, we wanted to take a closer look at factor #1 in our Road to Recovery Playbook: confidence in the timing of a peak of new COVID-19 cases in the United States. This is...

 

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Having a playbook to follow can be very helpful during bear markets. It helped us here in the LPL Research department in 2008–09, and we think it can be helpful for the current situation. We all want to know the answers to the...

 

Friday, March 13, 2020

The dizzying volatility over the past few weeks has left all of our heads spinning as we wait for containment efforts in the United States and elsewhere to help slow new cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Public health is of course our...

 

Friday, February 28, 2020

Posted by lplresearch Economic Blog The coronavirus outbreak—or Covid-19 —has caused significant market volatility over the past week. Our approach as always is to focus on economic fundamentals first, but the uncertainty...

 

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Market BlogNovember 19, 2019 “We’re going streaking!” Frank The Tank in Old School As the bull market continues to make new highs, the past few weeks have seen some amazing market streaks. Here are three that have...

 

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

“Everything is awesome, when you’re living out a dream.” The Lego Movie As the S&P 500 Index continues to flirt with new record highs, something under the surface is taking place that is making 2019 extremely special....

 

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.” — Mark Twain Stocks have continued their surprising strength in October, thanks to a potential thaw in the U.S.-China trade dispute. And remember, the S&P...

 

Thursday, September 19, 2019

The Fed Hits It Down The Middle Posted by lplresearch Economic BlogSeptember 18, 2019 “History does not repeat itself, but it rhymes.” Mark Twain As expected, the Federal Reserve’s (Fed) policy committee cut its...

 

Monday, September 9, 2019

Market Update: Mon, Sep 9, 2019 | LPL Financial Research Posted by lplresearch Daily Insights Stocks rise. Global stocks are higher this morning ahead of a busy two weeks, especially on the monetary policy front. The European Central...

 

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Tip: How Much? Check your Social Security earnings and see an estimate of your benefits on the website, www.ssa.gov. Social Security’s been a fact of retirement life ever since it was established in 1935. We all think we know how...