Weekly Economic Commentary

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  • 2019 Outlook
    by Christie Reed on December 21, 2018 at 4:32 pm

    AFTER NEARLY 10 YEARS of witnessing the U.S. economy and stock market recover—and thrive—investors are starting to wonder if we’ve seen all this expansion and bull market have to offer. At LPL Research, we believe there’s more room to run, and don’t expect an impending... […]

  • POWELL’S POLICY PRAGMATISM
    by Christie Reed on August 29, 2018 at 2:35 pm

    Federal Reserve (Fed) Chair Jerome Powell’s speech Friday at the Economic Policy Symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, served as a fitting complement to the minutes from the Fed’s most recent policy meeting. Both Powell’s comments and the minutes reinforced the Fed’s strong case for hiking... […]

  • IS TURKEY A REASON TO SELL EM?
    by Christie Reed on August 21, 2018 at 9:27 pm

    The Turkish currency crisis is threatening an otherwise favorable EM outlook. Emerging market (EM) equities have experienced significant selling pressure this month amid the ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China and the crisis in Turkey, which has sparked contagion fears and threatened to... […]

  • 2018 MIDYEAR STOCK MARKET OUTLOOK-SECOND HALF RALLY?
    by Christie Reed on July 17, 2018 at 8:33 pm

    The current environment looks favorable for strong earnings and stock gains. We do expect volatility, but steady economic growth provides a strong backdrop and the potential for opportunity.   The first half of 2018 saw the return of equity volatility after the docile trading patterns... […]

  • Midyear Outlook 2018
    by Jordan Oliver on July 17, 2018 at 8:33 pm

    View the full Midyear Outlook here. Would you like to know more? Contact us today […]