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“Municipal Check-In” | Bond Market Perspectives | May 29, 2018

Municipal bonds have outperformed broad high-quality fixed income since early 2017.
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“Is Small Cap Strength Sustainable?” | Weekly Market Commentary | May 29, 2018

After a great start to 2018, we believe small caps’ strength to continue.
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Fed Minutes Wrap-Up | Weekly Economic Commentary | May 29, 2018

The Fed minutes’ emphasis on a symmetric inflation target reassured markets that the pace of rate hikes would remain gradual.
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“Emerging Market Debt: Risks Remain” | Bond Market Perspectives | May 22, 2018

Signs of emerging market debt (EMD) weakness have been evident since late April.
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“Five Keys to Emerging Market Outlook” | Weekly Market Commentary | May 21, 2018

We continue to prefer emerging market (EM) equities in tactical asset allocations.
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“Dollar Outlook” | Weekly Economic Commentary | May 21, 2018

The U.S. dollar has staged a strong rally recently after significant weakness in 2017.
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Portfolio Compass | May 16, 2018

“Updates on LPL Research’s views on equity, equity sectors, fixed income, and alternative asset classes.”
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“The Impact of 3%” | Bond Market Perspectives | May 15, 2018

The 10-year Treasury yield recently crossed the psychologically important 3% level for the first time since December 2013.
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“Impressive Earnings Season” | Weekly Market Commentary | May 14, 2018

In this week’s commentary, we recap the outstanding near-complete first quarter earnings season, highlight some of the key themes, and show why a potential peak in earnings growth is not cause for immediate concern.
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“Oil Bounces, But Still in Balanace” | Weekly Economic Commentary | May 14, 2018

Consumers will feel the impact of higher oil prices, but the effect may be small compared to the benefits of a strong job market and the new tax law.