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The Dow Joins the Party | Weekly Market Commentary | September 24, 2018

When the Dow hits a fresh record high after a long drought, as it did last week, it tends to be followed by above-average performance.
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Fed Meeting Preview | Weekly Economic Commentary | September 24, 2018

The Federal Reserve’s monetary policy meeting will be a focal point for markets this week.
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Portfolio Compass | September 19, 2018

Positions maintained (no changes); updates on LPL Research’s views on equity, equity sectors, fixed income, and alternative asset classes.
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Beige Book: Window on Main Street | Weekly Economic Commentary | September 18, 2018

Beige book suggests continued moderate economic growth.
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Midterm Mayhem? | Weekly Market Commentary | September 18, 2018

Policy uncertainty surrounding the upcoming midterm elections may lead to an increase in near-term market volatility.
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Market Insight Monthly | August 2018

Overall, economic reports released in August—mostly reflecting economic activity in July—indicated solid U.S. economic growth without significant inflationary pressures, even though evidence grew of some cooling from trade concerns.
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Manufacturing Health at 14-Year High | Weekly Economic Commentary | September 10, 2018

Strong manufacturing growth is a bellwether for overall economic health.
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Is EM Washed Out? | Weekly Market Commentary | September 10, 2018

Sentiment on emerging markets (EM) is reaching levels consistent with a contrarian buy signal.
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Plenty of Positives | Client Letter by John Lynch | September 6, 2018

This Client Letter discusses recent positive indicators for U.S. economy and stocks, which we believe outweigh some areas for investor concern.
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Productivity on the Rise | Weekly Economic Commentary | September 4, 2018

Signs of sustainable productivity growth are emerging, thanks to solid economic fundamentals and the tailwind of fiscal stimulus.