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Have We Hit the Earnings Bottom? | Weekly Market Commentary | November 25, 2019

While earnings declined year over year in the third quarter, results still exceeded expectations. Tariffs, ongoing policy uncertainty, and slower global growth have led to this earnings lull, but we remain optimistic that earnings growth bottomed last quarter and is poised to accelerate.
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Stocks Take A Pause | Weekly Market Performance | November 22, 2019

U.S. stocks’ rally paused this week as investors processed another batch of trade headlines.
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Portfolio Compass | November 20, 2019

LPL Research continues to support a bullish bias toward stocks as we head into year-end due to market momentum, breadth, and seasonality.
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Recession Watch | Weekly Market Commentary | November 18, 2019

We expect steady growth in the U.S. economy and corporate profits in 2020.
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More Highs on Trade Optimism | Weekly Market Performance | November 15, 2019

U.S. stocks rallied for the sixth consecutive week, notching new record highs along the way.
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Market Insight Monthly | October 2019

October economic data pointed to a slowing – but still growing – U.S. economy.
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A Tale of Two Economies | Weekly Market Commentary | November 11, 2019

We expect a strong U.S. labor market and solid consumer spending to fend off a recessionary environment.
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Market Rally Continues | Weekly Market Performance | November 11, 2019

U.S. stocks rallied for the fifth consecutive week, notching new record highs along the way.
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Reaching New Highs | Client Letter | November 7, 2019

Stocks have hit new highs, and we see several reasons this bull market could continue to deliver more highs.
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Best Six Months of the Year | Weekly Market Commentary | November 4, 2019

The S&P 500 Index reached a fresh new high October 28, eclipsing the previous high of 3,025 set July 26, 2019.