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2019 Hits and Misses | Weekly Market Commentary | December 30, 2019

2019 was a difficult year to forecast after 2018 ended with the worst December since the Great Depression. While our positive stock market outlook proved too conservative, we are pleased to report we got more right than wrong for 2019.
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New 2019 High | Weekly Market Performance | December 27, 2019

The S & P 500 Index gained for the 5th straight week, the Nasdaq Composite and Dow Jones Industrial Average broke to new highs, and even fixed income rose.
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Profit Growth Key for 2020 Stocks | Weekly Market Commentary | December 23, 2019

We expect stocks to appreciate in line with earnings growth next year, which justifies benchmark-like equity allocations in our view.
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Portfolio Compass | December 19, 2019

LPL Research offers its top picks in equity asset classes, sectors, and fixed income in the new December Portfolio Compass.
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Seasonal Lift | Weekly Market Performance | December 20, 2019

U.S. stocks rose again this week, with the S & P 500 Index gaining for the 10th week out of 11 and setting more record highs.
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Better Days Ahead for Bonds | Weekly Market Commentary | December 16, 2019

LPL Financial Research reviews the yield curve, bonds, Treasuries, and the state of fixed income for 2020.
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Stocks Rise as Uncertainty Clears | Weekly Market Performance | December 13, 2019

Stocks rallied this week, and the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield climbed to a one-month high.
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Outlook 2020: Bringing Markets into Focus

LPL Research’s Outlook 2020: Bringing Markets Into Focus offers investment insights, market guidance, views on the elections, data-based charts, and forecasts for 2020 and beyond.
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Outlook 2020: Client Letter

LPL Research’s Outlook 2020: Bringing Markets Into Focus offers investment insights, market guidance, views on the elections, data-based charts, and forecasts for 2020 and beyond.
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Outlook 2020: Printer-Friendly

LPL Research’s Outlook 2020: Bringing Markets Into Focus offers investment insights, market guidance, views on the elections, data-based charts, and forecasts for 2020 and beyond.