Brexit Clouds Linger | Weekly Market Commentary | January 22, 2019

KEY TAKEAWAYS Following last week’s rejection of Theresa May’s Brexit plan, we discuss what’s next for the United Kingdom and possible market implications. We maintain a cautious tactical view on European equities, given lackluster economic growth, increased political...

Main Street’s Uncertainty Climbs

Recent U.S. economic data have been sending a lot of conflicting signals, and Wall Street’s economic outlook is more clouded than at any point of the cycle. Because of this, we thought we’d provide some direction from Main Street via the latest Federal Reserve’s (Fed)...

Market Update: Mon, Jan 22, 2019 | LPL Financial Research

Macro View Daily Insights Earnings season off to a slow start but it’s early. With just 55 S&P 500 Index companies having reported results, fourth quarter earnings growth for the index is tracking to a 14.2% year-over-year increase, below the 15.8% consensus...

Weekly Market Drivers | LPL Financial Research

Stocks post fourth week of gains on trade talk progress, U.S. corporate earnings US: S&P 500 Index +2.9%, Dow +3.0%, Nasdaq +2.7% Europe: STOXX Europe 600 +2.3%, German DAX +2.9% France CAC 40 +2.0%, U.K. FTSE 100 -1.2% Asia: Japan Nikkei +1.5%, China Shanghai...

LPL Financial Advisors’ Top Tweets: December 2018

We appreciate the opportunity to continue exchanging ideas and information with LPL advisors on social media. Here are some shares from December, when volatility spiked: Vivienne K. Schleu, CPA  of Alpina Financial Consultants, LLC in Boca Raton, FL, reassured her...