Stocks Bounced, Now What?

The big bounce off the December 24 lows continued last week, as the S&P 500 Index added 2.9% for the week. In fact, it has gained 2.9%, 1.9%, 2.5%, and 2.9% over the past four weeks for a total gain of 10.5%. Of course, the S&P 500 did have its worst December...

Market Update: Wed, Jan 23, 2019 | LPL Financial Research

Macro View Daily Insights Volatility reemerges, but focus on the long term. Major U.S. indexes are recouping some of yesterday’s losses, which stemmed from reports that the White House rejected an offer hold preparatory talks ahead of trade negotiations between top...

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)...