Weekly Market Commentary – March 26, 2018

THE STOCK MARKET’S FINAL FOUR FACTORS John Lynch, Chief Investment Strategist, LPL Financial Jeffrey Buchbinder, CFA Equity Strategist, LPL Financial The NCAA Men’s Tournament Final Four is set. Kansas, Loyola, Michigan, […]

Weekly Market Commentary – March 19, 2018

WILL THIS SIXTEEN BE SWEET? John Lynch, Chief Investment Strategist, LPL Financial Jeffrey Buchbinder, CFA Equity Strategist, LPL Financial The “Sweet 16” is set. In the spirit of March Madness and […]

Weekly Market Commentary – March 12, 2018

FIVE FORECASTERS: FEW WARNING SIGNS   John Lynch Chief Investment Strategist, LPL Financial Jeffrey Buchbinder, CFA Equity Strategist, LPL Financial   Our favorite leading indicators are signaling that further economic […]

Weekly Market Commentary – March 5, 2018

THE BULL IS 9, CAN IT MAKE 10? John Lynch, Chief Investment Strategist, LPL Financial Ryan Detrick, CMT Senior Market Strategist, LPL Financial The bull market will celebrate its ninth birthday […]

Weekly Market Commentary – February 26, 2018

RAISING 2018 EARNINGS FORECASTS John Lynch Chief Investment Strategist, LPL Financial Jeffrey Buchbinder, CFA Equity Strategist, LPL Financial Fourth quarter earnings season has been outstanding. As good as it has […]

Weekly Market Commentary – February 20, 2018

OUT OF THE WOODS? John Lynch Chief Investment Strategist, LPL Financial Jeffrey Buchbinder CFA Equity Strategist, LPL Financial   Are we out of the woods yet? After the fastest correction […]

Weekly Market Commentary – February 12, 2018

Correction Perspectives John Lynch Chief Investment Strategist, LPL Financial   After an extraordinary two-year period of market calm, the major U.S. equity markets slipped into correction territory last week. A perfect […]

Weekly Market Commentary – February 5, 2018

GDP, PCE, AND JOBS   John Lynch Chief Investment Strategist, LPL Financial Shawn Doty Senior Analyst, LPL Financial   U.S. stocks and bonds were hit by inflation concerns over the […]

Weekly Market Commentary – January 29, 2018

RECORDS, RISK, AND RETURNS John Lynch Chief Investment Strategist, LPL Financial Ryan Detrick, CMT Senior Market Strategist, LPL Financial The equity market action over the past year is truly historic […]

Weekly Market Commentary – January 22, 2018

FOURTH QUARTER EARNINGS SEASON OFF TO A GOOD START John Lynch Chief Investment Strategist, LPL Financial Jeffrey Buchbinder, CFA Equity Strategist, LPL Financial It’s early in the season, but with […]

Weekly Market Commentary – January 16, 2018

GLOBAL EQUITY MARKET OUTLOOK  FAVOR U.S. AND EM John Lynch, Chief Investment Strategist, LPL Financial Jeffrey Buchbinder, CFA Equity Strategist, LPL Financial We favor U.S. and emerging market (EM) equities for […]

Weekly Market Commentary – January 8, 2018

WILL A STRONG 2017 CARRY OVER INTO 2018? John Lynch Chief Investment Strategist, LPL Financial Jeffrey Buchbinder, CFA Equity Strategist, LPL Financial We close the book on a solid 2017 for […]

Weekly Market Commentary – January 2, 2018

INVESTMENT IMPLICATIONS OF THE NEW TAX LAW: ECONOMY AT A GLANCE John Lynch, Chief Investment Strategist, LPL Financial Barry Gilbert, PhD, CFA Asset Allocation Strategist, LPL Financial After more than a […]

Weekly Market Commentary – December 4, 2017

2018 STOCK MARKET OUTLOOK   DOUBLE-DIGIT RETURNS? John Lynch Chief Investment Strategist, LPL Financial Jeffrey Buchbinder, CFA Equity Strategist, LPL Financial Back to business: fundamentals to drive stock market gains in […]

Weekly Commentary – July 17, 2017

GAUGING GLOBAL GROWTH Matthew E. Peterson Chief Wealth Strategist, LPL Financial Barry Gilbert, PhD, CFA Senior Economic Analyst, LPL Financial Since 2012, real global gross domestic product (GDP) growth has […]