EARNINGS UPDATE: GOOD NEWS & FIVE OBSERVATIONS

February 22, 2017 | posted in: Blog, Financial Insights | by

The numbers are in! Fourth quarter earnings growth, while not a blowout, continued to be solid, putting the earnings recession further in the rear view mirror.     Read on for 5 key observations and complete details from Burt White Chief Investment Officer, LPL Financial and Jeffrey Buchbinder, CFA Market Strategist, LPL Financial,.

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Current economic cycles point to a favorable outlook for 2017 real estate.  

February 15, 2017 | posted in: Blog, Financial Insights, LPL Weekly Market Commentary | by

Read more from Burt White, Chief Investment Officer, LPL Financial, and Jeffrey Buchbinder, CFA Market Strategist, LPL Financial in this week’s market commentary.

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Super Bowl 51: Rooting for Shorter Skirts & Fatter Ties

February 3, 2017 | posted in: Blog, Uncategorized | by

Miniskirts and the markets Truth be told, I am not really very excited about watching the Super Bowl game between the Falcons and the Patriots. My guess is that many of you out there feel the same way, that is, unless you grew up in Boston or Atlanta. And it’s not because I’m not a..

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Is There Value in Value?

Despite a strong 2016, there may still be some value in the value sector.     We recommend that investors generally maintain balance across value and growth stocks. Improving economic and profit growth create a favorable backdrop for value. Our sector views point to balanced style views, particularly our positive views of both technology and..

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Next stop…DOW 36,000?

January 27, 2017 | posted in: Blog, Financial Insights | by

With the Dow conquering 20,000 on Wednesday, there is a bit of euphoria out there on “The Street,” along with a healthy dose of skepticism. I’m now fielding questions such as “Is this the start of a new upward leg of the stock market?” or alternatively, “Should I sell my stocks now because they are..

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Welcome to Dow 20K!

January 26, 2017 | posted in: Blog, Financial Insights | by

1/25/17 Was A Big Day On Wall Street… Check out LPL Research’s charts of the previous milestones at  “Welcome to Dow 20K.”

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