Weekly Market Commentary

Each week the LPL Financial Research team assembles thoughtful insight on market news.

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Q4 EARNINGS PREVIEW: PESSIMISM MAY BE OVERDONE

January 16, 2023

The key question coming into this earnings season is whether the pessimism surrounding 2023 earnings has gone too far.

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2023 MARKET OUTLOOK

January 3, 2023

The process of finding balance may continue to be challenging and we may even see a recession, but underlying fundamentals could create opportunities in stock and bond markets that were difficult to find in 2022.

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DECEMBER DOWN, BUT NOT OUT

December 12, 2022

December is off to a rough start, and so far it’s not living up to its seasonal reputation of being one of the best months for equity market returns.

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PLAYBOOK FOR A FED PIVOT

November 21, 2022

The growth vs. value debate has been pretty one-sided in 2022, with value outperforming growth for a sustained period for the first time in almost 15 years...

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INFLATION AND RISING RATES SUPPORTS VALUE

November 14, 2022

The growth vs. value debate has been pretty one-sided in 2022, with value outperforming growth for a sustained period for the first time in almost 15 years...

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HOW MIDTERMS ELECTIONS MAY MOVE MARKETS

November 7, 2022

In this week’s Weekly Market Commentary, we look at why the stock market may respond favorably to the midterm election, whatever the outcome...

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FEDERAL RESERVE PREVIEW: TRICK OR TREAT?

October 31, 2022

With a series of important economic indicators suggesting the economy is declining and inflation is finally decelerating, albeit very slowly, markets are beginning to factor in that the Fed may soon transition to a less aggressive stance in early 2023...

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POCKETS OF VULNERABILITIES

October 10, 2022

As Federal Reserve (Fed) officials continue to emphasize the Fed’s commitment towards restoring price stability, the dollar marches ever higher. Markets are currently pricing in another 75-basis point rate hike at the November 2 Fed meeting as calls for the Fed to halt its aggressive campaign are mounting... 

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