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Weekly Market Insights

Portfolio Compass

April 18, 2018 – Updates on LPL Research's views on equity, equity sectors, fixed income, and alternative asset classes. More >>.

“Keeping It Real”

April 17, 2018 – “After a substantive increase in the first months of 2018, real yields have slowly declined, a positive indicator for stock and bond markets, as they suggest lower true cost of debt for domestic companies.” More >>.

“Did Stocks Bottom?”

April 16, 2018 – “The February 2018 market correction caught many investors off guard, but the longer-term trend remains higher.” More >>.

Inflation In-Depth

April 16, 2018 – CPI and PPI moved higher in March, but inflation remains manageable. More >>.

Jobs and Trade in Perspective

April 12, 2018 – Despite last week's market weakness, we believe the economy remains on positive footing. More >>.

“Spreads Signal Stability”

April 10, 2018 – “Spreads across various sectors of fixed income are signaling that areas of recent stress are receding, a positive omen for bonds and stocks alike.” More >>.

“First Quarter Earnings Preview: What to Watch”

April 9, 2018 – “We preview what we expect may be a very strong earnings season and highlight some key dynamics we will be watching.” More >>.

“Tough Start for Fixed Income”

April 3, 2018 – “Despite a late-quarter rally, high-quality fixed income had a difficult start to 2018, but the ride over the remainder of the year could be smoother.” More >>.

Time for April Showers?

April 2, 2018 – April will include several significant events that have the potential to be market movers. More >>.

“First Quarter Marked by Return of Volatility”

April 2, 2018 – “This week’s Weekly Market Commentary recaps first quarter stock market performance, discusses some of the themes that were in play, and summarizes our outlook for the rest of the year.” More >>.