Author: LPL Financial

Healthcare Sector Implications

Healthcare Sector Implications

Key Takeaways Mott Capital Management 2Q17 Commentary One (More) Reason To Expect The USD To Continue To Fall Q&A: PE Firms Keep Backing Booming Healthcare Sector Odds Rise For “Inverted Yield Curve” & New Recession Raising Taxes, Cutting Government Spending […]

Global Summer Earnings – Sizzle Or Fizzle?

Global Summer Earnings – Sizzle Or Fizzle?

Key Takeaways Overseas markets generally had strong earnings last quarter, with energy companies providing the biggest boost. Future expectations are high once again for energy companies, but also for consumer and financial companies. Structural changes may be happening in France […]

Is It Time For A 5% Pullback?

Is It Time For A 5% Pullback?

A year ago yesterday marked the first new all-time closing high for the S&P 500 Index in nearly 14 months. As we noted at the time, that first new high after at least a year can kick off a strong […]

Crude Oil Is In A Bear Market; Now What?

Crude Oil Is In A Bear Market; Now What?

It has been a rough year so far for crude oil with yesterday’s close at a fresh nine-month low officially pushing the commodity into bear market territory. Sparking much of the continued weakness is the usual worry that rising supply […]

FOMC FAQ: Is A Rate Hike Imminent?

FOMC FAQ: Is A Rate Hike Imminent?

Key Takeaways The Fed holds its fourth of eight FOMC meetings of the year this Tuesday and Wednesday (June 13–14, 2017). The fed funds futures market is currently pricing in a 96% chance of a rate hike this week. Fed […]

The First 100 Days For Equities

The First 100 Days For Equities

Thursday, May 25 was the 100th trading session of the year for the S&P 500 Index. Much like the first 100 days of a new presidency, this is a nice time to reflect on what has happened, what hasn’t happened, […]