Articles by LPL Financial


Managing Interest Rate Risk

Key Takeaways Yield curve positioning and proper diversification remain prudent strategies to manage interest rate risk. Small allocations to lower-quality fixed income can also be…


Market Correction Perspectives

Key Takeaways A perfect storm of investor worries collided over the past six trading days, resulting in an unprecedented bout of market volatility. These experiences…


The Valentine’s Day Index

Key Takeaways Investors will be closely watching this week’s CPI release and the impact it could have on interest rates and stocks. The good news…



A Melt-up OR DOWN?

melt-up OR MELT-DOWN?   KEY TAKEAWAYS Friday’s sharp stock market decline might have led us to forget that just a few days ago many claimed…


Tom Terrific? Not Really

The Super Bowl indicator suggests that stocks rise for the full year when the Super Bowl winner comes from the original National Football League (now…



How Rare Have Things Been?

Key Takeaways The recent lack of volatility in the U.S. stock market has been historic on many levels. The long absence of market volatility greatly…