Why You Shouldn’t Sell Your Stocks in May This Year

“Sell in May and go away” is probably the most widely cited stock market cliché in history. Every year a barrage of Wall Street commentaries, media stories, and investor questions flood in about the popular stock market adage. In this week’s Weekly Market Commentary, we tackle this commonly cited seasonal pattern and why it might…

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Here Comes the Best Month of the Year- Posted by lplresearch

Wednesday, March 30, 2022 After one of the worst starts to a year ever for stocks, March has seen a huge bounce. Incredibly, the S&P 500 Index is only about 4% away from new all-time highs. The big question is can the near-term strength continue? “The good news is stocks really appear to love April.…

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LPL RESEARCH PRESENTS outlook 2022- Conclusion

Success requires ability, precision, and of course, teamwork. A relay race combines stretches of extraordinary individual effort with brief moments of coordinated teamwork, in which fractions of a second can be equivalent to the physical difference between a champion and an also-ran. Federal, state, and local governments—usually better suited for the role of timekeepers or…

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Are Long-Term Rates Setting Up for a Huge Move?

Posted by lplresearch Friday March 11, 2022   Consumer inflation hit a 40-year high according to data released yesterday; however despite the increased levels of inflation, interest rates have stayed stubbornly low. In fact, despite rising about 26 basis points (0.26%) since the beginning of March, the yield on the 30-year US Treasury is basically…

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LPL RESEARCH PRESENTS outlook 2022- How Much Higher Can Treasury Yields Go?

Coming into 2021, we expected Treasury yields to move higher. And they did. Higher inflation expectations, less involvement in the bond market by the Fed, and a record amount of Treasury issuance were all reasons we thought interest rates could end 2021 between 1.50% and 1.75%. For 2022, near-term inflation expectations above historical trends and…

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LPL RESEARCH PRESENTS outlook 2022- Staying In the Zone

We expect solid economic and earnings growth to help stocks deliver gains in 2022.   When forecasting stock market performance, we start with the economic cycle. We believe we are currently approaching—or are already in—the middle of an economic cycle with at least a few more years left. Historically, if this holds true, then we…

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LPL RESEARCH PRESENTS outlook 2022- From Hand Up to Hand Off

The U.S. economy bounced back from its worst year since the Great Depression in 2020 with one of the best years of growth in nearly 40 years in 2021. A combination of record stimulus, a healthy consumer, an accommodative Federal Reserve (Fed), vaccinations, and reopening of businesses all contributed to a big year in 2021.…

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More employers put 401(k) savings on autopilot

PUBLISHED TUE, DEC 28 202112:58 PM EST Greg Iacurci@GREGIACURCI KEY POINTS About 62% of businesses with a 401(k) automatically enroll workers into the retirement plan, according to the Plan Sponsor Council of America. 2020 was the first year employers most commonly used a 6% “deferral” rate, rather than 3%. Automation comes as many workers feel…

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LPL RESEARCH PRESENTS Outlook 2022- Passing the Baton

Our resurgent economy grew at over a 6% pace in the first half of the year and is on track for 5% growth for the year when 2021 draws to a close. The current economic recovery, which started in May 2020, benefited from widespread vaccine availability and additional fiscal stimulus. While the economy continues to…

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Our 10 Year Anniversary

We are celebrating 10 years in business. Check out our November newsletter in the link below to read our statement of gratitude dedicated to our clients! https://conta.cc/2YBTNTe

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