Prep for What’s Next with LPL Financial Research’s Outlook 2019

This time of year is typically reserved for looking back, but LPL Research’s Outlook 2019 is anything but typical. Our upcoming edition will look at the important factors impacting the current bull market, such as policy, volatility, and business spending—and the...

United States-China Trade Deal Follow-up

Investor confidence got a boost after President Donald Trump declared his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit December 1 “an amazing and productive meeting.” Both parties agreed to return to the negotiating table in earnest, with President...

Market Update | Dec 13, 2018

Macro View Daily Insights Trade tensions cooling. China has resumed soybean purchases for the first time since tariffs were put in place, and more corn shipments could be next according to a Bloomberg report overnight. China also indicated it would provide greater...

Stocks Tend to Ignore Shutdowns

Next week could bring the third government shutdown of 2018, especially after the fireworks out of Washington yesterday. In a widely watched live TV debate, President Trump sparred with Senate Minority Leader Schumer and House Minority Leader Pelosi regarding funding...

Market Update | Dec 12, 2018

Macro View Daily Insights May to face confidence vote on Brexit. UK Prime Minister Theresa May will face a vote of confidence after the required 48 letters of “no confidence” were received from MPs following her three-stop tour across Europe yesterday. The meetings...