What’s It Worth?

Highlights:

Only three things have really mattered to the markets: the Federal Reserve’s stimulus, the outlook for earnings, and the labor market.

The movements in these three have been aligned on a week-to-week basis with stock market value about 90% of the time during this bull market.

As we move through the second half of the year, it is worth reflecting on what a change in each of these drivers is worth to the U.S. stock market.

Jeffrey Kleintop, CFA
Chief Market Strategist
LPL Financial

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10 Indicators to Watch for Another Spring Slide Weekly Market Commentary

Highlights: In each of the past two years the stock market began a slide in the spring that lasted well into the summer months.

We have identified 10 indicators to watch closely in the coming weeks that may warn of an impending slide.

So far, about half of the 10 indicators point to a repeat of the spring slide this year, while the other half do not.

Download the full Weekly Market Commentary article 10 Indicators to Watch for Another Spring Slide

Jeffrey Kleintop, CFA

Chief Market Strategist LPL Financial
March 26, 2012

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