"We expect the U.S. economy to continue to grow in 2020 and support gains for stocks, although we are increasingly mindful of our position in the business cycle.
It was the best of times and the worst of times... LPL Financial Research looks at the positives and negatives in the economic situation in their latest blog: A Tale of Two Economies.
The IRS has announced the dollar limits for contributions and benefits in retirement plans and certain deferred compensation plans for 2020. The limit for 401(k) elective deferrals has increased from $19,000 to $19,500 and the catch up for those 50 or over has also increased by $500 to $6,500. That means the maximum deferral for age 50+ will be $26,000 in 2020. See the at
LPL Financial Research Senior Market Strategist Ryan Detrick discusses the third interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve in 2019 in this video:
This link will open the Market Signals podcast of the LPL 2019 Midyear Outlook.
The election is finally over. Now what? Check out this podcast from LPL Research that looks at probable gridlock in Congress and how that might affect the markets.
Concerned about recent market volatility and the downturn in the markets? Listen to the latest podcast from LPL Research. They provide some historical context for market downturns preceding midterm elections.
Concerned about the latest market volatility? Listen to the latest insights from LPL Research in their podcast.
Stocks just had their worst one-day drop since February. Here is a link to an LPL Research blog with their thoughts at this time.
Here are the "bullet points" from the blog:
Here is LPL Financial's analysis of a recent speech by Fed Chair Jerome Powell.