Jeff Kleintop

Jeffrey is Chief Market Strategist and Executive Vice President at LPL Financial. In this role, he leads the development and articulation of LPL Financial Research¿s market and investment strategies, leveraging his expertise in the analysis of global financial markets and asset allocation strategy.

He is the author of the popular investment book, Market Evolution: How to Profit in Today¿s Changing Financial Markets, published in May 2006.

Mr. Kleintop earned an MBA from the Pennsylvania State University and a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the University of Delaware. He currently holds Series 7, 63, and 87 licenses.

Recent Articles By The Author

Presidential Election and the Markets

Presidential Election and the Markets

Here's a look at the presidential election's relationship to the performance of the markets and economy.

10 Indicators of Another Spring Slide

10 Indicators of Another Spring Slide

Should investors "sell in May and go away" again this year? This list compares the run-up to those declines with where we are now.

The Economy, the Fed and the Candidates

The Economy, the Fed and the Candidates

Republicans have called for change at the FOMC, a move that would affect markets.

Following the Path: Stocks Set for Pullback

Following the Path: Stocks Set for Pullback

Stocks may be due for a modest pullback, in line with last year's pattern.

Worst Earnings Season Still Beats Expectations

Worst Earnings Season Still Beats Expectations

Earnings set for slower growth in 2012.

The Federal Budget Bombshell: Opinion

The Federal Budget Bombshell: Opinion

Even if politicians fail to agree on a fiscal 2013 budget, current policy in place should create headwinds for the economy and the stock market.

The State of the Union's Market Implications

The State of the Union's Market Implications

The short-term impact is likely to be muted, but the themes presented may shape the market's movements in the months to come.

S&P Downgrades Have Limited Impact

S&P Downgrades Have Limited Impact

The downgrades overshadow recent developments in Europe, which still faces a mild recession in 2012.

Operating Profits to Drop in Fourth Quarter

Operating Profits to Drop in Fourth Quarter

This is the first quarter in two years that operating profits are not expected to be in double digits.

Flat 2011 Suggests Booming 2012

Flat 2011 Suggests Booming 2012

There is historical precedent for the market to break out in 2012 after ending flat in 2011.