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

Apocalypse Investing, Anyone?

2012-ers believe that one year from now, we will experience either a catastrophe or enlightenment. Which one would it be and how should investors react?

Innovation Is the Name of the Game

Innovation Is the Name of the Game

As the pace of R&D picks up so should profits and economies around the globe.

A European 'Christmas Carol'

A European 'Christmas Carol'

With the eurozone chastened by three spirits, the holidays look bright.

European Rescue Efforts Need Additional Measures

European Rescue Efforts Need Additional Measures

Long-term steps to achieve financial stability and defecit reductions are needed.

Super Committee May Go Small

Super Committee May Go Small

The committee may opt for a smaller budget reduction plan while extending the payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits.

Best Year-End Strategy: Invest by the Book

Best Year-End Strategy: Invest by the Book

If this "year of the market axiom" pattern continues, perhaps a "Santa Claus rally" is in store for December.

Beyond Europe: What the Market Really Cares About

Beyond Europe: What the Market Really Cares About

Issues in Europe have merely created volatility around the true focus of investors on the fundamental economic backdrop that continues to slowly improve.

Record October Gains: More Treat Than Trick for Investors

Record October Gains: More Treat Than Trick for Investors

Despite long-term concerns, the stock market may hang on to the gains it has achieved in the month of October which were supported by other positive news.

Forget About Greece? Not So Fast

Forget About Greece? Not So Fast

The Greek haircut is still a major issue for the stock market.

4 Reasons This Rally May Be More Durable

4 Reasons This Rally May Be More Durable

Developments in Europe could be taking the fear of a repeat of the financial crisis of 2008 off the table.