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.
Jeff Kleintop argues that the main concerns that have dogged the market may be beginning to lift.
The markets have largely priced in this outcome and are unlikely to make a major move in either direction if this is the result.
Analysts appear too optimistic about growth in S&P companies. Watch for lower-than-expected earnings and downward guidance.
Here are four potential outcomes with various probabilities emerging from the debt ceiling debate over the next month.
The next few weeks may continue to feature negative earnings pre-announcements and modest losses for the stock market.
Many factors are likely to avoid a financial crisis stemming from Greece's financial problems.
The stock market pullback will continue for a few more weeks, but it's likely to end, leaving stocks on track for a winning year.
The economy has entered a period of slower growth and stock market performance is likely to be modest and volatile in the months ahead.
The Fed's QE2 bond-buying program has kept the economy afloat. Now, as it's set to end this month, what are the prospects for housing, consumer spending and the job market?
As we pass judgment on the recent market and economic performance, we find the evidence to be much less than apocalyptic.
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