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

March Market Madness

March Market Madness

This is a time for caution, not for indiscriminant selling; a time to nibble at opportunities, not jump in with both feet.

Japan Quake: Impact on Markets Limited

Japan Quake: Impact on Markets Limited

With manufacturing activity booming around the world, demand for commodities is likely to remain solid and any decline is likely to be short-lived.

Market Turnaround: A Cinderella Story

Market Turnaround: A Cinderella Story

New stories are being written that may be less favorable for the markets.

Markets May Hit the Ceiling

Markets May Hit the Ceiling

Markets could face a government shutdown at the end of this week if Congress does not agree to a continuing resolution to extend funding for this fiscal year on or by March 4.

What Is the Message From Oil Prices?

What Is the Message From Oil Prices?

A rise in gasoline prices has been shown to lift expectations of future inflation and would likely boost bond yields.

Reflation: A Dominant Theme for 2011

Reflation: A Dominant Theme for 2011

Egypt provided an example of the unrest that can be fueled by rising food prices.

Do Rising Bond Yields Pose a Problem for Stocks?

Do Rising Bond Yields Pose a Problem for Stocks?

As the 10-year Treasury yield approaches 4%, investors are beginning to wonder when rising interest rates may start to negatively affect stock prices.

Geopolitical Risk Returns

Geopolitical Risk Returns

Investors are wondering what happens now within Egypt and what is next for the region.

A Pro-Business State of the Union

A Pro-Business State of the Union

President Obama's State of the Union address will likely be more pro-business in contrast to the anti-business tone of last year's address.

Top 5 Risks Investors Are Focused On

Top 5 Risks Investors Are Focused On

Overall, the key risks of 2011 have been receding lately, helping to boost the markets. However, the evolution of these risks is unlikely to be in a straight line.