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

Earnings Season: Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Earnings Season: Most Wonderful Time of the Year

We are paying special attention to business spending, dividends, and guidance from business leaders on the outlook for 2011.

New Year's Resolution: Buy U.S.Stocks

New Year's Resolution: Buy U.S.Stocks

Net selling of stocks and buying of bonds has been slowing over many weeks suggesting a gradual change in behavior that may be sustained in 2011.

2010 Ending on High Note; 2011 Outlook Mixed

2010 Ending on High Note; 2011 Outlook Mixed

Jeff Kleintop says the year 2010 is ending on a high note for investors, but has a more 'middle-of-the-road' forecast for next year.

Diversification Is Back

Diversification Is Back

The return of diversification provides a confidence boost when it comes to helping manage risk and making more linear progress toward achieving investment goals.

Bullish Momentum Highest in Nearly Four Years

Bullish Momentum Highest in Nearly Four Years

Bullish investors have exceeded bearish investors by 30% for the first time since February 2007.

Market Drivers: From Data to Debates

Market Drivers: From Data to Debates

This week, in the absence of any high-profile economic data, markets are likely to be driven by policy headlines, which are not likely to be as favorable for investors.

Black Friday Not Necessarily Green for Investors

Black Friday Not Necessarily Green for Investors

There have been years when positive fourth-quarter sales did not translate into strong results for the stock market.

Seeking Yield in Stocks

Seeking Yield in Stocks

While U.S. investors have been reluctant to embrace dividends, there were some signs last week they are beginning to pay more attention.

Gold and Emerging Market Stock Prices: Blowing Bubbles?

Gold and Emerging Market Stock Prices: Blowing Bubbles?

The return of volatility to gold and emerging market stock prices has raised a question among some market participants: Is the relentless climb pushing gold and emerging market stock prices into bubble territory?

Lame Duck Could Move Markets

Lame Duck Could Move Markets

While the major headlines are out of the way, what happens in Washington during the remainder of the year will still hold influence over the markets.