CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Dec. 17, 2018 – Leading retail investment advisory firm and independent broker/dealer LPL Financial LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LPLA), today announced its annual research publication, Outlook 2019: FUNDAMENTAL: How to Focus on What Really Matters in the Markets, is available for download. The report contains investment insights and market guidance covering 2019.
LPL Financial Research believes the following three themes will be key to the markets in 2019.
Against this backdrop, the LPL Financial Research report forecasts the following:
“We do not anticipate a recession in 2019, thanks to the fundamentally driven economic momentum, combined with fiscal incentives and government spending programs on tap for the coming year,” said LPL Financial Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Strategist John Lynch. “We encourage investors, where appropriate, to base any investment decisions on the fundamentals rather than acting on speculative headlines, especially as the cycle matures and the 2020 presidential election now comes into increased focus.”
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*Based on total revenues, Financial Planning magazine June 1996-2018
Please see the Outlook 2019: FUNDAMENTAL: How to Focus on What Really Matters in the Markets for additional description and disclosure.
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