Kristian Kerr

Head of Macro Strategy

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Kristian Kerr is the Head of Macro Strategy at LPL Financial, responsible for driving the perspectives from all investing disciplines (e.g., stocks, bonds, alternatives, etc.) into one united view. In this role, he leads the day-to-day operations of the Strategic & Tactical Asset Allocation Committee (STAAC) to ensure this united perspective is integrated and communicated into LPL Research’s publications and platforms.


"Combining my data-driven and process-centric approach with the entrepreneurial focus of a well-established company like LPL is exciting. When you can keep that mindset, the sky is the limit on what Research can deliver to our partners.”

Before joining LPL Financial

Kristian was the Western Region Head of Foreign Exchange and Macro at Citi Private Bank. Before the role at Citi, Kristian spent seven years as a multi-asset portfolio manager in New York for a large global macro hedge fund. Kristian has also held various strategy and trading roles at other global financial institutions over the course of his career.

Education & Achievements

BBA in International Business, Schiller International University

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Weekly Market Performance — May 31, 2024

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LPL Research's Weekly Market Performance for the week of May 27, 2024, highlights tepid demand for Treasuries and the end of the S&P 500s five-week win streak.

Weekly Market Performance — May 17, 2024

| Kristian Kerr

LPL Research's Weekly Market Performance for the week of May 13, 2024, highlights new record highs, a decline in consumer inflation data, and tech strength.

Weekly Market Performance — May 10, 2024

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LPL Research's Weekly Market Performance for the week of May 6, 2024, highlights another market winning streak, a utilities rally, and Treasury auctions.

Can Pre-Election Market Trends Survive Attention?

| Kristian Kerr

LPL Research explores election year seasonality and whether the current pattern can survive all the attention. 

Weekly Market Performance — March 15, 2024

| Kristian Kerr

LPL's Weekly Market Performance for the week of March 11, 2024, highlights a new S&P 500 record close, earnings growth, and the energy sector outperforming.

Is It Déjà Vu All Over Again?

| Kristian Kerr

LPL Research explores the parallels between the current stock market environment and that of the Nifty Fifty in the early 1970s.

How Could the Markets Surprise Us in 2024?

| Kristian Kerr

LPL Research looks at five ways the markets might surprise us in 2024.