LPL Research believes investors are appropriately optimistic, given the improving economy, the pace of vaccinations, fiscal stimulus, and surging earnings.
Market Research updates from LPL Financial
While optimism surrounding the reopening is certainly understandable, LPL Research takes a look to see if sentiment is flashing a near-term contrarian warning sign for stocks.
The outstanding fourth-quarter earnings season we had in 2020 is a tough act to follow, but 2021’s first quarter has the makings of another potentially great earnings season.
We have increased our forecast for U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) due to prospects for a full reopening of the U.S. economy, massive stimulus, and Federal Reserve (Fed) support.
LPL Research revises previous forecasts to better reflect the growing optimism of an economy on the rebound.
Developments in the economy and the fight against the virus are likely to provide the ingredients for a positive outlook through the remainder of the year.
LPL Research explains why any upticks in inflation will ultimately prove transitory.
LPL Research discusses the end of the bear market and the trends of a bull market in year two.
LPL Research share their “Final Four Factors” for the stock market in 2021.
We favor stocks over bonds based on expectations for economic growth, a strong rebound in corporate profits, and increased COVID-19 vaccine distribution.