LPL Advisors’ Top Tweets: February 2018

With market volatility top of mind for many investors, LPL advisors have been sharing publications, charts, and blogs with their perspectives. We are pleased to highlight some of their recent posts and respect the efforts LPL advisors continuously make to keep their followers informed.

John Forcier of Leesburg, VA shared our recent Weekly Market Commentary, “Melt-Up or Melt-Down?” following the recent spike in market volatility and interest rates to help put things in perspective:

Liz Wilson Allbritton of Monarch Advisory Group in Franklin, TN, shared another recent Weekly Market Commentary, “Correction Perspectives,” for her followers to better understand what happened, where stocks could go, and what actions investors should take:

Turning to fixed income, some investors may be asking “Why own bonds” if interest rates are rising? Christi Staib of Silver Sail Wealth Advisors in Dallas, TX highlighted guidance from our Outlook 2018: Return of the Business Cycle publication and a recent blog post:

Merle DiVita of Sequential Financial Designs in Ventura, CA reminded us that market volatility is the norm, not the exception, when she shared a chart from our House of Charts that puts the recent correction in perspective:

Grant Glenn of Coordinated Financial Services, Inc. in Denver, CO referenced a recent LPL Research Blog post to show that a market correction doesn’t mean stocks won’t finish the year with gains:

As always, LPL Research values the opportunity to hear from our advisors. We invite you to join our daily discussions on Twitter.

 

IMPORTANT DISCLOSURES

Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

The opinions voiced in this material are for general information only and are not intended to provide or be construed as providing specific investment advice or recommendations for any individual security.

The economic forecasts set forth in the presentation may not develop as predicted.

Indices are unmanaged and cannot be invested into directly. Unmanaged index returns do not reflect fees, expenses, or sales charges. Index performance is not indicative of the performance of any investment.

There is no guarantee that a diversified portfolio will enhance overall returns or outperform a non-diversified portfolio. Diversification does not ensure against market risk.

Investing in stock includes numerous specific risks including: the fluctuation of dividend, loss of principal and potential illiquidity of the investment in a falling market.

This research material has been prepared by LPL Financial LLC.

To the extent you are receiving investment advice from a separately registered independent investment advisor, please note that LPL Financial LLC is not an affiliate of and makes no representation with respect to such entity.

Not FDIC/NCUA Insured | Not Bank/Credit Union Guaranteed | May Lose Value | Not Guaranteed by any Government Agency | Not a Bank/Credit Union Deposit

Securities and Advisory services offered through LPL Financial LLC, a Registered Investment Advisor Member FINRA/SIPC

Tracking #1-700979 (Exp. 02/19)