The TED Spread’s Economic Signal

Credit stress among banks has remained relatively calm recently, signaling an economic recession may not be as imminent as some investors fear. As shown in the LPL Chart of the Day, the TED spread, or the difference between the 3-month London Interbank Offered Rate...

Market Update: Tues, Jan 15, 2019 | LPL Financial Research

Macro View Daily Insights Treasury yield curve steepens, spread to investment grade widens. The Treasury yield curve steepened over the past week despite recent data suggesting global economic activity, particularly in China, ticked lower. Instead, more dovish...

Market Insight Quarterly | Fourth Quarter 2018

STOCKS SLIDE MOST SINCE 2011, EVEN AMID SOLID ECONOMIC DATA U.S. economy posts robust third-quarter growth. Gross domestic product (GDP) increased 3.4% in the third quarter on an annualized basis, capping its strongest two quarters of growth in four years. The...

Q4 Earnings Preview: Great to Good

Fourth quarter earnings reporting season begins this week with about three dozen S&P 500 companies set to report results. The action kicked off this morning with Citigroup’s numbers, which will be followed by several other major banks later in the week, as well as...