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Quick Start for Municipal Bonds

Acting more like a sprinter than a long-distance runner, the broad municipal bond market is up 0.80% year-to-date through last Friday, as measured by the Barclays Municipal Bond Index, just over 1% more than their taxable counterparts as measured by the Barclays Aggregate Bond Index...

Current Conditions Index 1/16/13

Over the past week, the LPL Financial Current Conditions Index (CCI) slid slightly to 239. The path of the CCI remains consistent with continued, though sluggish, economic growth in the United States...​

High-Yield in Name Only

High-yield bonds may be “high-yield” in name only now. Robust demand for corporate bonds pushed the average yield on high-yield bonds further into record-low territory, closing at 5.75% last week. A mid-single-digit yield just does not seem that “high,”....

Fourth Quarter 2012 SAM

Stocks limped to the finish as 2012 ended amid the uncertainty surrounding the fiscal cliff. Nonetheless, stocks delivered solid double-digit returns in 2012. Performance for the SAM/Research Recommended Mutual Fund Models in the fourth quarter was outstanding, resulting in a very strong year for both relative and absolute returns. All 10 of these portfolios outperformed their respective blended benchmarks in the fourth quarter...

Current Conditions Index 1/9/13

Over the past week, the LPL Financial Current Conditions Index (CCI) rebounded to 246. The path of the CCI remains consistent with continued, though sluggish, economic growth in the United States.

 
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