Mid-Year Market Outlook 2013

The investment landscape for the first half of 2013 has proven to be a tough one to navigate.  LPL Financial research believes the second half of this year will be equally difficult to navigate.  Click on the image to watch the video.

Bond Market Grind Continues

After one of the worst quarterly sell-offs in years, the bond market has witnessed only mixed relief so far this summer. The high-quality bond market, as measured by the broad Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Bond Index, was roughly unchanged in July 2013, posting a…

5 Ways to Help Measure Investment Risk

Investors who are concerned about market volatility should examine their investment choices from all angles when constructing a portfolio — evaluating not only return, but risk too. There are a variety of risk measures that may come in handy. Of course, numbers don’t tell…