posted on Thursday, December 16, 2010
Investor confidence is high. Last week, stocks reached new post-recession highs as investors were the most bullish in nearly four years
Lincoln Savings Bank and LSB Financial are pleased to provide the above Economic Commentary for the week of December 13, 2010.
posted on Friday, December 03, 2010
>Asking what Black Friday means for the stock market has the relationship backwards; it is the gain in the stock market this quarter that bodes modestly well for retail sales this holiday season.
A deluge of key economic events awaits market participants returning from the long Thanksgiving weekend.
Season's Greetings! The staff at Lincoln Savings Bank (LSB) and LSB Financial wish you a joyous holiday season and a prosperous New Year!
posted on Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Market Commentary Highlights... The return of volatility to gold and emerging market stock prices has raised a question among some market participants: is the relentless climb pushing gold and emerging market stock prices into bubble territory? We do not think so. If they are bu
A busy week for economic data as the market may begin to judge effectiveness, and wisdom of quantitative easing.
posted on Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Market Commentary Highlights... While the major headlines are out of the way, what happens in Washington during theremainder of the year will still hold influence over the markets.The most important item facing Congress is the looming expiration of the Bush tax
posted on Thursday, November 04, 2010
Market Commentary Highlights... The likely return to political balance between the parties in Washington may slow the pace of legislative change and result in the "gridlock" the market has historically favored.Two reasons that the market may follow the historical pat
Economics, policy, and politics will fight for room in the headlines this week, as the long awaited First Week in November finally unfolds.
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