Current Conditions Index

posted 7/7/2011 in General

We would like to provide you with a new report called the "Current Conditions Index" that is regularly released by our broker dealer LPL. this report explains current market conditions and the impact that these conditions will have on financial decision making.

The LPL Financial Research Current Conditions Index is a weekly measure of the conditions that underpin our outlook for the markets and economy. The CCI provides real-time context and insight into the trends that shape our recommended actions to manage portfolios. This index has proven to be a useful tool for investment decision making.

This weekly index is not intended to be a leading index or predictive of where conditions are headed, but a coincident measure of where they are right now. We want to track the conditions in real-time to aid in investment decision making. There are thousands of indicators-some lead the economy, some lag, while others merely offer a lot of statistical noise. We chose to create our own index tailored to the current environment to provide the

View the entire Current Conditions Index (pdf format)

Lincoln Savings Bank and LSB Financial are pleased to provide the above Economic Commentary for the week of June 27, 2011. The commentary is prepared by LPL FINANCIAL RESEARCH, the broker-dealer partner for Lincoln Savings Bank and LSB Financial. The above commentary and others like it can be found at


This information is being provided by Lincoln Savings Bank (LSB) / LSB Financial, an Iowa-based institution devoted to providing complete financial services since 1902.

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