Our "One and a Half Cents" on the Fourth Quarter

posted 10/6/2010 in General

Market Commentary Highlights...

A one and a half (not double) dip for the economy. We expect slow, but positive economic growth supporting modest stock market gains in the fourth quarter.
One and a half chambers of Congress go to the Republican Party in the mid-term election. The return of political balance in Washington between the parties may slow the pace of legislative change and result in the gridlock the market has historically favored.
QE 1.5 from the Fed. During the fourth quarter, the Federal Reserve is likely to announce additional stimulus measures to stimulate growth.

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Lincoln Savings Bank and LSB Financial are pleased to provide the above Market Commentary for the week of October 4, 2010. The commentary is prepared by LPL FINANCIAL RESEARCH, the broker-dealer partner for Lincoln Savings Bank and LSB Financial. This commentary and others like it can be found at www.mylsb.com/investments/commentary.aspx
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