September’s Calendar Cruelty for Stocks


By: Jeffrey Buchbinder, CFA, Chief Equity Strategist, LPL Financial, Barry Gilbert, PhD, CFA, Asset Allocation Strategists, LPL Financial, & Jeffrey Roach, PhD, Chief Economist, LPL Financial

The difficult 2022 for stocks may not get much easier because as we now wait for better news on the inflation front, we have to contend with a seasonally weak month of September. While we got some welcome news in Friday’s jobs report, more evidence of falling inflation will take time to materialize. The good news is a seasonally strong fourth quarter is right around the corner. If history is a guide, midterm elections may provide an added late-year boost.

Read the full commentary here: weekly-market-commentary-9.6.2022


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