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Three 2021 Market Lessons for 2022

01/06/2022

By: Barry Gilbert, PhD, CFA, Asset Allocation Strategist, LPL Financial, Ryan Detrick, CMT, Chief Market Strategist, LPL Financial, Jeffrey Buchbinder, CFA, Equity Strategist, LPL Financial, & Lawrence Gillum, CFA, Fixed Income Strategist, LPL Financial

In many ways, 2021 was a typical year for markets, but it also reinforced some basic market lessons that are hard to learn, even if they are not new. As we launch into the New Year, we’re highlighting three 2021 market lessons that we think may matter for 2022: 1) equity valuations are a poor timing mechanism, 2) structural forces have a large influence on interest rates and may keep them relatively low, and 3) politics and markets don’t mix.

Read the full commentary here: Weekly_Market_Commentary_1.3.2022

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