Every year LPL Financial Research compiles its Outlook for the following year to let investors know where we believe the markets are heading and how to best position portfolios.
In 2013, many different forces will combine to influence the direction of the markets to follow the path of least resistance leading to modest single-digit returns in the U.S. stock and bond markets.*
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This research material was prepared by LPL Financial, Member FINRA/SIPC.
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