All Market Views by Linda Duessel

Weekly Update: When I die, I think I shall reincarnate ... 
Feb. 23, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
There are a lot of things to worry about. Maybe that's a good thing.
Weekly Update: 'You look like Nancy Pelosi' 
Feb. 16, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
In California, where they sometimes say the wackiest things, advisors are worried that their clients aren't worried.
Weekly Update: What are they talking about?? 
Feb. 9, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
It appears this sell-off isn't about inflation and higher yields; it's about trading in volatility.
Weekly Update: 'I hope you're right' 
Feb. 2, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
A little volatility can represent an opportunity.
Weekly Update: Is it a bubble? 
Jan. 26, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
It may be a frothy market but given the fundamentals and technicals, it's hardly a bubble.
Weekly Update: These are the facts 
Jan. 19, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
And the facts suggest we are shifting from the Wall of Worry to the Year of Euphoria
Weekly Update: Laughs, hugs and a winter respite 
Jan. 12, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
Except for SALT, Californians like much of the country are feeling bullish.
Weekly Update: Will you be getting a raise this year? 
Jan. 5, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
The melt-up continues amid signs of accelerating growth and expectations that more people will be receiving more pay via raises and tax cuts.
2018 Outlook: On the other hand ... 
Dec. 22, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
There are a lot of reasons to believe the risk-on trade will continue; there are a lot of reasons that suggest that maybe it won't.
Weekly Update: I don't care about the presents underneath the Christmas tree 
Dec. 15, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
The fundamentals continue to be favorable for stocks but there are potential stumbling blocks ahead.
Weekly Update: Men are from Mars, women are from Venus and millennials are from ... 
Dec. 8, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
Is that Santa I see? Could be, as market forces suggest a mid-December rally could be in the offing.
Weekly Update: Boy, this melt-up could use a nice political headline 
Dec. 1, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
And it got it with news that Flynn is cooperating with the special probe. Still, the market appears giddy over prospects of tax reform.
Weekly Special: Happy Thanksgiving 
Nov. 22, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
Linda shares some items on tax reform, the labor market, changing consumer tastes and millennials.
Weekly Update: The gentlemen are plentiful in Chi-Town 
Nov. 17, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
The active-passive debate heats up as correlations start to fall.
Weekly Update: What a time to be alive! 
Nov. 10, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
As we near the end of a very strong 2017, there are signs that investors are taking some chips off the table and calling it a year.
Weekly Update: Cold winds blowing 
Nov. 3, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
Tax-reform messiness and lack of market breadth could spawn an equity sell-off. That's OK, because it would just serve to extend the up-cycle.
Weekly Update: It's important to know what you're paying for 
Oct. 27, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
The next few weeks should make clear what is and isn't possible on the tax-reform front. Meanwhile, the market carries on.
Weekly Update: The devil didn't just go to Georgia 
Oct. 20, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
As resilient Texans rebuild, they are on the lookout for a big sell-off. It could come but there's still a lot to like about this market.
Weekly Update: Blinded by the light 
Oct. 13, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
What if tax reform doesn't come to pass?
Weekly Update: Greed 
Oct. 6, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
Momentum suggests this rally may continue for awhile. What could go wrong?
Weekly Update: Did you flood? 
Sept. 29, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
Many advisors seem to be expecting a melt-up even if their clients aren't.
Weekly Update: Mother (!) Nature 
Sept. 22, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
She sure is wreaking havoc, but there's no sign of significant post-hurricane weakness.
Weekly Update: Crypto-nite 
Sept. 15, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
Forget bitcoin. The real news is the bullish combination of improving global growth and the prospect for peppier fiscal stimulus.
Weekly Update: 'Whatever it takes' equals bullish for stocks 
Sept. 8, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
All the rebuilding and recovery efforts, combined with an even more cautious Fed, are likely to prove highly stimulative and positive for equities.
Weekly Update: Hello? Is anyone out there? 
Sept. 1, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
Harvey throws wrinkle into outlook but could bring Congress together.
Weekly Update: Totality 
Aug. 25, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
Total eclipses tend to occur during periods of disruption.
Weekly Update: It's simple math 
Aug. 18, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
The math favors a continuing secular bull despite all the geopolitical angst.
Weekly Update: I really must get a pedicure 
Aug. 4, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
Earnings and fundamentals continue to trump—no pun intended—the D.C. chaos.
Weekly Update: Jimmy, haven't you heard? Inflation is MIA 
Jul. 28, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
A pullback is possible as we enter a seasonally weak period but the longer view remains bullish.
Weekly Update: 'It's not even the same category.' True that! 
Jul. 21, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
The markets would probably be just as happy if Republicans move on to tax reform and save health care for another day.
Weekly Update: Who's your guru? 
Jul. 14, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
Inflation reports and Yellen suggest rates are going to be very market friendly for quite a while.
Weekly Special: Dark thoughts for the beach ... 
Jul. 4, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
A compendium of research gathered by Linda Duessel doesn't include much to smile about.
Weekly Update: 'Hey carebot, how about another margarita?' 
Jun. 30, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
With the beach on her mind, Linda opines about a market that's been as gentle as a summer breeze.
Weekly Update: Linder, things are messed up beyond all recognition 
Jun. 23, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
Quiet is good as stocks continue to rise even as yields and inflation fall.
Weekly Update: Like watching paint dry 
Jun. 15, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
Neither inflation nor the roll-off of the Fed's balance sheet is going to move much in the near future.
Weekly Update: Drastic conditions call for drastic measures 
Jun. 9, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
For the first time since the U.S. election, economists concerned that the economy could wind up doing worse than expected under Trump.
Weekly Update: I can't predict the future 
Jun. 2, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
Slow growth and low inflation are just fine for equities.
Weekly Update: Surely, one of my 4 millennial children can spare a Jackson 
May 25, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
Longer-term issues aren't yet getting in the way of this market.
Weekly Update: It's too bad about his personality 
May 19, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
Worries that Trump's political problem may stall tax and other reforms are weighing on the markets.
Weekly Update: The economy's in recession ... in Alaska 
May 12, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
Alaskans aren't much worried about Trump but sure would like to see oil prices move up.
Weekly Update: A boogieman in the bushes? 
May 5, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
There's a fair amount of worry out there. That could be good for stocks.
Video: There's still room for this bull to run 
Apr. 28, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
Senior Equity Strategist Linda Duessel provides her outlook for equities and how a more normal interest rate environment impacts the stock market.
Weekly Update: Tough act to follow 
Apr. 28, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
Accelerating growth and tax relief would be icing on the cake for the equity market.
Weekly Update: My periwinkle heels were killer this week 
Apr. 21, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
Despite all the short-term noise, the longer-term is looking pretty good.
Weekly Update: On the road again 
Apr. 13, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
A South Florida visit found many still fearful and that may be good for equities.
Weekly Update: It's all about earnings 
Apr. 7, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
There's a lot of noise, about Russia, missile strikes, the Fed, etc. But at the end of the day, what the market really cares about is earnings.
Weekly Update: Don't be a gambler, be an investor 
Mar. 31, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
Beyond all the noise, there are a lot of reasons to be optimistic about stocks for the longer term.
Weekly Update: Fantastic tax cuts would be so much fun! 
Mar. 24, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
While the media gets caught up in repeal-and-reform debate, the White House and the market keep their eyes on a bigger prize.
Weekly Update: Nothingburger 
Mar. 17, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
The trend for stocks remains up and there's not a lot getting in the way.
Weekly Update: A beautiful long and winding road 
Mar. 10, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
Worries may arise over a looming Fed hike and Obamacare repeal-and-replace battles, but the longer view is still a good one.
Weekly Update: All over the place in N.C. 
Mar. 3, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
The market continues to touch new highs even as it enters a seasonally strong period. Can it keep going?