All Market Views by Linda Duessel

Weekly Update: It's the dog days of August—last chance to chill 
Aug. 17, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
The market seems to be brushing Turkey aside as it wrestles over what to worry about.
Weekly Special: All anyone is talking about, except for the 'stable genius' of course 
Aug. 10, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
Yield curve, dollar strength and Europe's economy headline worries other than trade issues.
Weekly Update: Stable? Genius? Either would suffice 
Aug. 3, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
President Trump's 2020 campaign appears to be well underway, and rhetoric aside, the fundamentals arguably have the odds in his favor at this point.
Weekly Update: Late cycle, late schmycle 
Jul. 27, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
While there may be hiccups, technical and fundamental factors suggest this expansion and rally has a ways to go.
Weekly Update: How's your summer going? 
Jul. 20, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
Summertime, and the living is easy even if all the geopolitical noise isn't.
Weekly Update: 'People will be happy' 
Jul. 13, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
What if the market and media have it all wrong on Trump and trade?
Video: Equity market challenges & opportunities 
Jul. 9, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
Senior Equity Strategist Linda Duessel offers insights on what is likely to power the equity market in the months ahead and the sectors that may benefit.
Video: What will support stocks in 2018’s second half? 
Jul. 9, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
Senior Equity Strategist Linda Duessel discusses opportunities for investors in 2018’s second half and the potential challenges she is watching.
Weekly Update: It's on 
Jul. 6, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
As the U.S. and China exchange tariff punches, the global economy and investors await the outcome.
Weekly Update: Calling it as they see it in Minneapolis 
Jun. 27, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
History suggest the back end of midterm election years are good for the market; getting there is another matter.
Weekly Update: Don't go away MAD 
Jun. 22, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
There's more at stake with a trade war than the markets may appreciate.
Weekly Update: If everybody's euphoric on Main Street, then ... 
Jun. 15, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
It may be worth reminding ourselves that this is a secular bull market for equities.
Weekly Update: 'War, what is it good for?' 
Jun. 8, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
As the wall of worry builds, the market keeps inching higher.
Weekly Update: 'Who needs 'em!' 
Jun. 1, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
Amid all the noise, the equity markets could be setting up for a run.
Weekly Update: Shall we discuss politics or shoes? 
May 25, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
Putting worries in perspective, what is there really to worry about now?
Weekly Update: Pretty faces 
May 18, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
With all the talk of inflation's return to the U.S, the data has softened.
Weekly Update: My delightful colleague dropped me off at the airport and went for barbecue 
May 11, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
An up-leg may be building for stocks, but watch those yields.
Weekly Update: Mayday, mayday! 
May 4, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
There are many reasons to worry, but are they good reasons?
Weekly Update: I envision a perennial tan in 2028 
Apr. 27, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
3% and "cyclical peak" stirred the waters early this week, but it's hard to get too bothered when earnings keep coming in like they have been.
Weekly Update: If we all know it, isn't it already priced in? 
Apr. 20, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
Rosy expectations for first-quarter earnings have been around so long that beats are considered ho-hum unless they are really big beats.
Weekly Update: They all think he's 'crazy' but would still make a trade 
Apr. 13, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
Canadians don't much care for Trump but they care for their prime minster even less.
Weekly Update: Time and hope 
Apr. 6, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
A lot of reasons to see a new uptrend but will the president's trade threats get in the way?
Weekly Update: Why the face? 
Mar. 29, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
Fundamentals, technicals and seasonality suggest the worst is behind for the equity market.
Weekly Update: 'This is the first of many' 
Mar. 23, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
Market stumbles as Trump ramps up trade actions; might Q1 earnings prove a tonic and fuel an upside breakout?
Weekly Update: A tall, powerful, aggressive woman 
Mar. 16, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
Amazon's reach is extending far beyond Seattle as it and other disruptive technology behemoths are helping keep inflation in check.
Weekly Update: This is going to be a big problem in 6 months 
Mar. 9, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
Concerns about coming wage inflation have been consistent for years; the reality so far has been anything but.
Weekly Update: 'Is 3 the new 4?' 
Mar. 2, 2018 :: Linda Duessel
As inflation-rate worries rattle markets, history suggest the fears may be overdone.
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: I can't predict the future 
Jun. 2, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
Slow growth and low inflation are just fine for equities.
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: 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: 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: Nothingburger 
Mar. 17, 2017 :: Linda Duessel
The trend for stocks remains up and there's not a lot getting in the way.