Friday, February 8, 2013

LPL Financial Sector Strategy Q1 2013

Favor Cyclical Sectors, but Budget Battles Lie Ahead

Big Picture

We continue to favor business spending- oriented, cyclical sectors based on our expectation of modest economic growth, not recession, and attractive valuations.

Key investment themes include housing, emerging markets, and domestic manufacturing.

Favored sectors include industrials, materials, and technology, while health care warrants consideration for a more positive view.

Sector stances could change based on policy decisions in Washington as discussed in our LPL Financial Research Outlook 2013 publication. (Read more)

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