Market Insight Quarterly| Third Quarter 2020 | October 21, 2020

Q3 GAINS PUSH STOCKS INTO THE GREEN FOR THE YEAR Solid third quarter for stocks as the economic recovery continued. The S&P 500 Index returned 8.9% during the third quarter, following one of its best quarters ever in the second quarter with more gains. The...

LPL Financial Research Q3 2020 Earnings Season Dashboard

S&P 500 Index earnings for the third quarter are tracking to an 18% year-over-year decline, a big improvement from the more than 30% decline in Q2, and 3 percentage points above September 30 estimates. Forward 12 months’ estimates have already risen 0.7% since...