Tag Archives: Earnings

November 12

Are earning’s estimates starting to rollover?

By David Nelson, CFA With a few unresolved close calls in some of the key battleground states, Election results came in as expected. The consensus outcome prevailed with Democrats retaking the house and Republicans holding on to the Senate. There are several issues that enjoy bi-partisan support including infrastructure and the lowering of drug prices […]

April 23

Stocks didn’t get the memo

By David Nelson, CFA On the heels of a market friendly tax cut, record corporate earnings and a chorus of talking heads including yours truly predicting another year of rising stock prices, only one thing is missing. Stocks didn’t get the memo. With the exception of some standout stars like Netflix (NFLX) and others with […]

April 16

Geopolitical vs Earnings – Markets react to both

Investors are forced deal with a news cycle that doesn’t let up

May 23

S&P 500 won’t break out until earnings do – 3 things that could make it happen

By David Nelson, CFA US markets have frustrated both bulls & bears over the last year with the index unable to break out and sustain a path in either direction. However, the chart below confirms the problem started somewhat sooner, half way through 2014. The blended 12 month forward earnings of the S&P 500 (SPY) […]