Key points U.S. stock indexes have rallied to new highs in recent weeks. The S&P 500 is up roughly 25% since its December low, fueled partly by encouraging first-quarter earnings results. What does this mean for our view of U.S. equities? We still favor them, as cost-cutting and efficiency gains help moderate the earnings slowdown. […]
US companies reported stellar first-quarter profits this year. But some investors suspect that earnings growth has plateaued. Our research suggests that slowing earnings growth means nothing for stock prices. As earnings season draws to a close, the results look pretty spectacular. US companies posted earnings growth of 26%, with 91% of S&P 500 companies reporting […]
Between artificial intelligence, cloud computing, modern medicine, and the ever-dynamic consumer sector, transformative innovation should continue to drive growth leaders. In Brief: Following a strong year in 2017, growth stocks have weathered a spike in equity market volatility and controversy at some of the largest and most well-known growth companies to lead equity markets once again in 2018. While investment […]
May 14, 2018, By Richard Turnill Key Points With many developed market firms having reported first-quarter results, we can say without doubt it’s been an unusual earnings season. Strong beats were met with little investor cheer. The worry: Earnings are close to a peak. Yet we see more room for earnings to climb this year and […]
The S&P 500 Index closed at its highest level since March 16 yesterday and is now up 1.85% for the year. But, what’s the significance? Well, since 1970, when the S&P 500 has closed higher year-to-date (on any day) during the month of May, the index’s total return for the full year has been positive […]
What’s The E-Valuator Funds take on earnings season? Read our correspondence with Bloomberg markets. Click the link below: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-25/asia-stocks-to-gain-dollar-holds-at-3-month-high-markets-wrap
Just in: Our Bloomberg Radio Interview from 3/19/2018 talking about the big market stories: Listen to our outlook on Fed Hikes, Wage Inflation, Fiscal Policy, Flattening of the Yield Curve, the Global Trade Environment and what sectors we like going forward.