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Earnings Preview: Archive

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Previewing Big Tech Earnings

Technology stocks have lost some of their shine in recent weeks, as some previously ignored groups appear to be finally catching a bid. But tech remains the undisputed leader in the market...

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Early Q3 Results Show Earnings Recovery in Place

With results from 49 index members already out, we will have seen Q3 results from 27% of the index's total membership by the end of the coming week.

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Are Bank Stocks Cheap or Value Traps?

Driving this underperformance is the group's cyclical exposure, with the demand for credit and other banking services strongly correlated with GDP growth...

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Previewing the Q3 Earnings Season

The expectation is for total S&P 500 earnings to decline -22.8% from the same period last year on -2.9% lower revenues...

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Handicapping the Q3 Earnings Season

The earnings outlook has been steadily improving since the start of Q3, as economic and business activities have resumed...

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What Will the Q3 Earnings Season Show?

The earnings outlook has been steadily improving since the start of Q3, as economic and business activities have resumed... What's next?

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Q3 Earnings Season Gets Underway

For Q3 as a whole, total S&P 500 earnings are expected to decline -23.7% from the same period last year -3.3% lower revenues...

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Improving Economic Momentum Driving Earnings Gains

Q3 earnings for the S&P 500 index are currently expected to decline -23.9% from the same period last year. But the growth picture has been steadily improving since the start of July...

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Can the Earnings Picture Continue to Improve?

While earnings took a big hit in Q2, as was expected all along, the impact turned out to be less significant than initially projected...

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Making Sense of the Earnings Picture

The 445 S&P 500 members are down -34.8% on -10.9% lower revenues...

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These 3 Charts Clearly Tell the Q2 Earnings Season Story

For the Tech sector, we now have Q2 results from 82.9% of the sector's market capitalization in the S&P 500 index. Total earnings for these Tech companies are down -1.8% on +2.5% higher revenues...

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The Technology Sector Shows its Earnings Power Amid Coronavirus

Total earnings for these Tech companies are down -5.2% on +1% higher revenues...

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Previewing the Tech Sector's First Full Coronavirus Earnings Season

Tech stocks have been in the vanguard of the market's recovery from the March 23 lows and it may not be easy for these companies to satisfy the market's lofty expectations...

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What Will Q2 Bank Earnings Reveal?

The large money-center banks that will kick-off the 2020 Q2 earnings season for the sector this week have been hit hard in the ongoing pandemic-driven economic downturn.

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What Will Push Stocks Higher?

We have seen some good economic data in recent days, with the June factory sector ISM and payroll numbers showing impressive momentum. So what will push stocks higher next?

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Handicapping the Q2 Earnings Season Amid the Coronavirus

Nike's huge miss reflected analysts' difficulty in coming up with reasonable estimates in a backdrop of pandemic-driven lockdowns in many parts of the world...

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Q2 Earnings Season to Provide Coronavirus Earnings Clarity

The negative revisions trend has eased in recent weeks, which can be interpreted as reflecting the effects of the economy's reopening...

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5 Charts that Tell the Coronavirus Corporate Earnings Story

We will let the following 5 charts tell how the aggregate corporate earnings story has unfolded in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic...

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Three Reasons Why the Coronavirus Economic Recovery will be Quick

All indicators suggest that this recession will be unlike any we have experienced in the past, with a sharp downturn in economic activities and employment, followed by a reasonably quick recovery...

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Looking Ahead to a Coronavirus-Damaged Q2 Earnings Season

In the pre-Covid world, the expectation was for earnings growth to resume in 2020 and continue into next year. But then the pandemic arrived and those expectations adjusted...

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Previewing the Retail Sector's First Coronavirus Earnings Season

The Retail space has been hit hard by the pandemic-related lockdowns. But not all of them belong on the 'victims' list...

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Is Wall Street Oblivious of Main Street Pain?

Total earnings or aggregate net income for these 434 S&P 500 index members that have reported already are down -10.6% from the same period last year on +1.1% higher revenues...

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Tech Sector Shows its Earnings Power

Total Q1 earnings for these Tech companies that have reported are up +6.2% from the same period last year on +4.5% higher revenues...

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Previewing Tech Sector Earnings

The focus will be on the Technology leaders like Apple (AAPL), Alphabet (GOOGL), Microsoft (MSFT), Facebook (FB), Amazon (AMZN) and others that are coming out with results this week...

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Is the Market Ahead of Itself?

The numbers will get bad in the current period (2020 Q2), really bad, before they start getting better...

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