Article By: Douglas GammonsRead
Friday, February 24, 2017 7:10 PM EST
Investors have been getting defensive for a couple weeks, but today it accelerated as seen by the strength in Utilities, Treasuries, Staples, etc. The influences that drive yields up and down have almost the same impact on financials and utilities.
Article By: Benjamin ClarkRead
Monday, February 20, 2017 11:06 AM EST
These companies have demonstrated strong financial positions through passing the rigorous requirements of the Defensive Investor, and show potential for capital growth based on their current price in relation to intrinsic value.
Article By: Sheraz MianRead
Saturday, February 18, 2017 7:03 PM EST
The bulk of the Q4 earnings season is now behind us, with results from only about 18% of the S&P 500 members still awaited. Retail is the only one that has a sizable number of reports still to come, from the likes of Wal-Mart, Macy’s and Nordstrom.
Article By: Tyler DurdenRead
Friday, February 17, 2017 9:48 PM EST
The latest quarterly report contains excerpts from 39 companies that account for 18% of total S&P 500 revenues and 23% of the S&P 500 equity capitalization regarding tax reform, regulation, fiscal spending and trade policy effects.
Article By: Jeffrey P. SniderRead
Friday, February 17, 2017 5:19 PM EST
There are actually two parts to examining the orthodox treatment of the output gap. The first is the review, looking backward to trace how we got to this state. The second is looking forward trying to figure what it means to be here.