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Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Markets for July 29, 2013

If it’s not stocks, it’s bonds!  In a turnaround worthy of Bruce Willis in a ‘Die Hard’ movie, expectations for second quarter’s corporate earnings growth soared from below expectations, on average, in the previous week to beating expectations last week. Earnings growth estimates shot up to 4.1 percent which was a significant change from last… Read More

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The Markets for July 22, 2013

Singing the earnings song…  Each year, in January, April, July, and October, most publicly-traded companies announce their corporate earnings results. These announcements can have a dramatic effect on companies’ share prices – and markets – especially when companies don’t meet analysts’ expectations.  The way a company’s share price moves after an earnings announcement can strike… Read More

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The Markets for July 15, 2013

One of these things is not like the other… If you find yourself humming that old Sesame Street standard when you think about financial markets and world economies, you’re probably not alone.  To the consternation of many, the Dow Jones Industrials Average and the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rocketed to new highs last week… Read More