What Investors Should be Watching This Earnings Season

posted 1/12/2012 in General

Market Commentary Highlights...

  • This week is the start of the fourth quarter 2011 earnings reporting season with big, well-known companies like Alcoa and JPMorgan Chase due to report fourth quarter results.
  • This is the first quarter in over two years that S&P 500 profit growth is not expected to be in the double-digits.
  • During this earnings season we are paying special attention to revenues and how companies are putting cash to work either by spending or by returning it to shareholders.
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