What Investors Should Watch This Earnings Season
Market Commentary Highlights...
- While macroeconomic data and events are likely to remain key drivers of the market this week, microeconomics will also garner investors' attention as companies begin to release first quarter earnings reports.
- In each of the past two years, as the last week of April unfolded, the S&P 500 Index peaked and began to decline 16 - 19% as the back half of the earnings season got underway. We will be watching developments closely to determine if a repeat of that pattern will emerge again this year.
- During this earnings season, we are paying special attention to the breadth of earnings growth, earnings guidance on upcoming quarters, and profit margins.
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