Tag Archive: corporate earnings

Is FOMO Finally Here?

Stocks have seemingly climbed higher with little effort for some time now. In fact, the stock market has made it look easy. Ultra-low rates, previous QE, increasing corporate earnings-whatever the primary drivers of higher stocks may be, the bull market is not going to continue indefinitely. Stocks have recently been moving higher on the idea of lower corporate tax rates and higher profits, less regulation, the potential for higher wages and other factors. Also at work, however, is another catalyst. Only this catalyst can often... Continue Reading

Just One Explanation for the Next Stock Market Crash

The stock market has been rallying for years now, and the bull market in equities is about a decade old at this point. In fact, the market has climbed some 250% since 2009, and as of right now there are no telltale signs of a downturn-yet. While investors may be offered numerous explanations for the heights currently being seen in the stock market, the many years of low interest rates along with massive QE have certainly played a role. Investors have seemingly turned their attention... Continue Reading

Uncertainty on the Rise

Stocks got off to a lousy start this week, as investor anxiety over Trump’s immigration ban as well as corporate earnings is on the rise. The recent actions taken by the Trump administration could be just the first of more to come, and could potentially divide the nation further. The Trump administration recently put a ban on immigration from several primarily-Muslim countries and also put a 120 day hold on the U.S. refugee program. The actions drew immediate praise from some, and immediate disgust from... Continue Reading