Chart Of The Week: Commodity Prices Vs. Corporate Earnings

By |2015-08-14T09:18:51-05:00August 14th, 2015|Categories: Market Strategy Report|Tags: , , |

Summary Commodity crashes are typically associated with severe earnings contractions. Current expectations for flat calendar-year operating results seem overly optimistic in the present environment. A cautious outlook toward second-half earnings is advised. Will collapsing commodity prices clobber U.S. earnings? In [...]

Are Lower Oil Prices Good for Everyone?

By |2015-02-07T09:00:38-05:00February 7th, 2015|Categories: UI Journal|Tags: , , , |

January 2015 sure started off with many mood swings. Thank you low oil prices. In December oil prices were still heading down but did not bottom out until January. Lower oil prices have a negative impact on corporate profits mainly [...]

Behind the Scenes on Corporate Earnings

By |2015-02-05T10:00:59-05:00February 5th, 2015|Categories: UI Journal|Tags: , , |

The media discusses several topics and one frequently mentioned is the earnings report or earnings season. We hear Company XYZ beat their earnings or Company ABC missed their earnings. These are corporate earnings which simply indicate how much a company has [...]