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We Are All Hostages Of Corporate Profits

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, We're in the endgame of financialization and globalization, and it won't be pretty for all the hostages of corporate profits. Though you won't read about it in the mainstream cor.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 7th, 2018

Oil"s sharp price drop fuels questions for stock market

U.S. stock investors are wary that a 30 percent slump in oil prices will pressure corporate profits while also presenting a sign of weakness in global growth at a time they are already weighing when the long economic expansion will end......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 6th, 2018

New Home Sales Tumble In October; Corporate Profits Hit A New Record

New Home Sales Tumble In October; Corporate Profits Hit A New Record.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaNov 29th, 2018

Economic Report: Economy grew 3.5% in third quarter, pushing corporate profits to 6-year high, GDP shows

A torrid U.S. economy blazed a 3.5% pace of growth during the summer and boosted corporate profits to the highest rate in six years, fresh GDP figures show......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 28th, 2018

GM layoffs are another victory for capital over labor

“Never have corporate profits outgrown employee compensation so clearly and for so long,” as the St. Louis Federal Reserve wrote earlier this year......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 26th, 2018

Wall Street’s herd is now much too bullish about the S&P 500

Optimism is rich and corporate profits and revenue are thinning, writes Ed Yardeni......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 15th, 2018

For The First Time In 19 Months, More Companies Are Cutting Than Raising Revenue Guidance

Confirming investor concerns about "peak profits", the first cracks in US corporate earnings are starting to appear. On one hand, Q3 earnings season has been impressive: with.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 5th, 2018

Workers are seeing higher wages, but it"s a fraction of corporate profits

Wages growth is at its highest level in 9 years. Corporate profits are at the highest ever......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 3rd, 2018

Workers are finally seeing higher wages, but it’s a fraction of record corporate profits

Wages growth is at its highest level in 9 years. Corporate profits are at the highest ever......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 2nd, 2018

Trump"s Trade War With China Is Starting to Hit Home for More Companies

When President Donald Trump first took on China over trade, it was easy to ignore because the impact hadn’t hit corporate profits. No longer......»»

Category: topSource: barronsOct 28th, 2018

Are Price Increases Painting Companies Into a Corner?

Makers of everything from paint to Big Macs are raising prices to offset costs. But is the American consumer ready to revamp budgets to protect corporate profits?.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 27th, 2018

Equities" slide sends bonds higher, dents greenback

Stock markets around the world tumbled on Friday while U.S. Treasury prices rose along with demand for safer bets as better-than-expected U.S. economic data did little to ease anxiety over disappointing corporate profits and trade wars......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 26th, 2018

World stocks head for worst losing streak in over half a decade

Global stocks slid lower on Friday and were set for their worst week in more than five years, as anxiety over corporate profits added to fears about global trade and economic growth. Laura Frykberg reports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 26th, 2018

World stocks head for worst losing streak in over half a decade

Global stocks slid lower on Friday and were set for their worst week in more than five years, as anxiety over corporate profits added to fears about global trade and economic growth. Laura Frykberg reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 26th, 2018

Selloff slugs Europe as stocks head for worst losing streak since 2013

World stocks slid lower on Friday and were set to post their worst weekly losing streak in more than five years, as anxiety over corporate profits added to fears about global trade and economic growth......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 26th, 2018

World stocks head for worst losing streak in over half a decade

Global stocks slid lower on Friday and were set for their worst week in more than five years, as anxiety over corporate profits added to fears about global trade and economic growth......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 26th, 2018

Asian stocks hit 20-month lows, S&P futures slide as investors flee risk

Asian shares skidded to 20-month lows, S&P futures fell sharply and China's yuan weakened at the end of a turbulent week for financial markets on Friday, as anxiety over corporate profits added to lingering fears about global trade and economic growth......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 26th, 2018

Asia stocks, S&P futures slide as investors flee risk amid growth fears

Asian shares tumbled to 20-month lows and S&P futures fell sharply at the end of a turbulent week for financial markets on Friday, as anxiety over the outlook for U.S. corporate profits added to lingering fears about global trade and economic growth......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 26th, 2018

Boeing lifts Dow futures, but chipmakers pose headwind

Dow futures rose on Wednesday after Boeing raised its profit forecast, easing worries of slowing corporate profits, but dim outlook from other China-reliant companies, including chipmakers, kept the pressure on the S&P and Nasdaq futures......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 24th, 2018

China"s slowdown hits Wall Street

Sharp slowdown in China's economy cuts into U.S. corporate profits. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 23rd, 2018

Strong blue-chip results power Wall St. rally

The three main Wall Street indexes rose more than 1 percent on Tuesday as upbeat earnings from blue-chips such as Johnson & Johnson and Goldman Sachs eased jitters over the impact of rising interest rates and tariffs on corporate profits......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 16th, 2018