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earnings - All posts tagged earnings

  • Jan 30, 2012
    10:06 AM ET

    Stock Earnings Are Losing Steam

    More than half of companies that have earnings for the December quarter have beaten Wall Street estimates. But that’s less of a sign of strength than it sounds.

    With numbers out for 196 of the S&P 500 index members, 105 of them, or 54%, have beaten estimates. But as SmartMoney.com has reported in the past, upside earnings “surprises” have become commonplace, with companies and analysts consistently forecasting low.

  • Aug 12, 2011
    2:10 PM ET

    Financial News You Missed

    With stocks now in slightly calmer territory today — the Dow is up more than 100 points — it’s OK take a market break. After all, watching the market’s unprecedented four-day run of more than 400-point moves has been, well, intense. And really hard to look away from. But believe it or not, even during all this upheaval, other stuff kept happening. Here’s some of what you missed.

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