The Outlook For Corporate Earnings Remains Positive
Oct. 01, 2015 - First Trust -
View from the Observation Deck
1. As of 9/30/15,the S&P 500 Index, S&P MidCap 400 Index and S&P SmallCap 600 Index stood 9.89%, 11.65% and 12.39%, respectively, below their all-time highs, according to Bloomberg.
2. Today's chart is intended to give investors some visual perspective on where equity analysts think earnings are headed following the recent correction in the S&P 500 Index, registered in August, and a tough September.
A Shutdown Would Be Positive
Sep. 28, 2015 - First Trust -
Sometimes, news really is important. The Pope’s visit to the U.S. was big, but the resignation of House Speaker John Boehner, effective October 30, was huge.