Corporate Profits

RECENT NEWS  Apr 10  Comment 
London’s stock market brushes off election jitters, as hopes that weaker currencies will boost corporate profits push European shares to 15-year record London’s stock market brushed off electoral concerns to hit a new high as European shares...
SeekingAlpha  Apr 9  Comment 
Reuters  Apr 8  Comment 
Investors are staring at the first quarterly decline in U.S. corporate profits in six years - but the message coming out of the options market for now is not to worry.  Apr 6  Comment 
Analysts are the most bearish on corporate profits since end of financial crisis in 2009.
Yahoo  Apr 3  Comment 
The sputtering U.S. economy created just 126,000 jobs in March as bad weather, weak consumer spending and flailing corporate profits resulted in the worst report since 2013.
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 30  Comment 
Chinese stocks surged to a seven-year high on Monday on hopes that more infrastructure spending and policy stimulus will re-energise the cooling economy and boost corporate profits. The C...
Benzinga  Mar 28  Comment 
It was reported on Friday that fourth quarter gross domestic product expanded at a 2.2 percent annual rate, missing consensus expectation of a 2.4 percent gain.  In addition, after-tax corporate profits declined 1.6 percent last quarter,...
Yahoo  Mar 27  Comment 
At first glance, the corporate profits data released today by the Commerce Department don't look good. Profits fell by 0.8 percent in 2014 from the prior year, the first decline since the middle of the recession.


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Corporate profits equal to the total accounting profits received by household sector for supplying entrepreneurship services to corporations. They are the official item in the National Income and Product Accounts maintained by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. This is one of the five official factor payments that make up national income.[1]


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