Corporate Profits

Market Intelligence Center  Mar 2  Comment 
The U.S. stock market is successfully turning six with the S&P 500 having grown over threefold over this period buoyed by accommodative policies and outsized corporate profits. In fact, February was the best month since October 2011 for the index,...
Clusterstock  Feb 10  Comment 
Investors often turn to Wall Street analysts for guidance regarding corporate earnings growth. Earnings and expectations for earnings growth are at the core of equity valuations and therefore critical in the investment decision-making...
MarketWatch  Feb 9  Comment 
A number of companies are already complaining about the impact of the U.S. dollar on their profits, and it might get worse depending on what Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen says later this month.
Clusterstock  Feb 4  Comment 
Let's start with the first and most important thing about President Obama's proposed tax-reform-for-transportation-spending budget: it's not going to happen.  That said, the budget the president proposed this week is a starting point in...
Clusterstock  Feb 2  Comment 
Nationwide Insurance's Super Bowl commercial has football fans everywhere feeling super-bummed out. It features  a little boy listing all of the life experiences he missed out on "because I died from an accident." "The number one cause of...
The Economic Times  Jan 31  Comment 
On Friday, investors also weighed the consequences of a slowdown in US economic growth and how further strength in the dollar could dent corporate profits.  Jan 29  Comment 
With natural resources diminishing, corporate profits are in the firing line. Should companies be doing more to introduce sustainable business practices and, if so, how should they go about it? Few play the system better than big business....
Yahoo  Jan 24  Comment 
In a likely sign of things to come from a number of companies this results reporting season, Ford Motor Co on Friday said it was taking a pre-tax charge of $800 million for its Venezuela business. Ford also said that it was unable to maintain...
The Hindu Business Line  Jan 9  Comment 
Low inflation can shrink your salary increases, reduce corporate profits and throw government finances into disarray
The Hindu Business Line  Jan 4  Comment 
Nifty’s PE multiple is still attractive, corporate profits are looking up, and the country’s economy is relatively stable


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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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