Corporate Profits

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.
MarketWatch  Mar 27  Comment 
U.S. stocks opened a touch stronger on Friday, but the main indexes looked set to book hefty losses over the week. Investors assessed the final revision to the fourth-quarter GDP, which remained unchanged at 2.2%. The report also showed that...
Wall Street Journal  Mar 27  Comment 
The U.S. economy slowed in the final months of 2014 and corporate profits fell, putting the growth trajectory on a lower path ahead of an apparent slowdown early this year.
The Economic Times  Mar 20  Comment 
US stocks rose on Friday, lifted by results from Nike and another climb in biotechs, as investors assessed the impact of a stronger dollar on corporate profits.
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 13  Comment 
US stocks rose in a broad rally on Thursday, bouncing back from two days of losses, helped by a weaker dollar that eased worries about corporate profits and tempered the outlook on the timing of a...
The Economic Times  Mar 12  Comment 
US stocks rose in a broad rally, bouncing back from two days of losses, helped by a weaker dollar that eased worries about corporate profits.
The Straits Times  Mar 12  Comment 
March 13, 2015 1:25 AM A CONTINUED sell-off on Wall Street and concerns over local corporate profits given the strong United States dollar kept local shares in negative territory.
Wall Street Journal  Mar 6  Comment 
The strongest stretch of job creation in two decades pushed the U.S. unemployment rate into the Federal Reserve’s target zone, keeping the central bank on track to raise interest rates as early as June and jolting investors worried about higher...


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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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