Corporate Profits

Wall Street Journal  Sep 14  Comment 
Japan's economy may be struggling, but corporate profits are growing and the nation's stock market is at an eight-month high.  Sep 11  Comment 
Today, negotiators meet in Brussels to finalise an EU-Canada free trade deal, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (Ceta). Like the EU-US deal being discussed, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), Ceta contains a...
SeekingAlpha  Sep 3  Comment 
By Financial Sense: By Cris Sheridan Last month I argued that there was "Still No Sign of a Bear Market" with four charts displaying the following: Strong upward trend in leading economic data Low probability of recession Low...
WA Business News  Aug 31  Comment 
US stock markets brushed off rising tensions over Ukraine and Iraq to push through to new records, underpinned by easy money and steady growth in corporate profits.
SeekingAlpha  Aug 29  Comment 
By Calafia Beach Pundit: In the six years ending June, 2014 (a period which encompasses the worst of the 2008 financial crisis and the entirety of the recovery to date), the after-tax profits of U.S. corporations totaled about $8.9 trillion. This...
Wall Street Journal  Aug 28  Comment 
Corporate profits are either a record or down significantly from last year, depending on which set of official numbers you look at. The discrepancy carries risks for investors.  Aug 26  Comment 
Canadian companies saw their profits continue to mount in the first half of 2014, a signal they are beginning to benefit from signs of improving domestic and global economies
SeekingAlpha  Jul 29  Comment 
By Anthony Fernandez: Much has been made of this graph of market capitalization to GDP. At historic highs, this portends a large market crash, as happened the last two times that this ratio peaked. Many have talked about this, and we can see that...
Yahoo  Jul 17  Comment 
Henry Blodget is watching the Fed and corporate profits for signs of when the market crash will happen.
SeekingAlpha  Jul 16  Comment 
[Originally published on 07/2/2014] We have noted with some amazement and trepidation over the past 4 years as global growth weakened but corporate profits continued to soar thanks to lowered labor costs following the great recession of 2008 as...


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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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