This newsletter has always stood up for the little guy, and in the world of geology there is no littler guy than the pebble. So we heroically declare that modern civilization, from morality to mathematics, wouldn't be possible without these humble little stones. For example, in antiquity, a scruple was a sharp pebble kept in one's sandal as a constant reminder to do the right thing.
We are looking forward to the close of another quarter. The question, of course, is what will happen with Q2 earnings? As of right now, the forecasts are for a decline in S&P 500 earnings of –2.5% year-over-year for Q2. If this prediction becomes a reality, it will mark the second straight quarter that year-over-year EPS (earnings per share) declined.
Although their departure may be delayed this season by a surplus of snow days, kids everywhere will still celebrate June as the time when school ends. Also, this Thursday, June 6th, will be the 80th birthday of legendary singer Gary U.S.
Modern financial markets are overflowing with information, and multitudes of number crunchers constantly parse and probe the growing stream of data to find quantitative relationships that can help improve the performance of portfolios.
Since its inception, Executive Wealth Management has believed in the importance of continuing education for our team members so that we can provide our clients with the most well-informed and up-to-date service
Tariffs continue to loom large over the markets with the current administration taking the broadest possible view of national security on Friday helping to send share prices down.
Tough talk about tariffs troubled the global equity markets last week, with all 11 industrial sectors in the S&P 500 retreating from previous highs by Friday’s close. Although politics may have exacerbated anxiety about the state of international commerce, many market analysts have been concerned about the impact of the stronger U.S.