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Q4 Earnings Update: Estimates Finally Improving

Q4 Earnings Update: Estimates Finally Improving

S&P 500 Q4 earnings – There’s no denying that companies were hit hard during the fourth quarter, and we are definitely heading for a year over year earnings decline for the S&P 500. However, earnings estimates are finally improving; they’re […]

Be A Proactive Investor

Be A Proactive Investor

Be A Proactive Investor During volatile times in the market, like what we have been experiencing since May, it’s difficult to see through the disparaging news headlines (Oil is Collapsing! Bear Market in Stocks! US Is In A Recession!) and to not […]

CoCo Consternation And Systemic Procyclicality

CoCo Consternation And Systemic Procyclicality

Karen Shaw Petrou’s memorandum to Federal Financial Analytics clients on CoCo consternation and systemic procyclicality. TO: Federal Financial Analytics Clients FROM: Karen Shaw Petrou DATE: February 12, 2016 As bank stocks stumble and CDS spreads head into the abyss, the […]

Hank Greenberg Comments On  AIG

Hank Greenberg Comments On AIG

Former AIG chief made some comments about John Paulson and Carl Icahn getting two board seats on the AIG board. Here are his thoughts. “By doing that, he let a fox in the henhouse.” This comes as Hank doesn’t want […]