CEOs Upbeat Amid Strong Q2 Earnings: Goldman Sachs

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CEOs Upbeat Amid Strong Q2 Earnings: Goldman Sachs

The August 8, 2014 “US Weekly Kickstart” by Goldman Sachs Portfolio Strategy Research analysts David J Costin, Amanda Sneider, Ben Snider and Elad Pashtan highlights the key takeaways from the 2Q 2014 earnings season.

“S&P 500 earnings results reflect the strengthening macroeconomic backdrop,” says the research note, observing that margins at index companies had finally broken out of a period marked by stagnation.