Weighing the Week Ahead: What will we learn from Q3 earnings?

With all of the Europe news, political noise-making, and the ongoing economic debate, it is easy to lose the focus on what really matters:  Corporate earnings. In this earnings season there is a massive discrepancy between analyst forecasts and investor expectations.  If the analysts are right, Scott Grannis points out that this is the cheapest […]

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Weighing the Week Ahead: What about Jobs?

Few would question the importance of improving employment prospects, especially given the fragile state of the recovery. Employment is also important on the political front, but for those facing election, the extra dimension of claiming credit intrudes.  The result?  Little has happened since last month’s employment report. The housing and employment gloom has been a […]

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