Monthly Archives: August 2016

Corporate profits

Print section UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Nightmare on Main Street Another mediocre earnings season: second-quarter earnings per share for S&P 500 firms are expected to be 2.5% lower than a year earlier, the fourth fall in a row. … Continue reading

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Economics and markets: Have investors stopped worrying about China and oil?

IN THESE days of 24/7 news channels, attention spans have become shorter. So I ask readers to cast their minds all the way back to ancient history—January and February this year in those innocent days when Britain had yet to … Continue reading

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