These 6 Macro Indicators Are Flashing a Warning on Corporate Earnings

A funny thing is happening on the way to a newfound economic prosperity in the USA: there are clear signs of a slowdown in growth in the first quarter. The markets began this wild rally in November on hopes that the Trump Administration's decidedly pro-business policies, if implemented, would lead to an acceleration in growth.

Implementation has been swift, with a flurry of pro-growth executive orders boosting the resources industry, among others. Predictably, action in Congress has been slower, and progress reports on congressional actions are -- unfortunately, in my opinion -- going to hog the financial media's attention and take market participants' attention away from their true purpose: predicting the future growth of earnings and determining the proper discount rate for those future earnings....464 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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