• FSI Sector Allocation
Tue December 29, 2020

Despite the ongoing election controversies and the continued rise in COVID19 cases, November has been a great month for equity markets. Indeed, the Standard & Poor’s 500 index has risen over 10%, again reaching all time highs during the month. Importantly, there have been positive...

2020 December FSI Sector Outlook
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  • Tom Lee's Equity Strategy
Fri December 27, 2019

In 2020 It's All About SPX's EPS Growth; We See a 10% Rise

Through 2020 and into 2021, it’s all about earnings per share growth for the Standard & Poor’s 500 index and potential U.S. equity returns. As noted last week, I see 10% plus EPS growth and that should translate into another double-digit equity return next year as investors begin to discount...

  • Signal from Noise
Thu December 26, 2019

2020 Could Be the Year "Animal Spirits" Return to Equities

Raise a glass if you have one handy —get one if you don’t—with just a few trading days left in 2019, the year will likely finish up as one of the best of the decade for U.S. equity investors, with a total return near 30%, as of Dec. 24. This...

  • Signal from Noise
Wed July 17, 2019

Earnings Recession Is Here! Look Thru It

From a tactical view, knowing what’s expected quarter by quarter is de rigueur. After all, you need some ammunition for those cocktail party discussions. Moreover, the headlines are blaring “earnings recession,” that is, negative earnings per share results by the S&P 500 index in two consecutive quarters. Feels scary. (In...