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Monthly Archives: February 2013

4Q 2012 Corporate Earnings Review and 2013 Outlook

 4Q 2012 Corporate Earnings Review Fourth quarter earnings have been generally better than expected.  More than half of the companies in the S&P 500 Index have reported fourth quarter earnings thus far, and of those, nearly 75 percent have posted … Continue reading

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Economic Roundup February 2013

Consumer Prices In December, overall CPI inflation fell to 1.7% on a year-over-year basis from 1.8% in November. The year-over-year Core CPI (CPI less food and energy) was unchanged at 1.9%. The core inflation rate remains below the Fed’s long-term … Continue reading

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Market Summary February 2013

Recent data suggests that first quarter economic growth is off to a slow start. Improvement in the labor market remained modest in January, with payrolls advancing just 157,000, and the unemployment rate edged up slightly to 7.9% from 7.8% in … Continue reading

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