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S&P 500 Projected to Report First Double-Digit Decline in Earnings (-10%) in 10 Years in Q2

March 27, 2020

Five of the 11 sectors in the S&P 500 are now projected to report a year-over-year decrease in earnings for the second quarter,...

By John Butters  |  Earnings

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March 26, 2020

Bond ETF Price Discovery Is a Mess Right Now

During times of extreme market volatility, ETF issuers’ different business priorities are showing up as divergent market prices...

By Elisabeth Kashner, CFA  |  Companies and Markets

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March 10, 2020

Analyzing Global Gender Diversity

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2020, we wanted to highlight five ways to analyze gender diversity in the markets.

By Katherine Guerard  |  Companies and Markets

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February 25, 2020

2019, the Big Miracle or Illusion for Italy?

Italy's equity risk premium suggests a growing dichotomy between financial markets and the macroeconomic data.

By Stefano Di Rosa  |  Companies and Markets

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February 19, 2020

Tracking the Global Impact of the Coronavirus

The COVID-19 coronavirus may have originated in China, but the effect that this outbreak has had on global markets and trade...

By Jason Kovak, CFA  |  Companies and Markets  |  Coronavirus

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February 18, 2020

The Challenge of Calculating Industry Momentum for Diversified Firms

Our analysis finds that sector performance effects are incorporated into the stock prices of diversified conglomerate firms with...

By Hiroki Miyahara  |  Companies and Markets

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January 28, 2020

Understanding the Interest Rate Sensitivity of Insurance Companies

Life insurance stocks tend to correlate highly with interest rate movements, yet they surged 25% in 2019 despite a 100 bp drop in...

By Joel Salomon, FSA  |  Companies and Markets

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