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Stocks will likely hit new records in the week ahead if earnings keep topping expectations

Stocks will likely hit new records in the week ahead if earnings keep topping expectations

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Stocks will try in the week ahead to break the all-time highs set earlier in the year as a slew of S&P 500 companies get set to report.The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average are both around 1% below their all-time highs while the Nasdaq Composite is about 2% away from its record. The indexes got a lift this after a big chunk of this week's reporters posted better-than-expected results. They were also boosted by improving sentiment around Brexit and U.S.-China trade negotiations.The all-time highs could be tested as about 120 S&P 500 companies, or around 24%, are scheduled to release their quarterly results in the week ahead. Some of those companies include Caterpillar and Boeing, both of which are expected to report Wednesday before the bell. Amazon, Intel, McDonald's and...

Earnings, the Jobs Report, and Some Hot Retirement Tips

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]On this episode of Motley Fool Money host Chris Hill together with Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser and Ron Gross hit on some of this week s biggest market stories The Fed cut interest rates and jobs numbers looked great but investors shouldn t overthink the big stuff Latest Articles in
Recession threat is rising as earnings roll over, market bear David Rosenberg warns

Recession threat is rising as earnings roll over, market bear David Rosenberg warns

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One of Wall Street's biggest long-time bears is painting a painful picture for stocks as earnings season goes into full gear.Gluskin Sheff's David Rosenberg warns earnings are "rolling over" and ominous economic data suggests the economy is on the brink of a recession. "Maybe a recession is not here. But it's certainly suggesting of a significant growth turndown right now in the U.S. economy," he told CNBC's "Futures Now " last Thursday.Even though the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq posted its worst week since May, they're still trading just around one percent from all-time highs.But the robust levels are not deterring Rosenberg's bearishness. "The stock market peaked on October of 2007 and the recession started two months later," he said. "This is one of these rare periods where earnings ar...