Valuable Insights from Around the Web – Tue 3 Jan, 2017

A few headlines to end the day

Here are a number of headlines that caught my eye today. Please share any headlines that you found to be noteworthy.


 


China central bank injects $124.9 billion in Dec, up 13 percent from Nov

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Foreign Exodus From Treasuries Puts Damper on Any Rally

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FactSet Q4 Earnings update

  • Earnings Growth: For Q4 2016, the estimated earnings growth rate for the S&P 500 is 3.2%. If the index reports earnings growth for Q4, it will mark the first time the index has seen year-over-year growth in earnings for two consecutive quarters since Q4 2014 and Q1 2015.
  • Earnings Revisions: On September 30, the estimated earnings growth rate for Q4 2016 was 5.2%. Eight of the 11 sectors have lower growth rates today (compared to September 30) due to downward revisions to earnings estimates, led by the Materials sector.
  • Earnings Guidance: For Q4 2016, 77 S&P 500 companies have issued negative EPS guidance and 34 S&P 500 companies have issued positive EPS guidance.
  • Valuation: The forward 12-month P/E ratio for the S&P 500 is 16.9. This P/E ratio is based on Thursday’s closing price (2249.26) and forward 12-month EPS estimate ($132.79).
  • Earnings Scorecard: As of today (with 4% of the companies in the S&P 500 reporting actual results for Q4 2016), 68% of S&P 500 companies have beat the mean EPS estimate and 37% of S&P 500 companies have beat the mean sales estimate.

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India’s gold imports hit 13-year low

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Featuring:
Cory Fleck

Comments:
  1. On January 3, 2017 at 3:11 pm,
    CFS says:

    Reversion to norm due?

  2. On January 3, 2017 at 4:50 pm,
    CFS says:

    Ron Paul’s New Year predictions:

    https://youtu.be/S3kAoVTYqFk

  3. On January 3, 2017 at 5:19 pm,
    CFS says:
    • On January 4, 2017 at 10:19 am,
      Matthew says:

      Griffin tells it like it is while the sheep remain oblivious to the real threat. Are guys like Brent Cook just ignorant or is it much worse than that?

  4. On January 3, 2017 at 6:03 pm,
    OOTB Jerry says:

    Neumeyer…….might be getting ready to sue over manipulation…….zerohedge

    • On January 3, 2017 at 6:10 pm,
      CFS says:

      Yep, the interview with Neumeyer was reported in this forum hours before zerohedge made any comment.

  5. On January 3, 2017 at 6:18 pm,
    CFS says:

    Neumeyer was in the second segment today:
    On January 3, 2017 at 10:36 am,
    CFS says:
    Kieth Neumeyer:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nt9Ac0lxwik&feature=youtu.be

  6. On January 3, 2017 at 6:34 pm,
    CFS says:

    This figure indicates the end of the general stock bull is near…

    http://kingworldnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/KWN-Sentimentrader-132016.jpg

  7. On January 3, 2017 at 6:39 pm,
    CFS says:

    Assange on Hannity in about 20 minutes….

    Can be seen here:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYH2mzXAFAk

  8. On January 4, 2017 at 5:14 am,
    OOTB Jerry says:

    Good start of the day……..silver and gold up………..and zero has less time to screw things up.

  9. On January 4, 2017 at 5:18 am,
    OOTB Jerry says:

    La Pen wants out of the EU…………big news………bye bye EU

  10. On January 4, 2017 at 6:36 am,
    Chartster says:

    Le Pen to issue new currency to pay down debt. Bloomberg.

    • On January 4, 2017 at 9:14 am,
      OOTB Jerry says:

      just a debt jubilee in disguise ……..

    • On January 4, 2017 at 9:15 am,
      OOTB Jerry says:

      zerohedge had a nice take on the same article…………back to a basket of currencies

  11. On January 4, 2017 at 6:41 am,
    james says:

    Day bilding a European Army to make the European union more strong and bilding a NEW WORLD ORDER ! Avery migrand inter Euroland the Central Bank print 6000 Euro’s off DET !

    • On January 4, 2017 at 9:16 am,
      OOTB Jerry says:

      New world order will never happen……..

      • On January 4, 2017 at 9:18 am,
        OOTB Jerry says:

        relief for the majority is just a revolution , a debt jubilee, a restart………….

  12. On January 4, 2017 at 8:08 am,
    CFS says:
  13. On January 4, 2017 at 8:28 am,
    CFS says:
  14. On January 4, 2017 at 9:06 am,
    CFS says:

    Those who don’t know history are bound to suffer under those historical assaults on their labor and wealth:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k0p5Ad54wGQ
    They are from the government and they are there to help you.
    It’s the stupid debt, Stupid.