No doubt you’ve noticed that hundreds and hundreds of companies are reporting their quarterly earnings this week, with hundreds more to come next week.
These announcements tend to put Wall Street in a rapid-fire mode that results in a “shoot first, ask questions later” scenario.
Of course, it’s only later that you can put all of the pieces together and reconcile them with your larger investing mosaic.
As you sit back and sift through the data, you’ll also notice that even though the stock market is setting new highs, the S&P 500 is up only 7.5% year to date. Even if the stock market replicated that return in the back half of 2014, it would mean a total return of 14-15%.
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