Earnings Recap: Still Hanging In There


By: Jeffrey Buchbinder, CFA, Chief Equity Strategist, LPL Financial

Earnings growth of 6-7% doesn’t sound very exciting, but given the challenges corporate America has faced, we consider the nearly-complete second quarter earnings season a resounding success. The numerous challenges last quarter included a slowing economy, intensifying inflation pressures, ongoing global supply chain disruptions, and a surging U.S. dollar. Still, corporate America delivered the type of upside investors have grown accustomed to in much easier economic environments.

Read the full commentary here: weekly-market-commentary-8.29.2022


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