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Earnings Update

February 25, 2014
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Between the Winter Olympics and the constant cold weather that most of the country has been subjected to for about two months now, one pretty important topic has flown under the radar, earnings. With the closing ceremonies on our doorstep, it seems like a good time for an update on this very important topic.

About 90% of S&P 500 constituents have reported results, so barring any big surprises from major companies, we can pretty much put Q4 2014 in the history books. Standard & Poor’s shows that about 65% of the companies that have reported results have beaten Wall Street’s estimates. (more…)