11 Apr 2003 If It’s Not One Thing It’s Another
Posted at 15:40h in The Friday BriefSeemingly, the war and its commensurate uncertainties no longer hold such sway over the market. However, that could change in a moment. Focus has shifted to factors investors are more accustomed to addressing, like earnings. The season when companies report their quarterly earnings is upon us. So far, 33 companies that comprise the S&P 500 index have reported. The next two weeks are the busiest of the season with over 300 large companies reporting their first quarter earnings. Outside of General Electric today and Yahoo! this past Wednesday, there were no earthshaking earnings reports this week.