Thursday, January 12, 2017

Corporate profits lead stock prices, year-end 2016 update

 -by New Deal democrat

Corporate profits, as a long leading indicator, tend to lead stock prices, which are a short leading indicator. I've updated this analysis through year-end 2016,  This post is up at

As an aside, I will post my forecast for the second half of 2017 once Q4 GDP, which will include the long leading indicators of private residential investment and proprietors' income, is reported in two weeks.