Lower-than-expected earnings for Netflix in the second quarter of 2019, released on Wednesday, helped pushed stocks down 11 per cent for the day. Photo: AP
Kerry Craig
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Kerry Craig

The trade war lull is a good time to assess the damage, and corporate earnings give investors that chance

  • Companies typically set themselves up to beat expectations in corporate earnings reports. So while they generally maintain profit margins, it is telling that fewer corporations are exceeding their targets
Lower-than-expected earnings for Netflix in the second quarter of 2019, released on Wednesday, helped pushed stocks down 11 per cent for the day. Photo: AP
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