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S&P 500’s Q1 Results So Far Show More EPS Beats Than Revenue Beats

S&P 500’s Q1 Results So Far Show More EPS Beats Than Revenue Beats

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index has seen higher-than-expected Q1 earnings per share from 58 of the 77 companies that have released full operating comparative quarterly data as of Friday, according to a report from Howard Silverblatt, senior index analyst at S&P Dow Jones Indices. While that amounts to an EPS beat rate of 75% so far, there haven’t been […]

Crude Spikes as White House Ends Sanctions Waivers on Iran Oil

Crude Spikes as White House Ends Sanctions Waivers on Iran Oil

Crude oil futures prices surged higher on Monday as the White House said it would end sanctions waivers on Iran’s oil exports in a bid to bring the shipments to zero, while saying global markets would “remain adequately supplied.” West Texas Intermediate, the US benchmark, jumped 2.7% to $65.70 a barrel in morning trade, the highest since late October, while […]