Key Earnings Highlights And Global Trade Risks - Part 1 Of 4

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Includes: HOG, WMT
by: Interactive Brokers

Summary

How companies have become more skillful at managing analysts' earnings expectations, as well as using share buybacks to help their bottom lines.

A brief discussion about overall company performance, including top and bottom lines.

Uncertainties over future earnings as tariff-driven scenarios unfold.

This is the first of a four part series in which Interactive Brokers chief options strategist Steve Sosnick highlights some of his key takeaways this far into earnings season, and discusses potential impacts from global trade-related tariffs on U.S. company outlooks.

Stay tuned for Part 2: How Certain Sectors May See More Tariff-driven Attention (or watch it now at IBKR Traders' Insight!)

[Note: This video was originally published on IBKR Traders' Insight on July 30, 2018.]

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