Bespoke compiled data on firms reporting their earnings over the last month to find that...

|By:, SA News Editor

Bespoke compiled data on firms reporting their earnings over the last month to find that guidance issued was poorer than it was for any period since March 2009. After U.S. companies registered 9 straight quarters of seeing more firms raise their earnings estimates than lower, Q3 saw a negative spread of 2.1%. Will earnings guidance recover in Q4?