C.J. Lawrence Weekly – The Tug‐of‐War Between Lower Valuations and Faster Earnings Growth Still Skews Towards Growth

The race between earnings growth rates and the rate of decline in the market’s P/E multiple is on. Along the way, the 10-30 year treasury bond spread may provide insights into the appropriate market multiple to apply. The challenge for equity investors will be to find stocks with earnings growth r...
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Goldman Sachs: MVP of a Dow 20000

А Dow 20000 milestone would have Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to thank. The stock of the Wall Street bank is the top-performing component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average since the presidential election, accounting for about а quarter of the average's rise. Shares of the Wall Street firm are up 3...
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Election Tea Leaves

A global grass roots political upheaval is spreading. Brazil has ousted its president and Venezuela is an inch away. Brexit was a core “no more” vote against immigration. The U.S. was a surprise double header with Republicans taking both the White House and the Congress. France seems certain to ...
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The Road from Nadir to Zenith

Oil industry observers around the world have been taken aback by the speed, ferocity, and steadiness of the downtrend in global crude oil prices over the past twenty months. They went from roughly $110 per bbl in June of 2014 to $33 per bbl at the end of January, 2016. This is a 70% fall if we avera...
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