Aptus Musings: Thoughts Around Earnings

Simply put, most market pundits were probably too pessimistic on the future earnings picture in the U.S. – at least for this quarter. I believe that corporate earnings surprised a lot of people – there was broad-based strength in the Mega-Caps, the most cyclical areas...

Rearview to Windshield, August 2022

Developments Over the Past Month   July 2022 Market Recap: The month of July was driven by better-than-feared earnings, economic data, and falling inflation expectations. The market spent most of June pricing in an earnings Armageddon that has yet to come to...
Aptus Compounders Stock Sleeve Halftime Report

Aptus Compounders Stock Sleeve Halftime Report

It’s no secret that the S&P 500 is off to one of its worst starts ever. With price data only going back to 1927, the first six months have produced the fourth worst start to any year on record, only beating 1932, 1962, and 1970. During this stretch, the more...