Unlike Europe, Profit Margins are Still Supporting US Earnings
Although sales growth for the S&P500 companies has been steadily declining for almost a year now, that downturn has been somewhat compensated by profit margins still hovering around record highs. In contrast, margins for companies in the EuroStoxx 50 have been clearly contracting since late last year. Coupled with negative sales growth, earnings in the Eurozone remain vulnerable.
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