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Why Earnings Are No Longer Enough to Drive Growth

Rising interest rates make a different animal of the stock market. Unlike when interest rates are steady or declining, positive earnings (overall for the market, not necessarily individual stocks) just aren’t enough to take the markets perpetually higher.

Many companies are reporting excellent earnings, but the market appears to be somewhat stalled. Taking a look at the recent market performance in Table 1, we can see that 2018 returns have been less than stellar.

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