Top News | Oct 22, 2014

LGT Beacon: Time to Refocus on Earnings Growth

The recent stock market turmoil started just before the reporting season began. It morphed into the most volatile correction since 2011. As a result, many stock market indices are now down on a year-to-date basis. But in the meantime, corporate profits continue to grow significantly faster than expected once again. Investors could thus get over their latest panic attack quite soon, and recall that equities continue to offer the most attractive source of income.

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“Mirroring the weather with its heat storms and cold fronts, there recently were marked temperature swings on the financial markets”, says LGT chief economist Dr. Alex Durrer in his editorial for LGT’s investor magazine and explains the consequences.