Global Earnings Downgrades Worst In 12 Months

Tyler Durden's picture

As we head into earnings season in the US (amid hopeful margin expansion), the big picture for earnings remains bleak. Markets are back close to highs as negative guidance is piling up and as Citi notes, their global earnings revision index is at its worst since early July 2012. If the Fed is heading towards a Taper then this fundamental fear may once again become relevant - or hope-fueled multiple expansion will fill that gap.