Howard Silverblatt

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Name: Howard Silverblatt
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

How companies could save the stock market's year

S&P 500 companies should be able to return in force by the end of October, when most will have finished reporting earnings. Since 2007, companies have done an average 25 percent of their buybacks in November and December, the analysts said.S&P 500 companies ... [Published CNBC - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

'Stock-tober' plunge is tame compared to 1987 Crash

Stocks are in rebound mode after breaking the bear’s scary spell over the market. Let’s put this year’s frightful October on Wall Street into perspective. The 5.6% drop at the low yesterday doesn’t even make the Top 1o worst Octobers.Sure, the 5.6% drop ... [Published USA Today - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

It's back: $100 curse haunts Apple again

The $100 number looms large for Apple stock for other reasons. For one, due to Apple's enormous market value just a $1 decline shreds up an incredible amount of wealth. More than $34 billion in wealth has been wiped out since Apple shares hit their $103.30 ... [Published CNBC - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Dow closes down 173 points, not nearly as bad as the 400 earlier

Investors continued to run for safety Wednesday, driving the Dow Jones industrial average down another 173 points to 16,141. But it could have been worse. In a rush to the exits earlier in the day, the Dow had plunged more than 400 points.Since Sept. ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Disappointing earnings could trigger more than correction: Pro

Howard Silverblatt, S&P Dow Jones Indices, and Julian Emanuel, UBS, discuss the market's sell-off as oil prices show signs of weakness and earnings begin to flow in. ... [Published CNBC - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

If Icahn's right, Apple's value would top $1 trillion

Apple is already the world’s most valuable company, with a market value of $634.85 billion as of Wednesday night’s close at $100.80 a share. But if activist Carl Icahn, who says Apple stock is worth $203, is right, Apple would become the world’s first ... [Published USA Today - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATE: U.S. stocks won't be dragged down by the rest of the world

By Howard Gold, MarketWatchIt's been all downhill since the S&P 500 Index hit an all-time closing high Sept. 18.Having risen steadily despite war and turmoil, the benchmark index has slipped amid reports of global economic weakness. China's GDP growth ... [Published TD Ameritrade - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Analysts Bullish on Earnings Season

Alcoa ( AA ) reports after the bell Wednesday, marking the symbolic start of earnings season.Wall Street is predicting strong growth, with Thomson Reuters forecasting that third quarter earnings will be 6.4%  higher than the same period last year.It’s ... [Published FOXBusiness.com - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

IMF downgrades global economic outlook

The third time is not a charm. The International Monetary Fund cut its global economic growth estimates for the third time this year, warning of slower growth in core eurozone areas, Japan and in big emerging markets like Brazil.IMF Chief Economist ... [Published Reuters India - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 3 reports

S&P 500 companies spend almost all profits on buybacks, payouts

NEW YORK • Companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 Index really love their shareholders. Maybe too much.They're poised to spend $914 billion on share buybacks and dividends this year, or about 95 percent of earnings, data compiled by Bloomberg and S&P ... [Published STLtoday.com - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 2 reports

Here's How To Do Warren Buffett's Favorite Critical Thinking Exercise

REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak Warren Buffett wins the trophy for critical thinking. Here's one way he does his training.The Sage of Omaha has a ridiculously fit mind —  anything he says becomes news .While Buffett's brain is constantly working to crank through ... [Published Business Insider - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 2 reports

Stock Market Today: Stocks Dive With Utilities the Only Winning Sector

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stocksawere pummeledaWednesdayaafterainvestorsalost confidence amid a confluence of factors consisting of the geopolitical flare-up in China, soft economic reports out of Europe, and weaker-than-expected U.S. data. Must Read:aHere ... [Published The Street Latest - Oct 01 2014]

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"t wenty-five percent of the (s&p 500) companies are going to have at least a 4 percent year-over-year impact on their eps, aided by share count reduction" said Howard Silverblatt, S&P indices analyst. He said that third-quarter forecast compares with 23 percent of companies in the second quarter
"everyone is hoping for the white knight to come, which is earnings" said Howard Silverblatt, senior index analyst with Standard & Poor's. Over 130 large companies report earnings next week, he noted
Silverblatt said, "the hope is that earnings ... will prop up the market, as it has for the last two years. "if they do, we should have support for stocks and potentially some foreign money coming in. if they don't, given the recent declines and global fears, we could get that correction — and then some.""

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Use Your Illusion I (Part 2): Prospects For S&P... [Published Seeking Alpha - Oct 21 2014]
It's baaack: $100 curse haunts Apple again USAT... [Published CNBC - Oct 20 2014]
How companies could save the stock market's year [Published CNBC - Oct 20 2014]
Dow distortion: IBM accounts for nearly all of ... [Published USA Today - Oct 20 2014]
Dow futures fall sharply after IBM profit miss [Published USA Today - Oct 20 2014]
Stocks rebound, but investors still wary [Published News Leader - Oct 17 2014]
'Stock-tober' plunge is tame compared to 1987 C... [Published USA Today - Oct 17 2014]
Dividend Stocks A Good Defense In A Choppy Market [Published Forbes.com - Oct 16 2014]
It's back: $100 curse haunts Apple again [Published CNBC - Oct 16 2014]
Why Global Markets Were Spooked [Published NDTV Profit - Oct 16 2014]
It's baaack: $100 curse haunts Apple again [Published USA Today - Oct 15 2014]
Dow closes down 173 points, not nearly as bad a... [Published Chicago Tribune - Oct 15 2014]
If S&P misses this, watch out: Janjuah [Published CNBC - Oct 15 2014]
Disappointing earnings could trigger more than ... [Published CNBC - Oct 15 2014]
Trick or Treat? Return to Volatility Will Creat... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Oct 13 2014]
Trick or Treat? Return to Volatility Will Creat... [Published The Fiscal Times - Oct 13 2014]
Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, John Paulson & Ste... [Published InsiderMonkey.com - Oct 09 2014]
If Icahn's right, Apple's value would top $1 tr... [Published USA Today - Oct 09 2014]
UPDATE: U.S. stocks won't be dragged down by th... [Published TD Ameritrade - Oct 09 2014]
Analysts Bullish on Earnings Season [Published FOXBusiness.com - Oct 08 2014]
Q3 Dividend Growth Could be Positive for These ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Oct 08 2014]
IMF downgrades global economic outlook [Published Reuters India - Oct 07 2014]
Cyclicals lead Wall Street lower after weak Ger... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Oct 07 2014]
Dividend Growth Picks-Up in Third Quarter [Published Nasdaq - Oct 07 2014]
The Imminent Demise Of The American Economy [Published Seeking Alpha - Oct 07 2014]
S&P 500 companies spend almost all profits on b... [Published STLtoday.com - Oct 06 2014]
Why Stocks Just Won't Drop: "Companies Spend Al... [Published Zero Hedge - Oct 06 2014]
S&P 500 Companies Spend Almost All Profits on B... [Published Bloomberg - Oct 06 2014]
Here's How To Do Warren Buffett's Favorite Crit... [Published Business Insider - Oct 03 2014]
Here's How To Do Warren Buffett's Favorite Crit... [Published Clusterstock - Oct 03 2014]
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Why Stocks Just Won't Drop: "Companies Spend Al... [Published Zero Hedge - Oct 06 2014]
Back in May we revealed that the " Mystery, And Completely Indiscriminate, Buyer Of Stocks ", obviously a key player in a time when the Fed's own indirect monetization of stocks was fading, was none other than corporations themselves, gorging on cheap ...
Here's How To Do Warren Buffett's Favorite Crit... [Published Clusterstock - Oct 03 2014]
The Sage of Omaha has a ridiculously fit mind —  anything he says becomes news .   While Buffett's brain is constantly working to crank through books , play bridge, and lobby Congress, the man is also deliberate about doing mental weightlifting.  ...
10 Companies That Love Buying Their Own Stock [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Oct 01 2014]
Source: Thinkstock What does a buying frenzy look like on Wall Street? Just imagine hundreds of the best-known chief executive officers repurchasing their own shares and jumping for joy when earnings per share figures top estimates. Despite a slowing ...
The 5 Biggest Myths About Alibaba’s Giant IPO, ... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Sep 17 2014]
Everything about Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, seems larger than life. Its initial public offering, slated for Sept. 19, is expected to be the biggest IPO in U.S. history, raising possibly $25 billion. The company is also China’s largest ...
S&P 500 Closes at Record High, Cracks 2000: Wha... [Published BARRONS.com Stocks To Watch Today - Aug 26 2014]
S&P Dow Jones Indices’ Howard Silverblatt can finally crack open that bottle of champagne. REUTERS The S&P 500 rose 0.1% to 2,000.02, a new record and the first time the index closed above 2,000. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.2% to 17,106.70, ...
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S&P Edges Back Over 2,000 [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Aug 26 2014]
Quadruple Witching Friday [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Jun 20 2014]
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