Worst earnings season since 2011 awaits investors
The Q2 earnings season will be brutal and most likely deliver the worst earnings figures since late 2011. Investors have so far looked beyond the 'earnings valley' towards 2021 but will they continue to do so if companies continue to not providing an outlook? Read our preview to this year's Q2 US earnings season and get prepared for a some volatile weeks.
Netflix disappoints; oil collapse puts focus on banks; Europe’s dividend abyss
Netflix's Q1 earnings were good but the Q2 guidance was a disappointment which could impact technology sentiment in today's session. Banks are in focus following the oil price collapse as it will accelerate loan losses and pressure banks especially in Europe. We also provide a fair value model for STOXX 50 based on dividend futures.