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Archives for August, 2012

  1. August 27, 2012

    Personal Profits and Corporate ProfitsWeekly CEO Commentary 8-27-12Tim Phillips, Phillips and Company Corporate profits as a percentage of GDP are at all-time highs, and according to the Federal Reserve, these profits currently represent approximately 11% of GDP. That… More >>

  2. August 20, 2012

    DivergenceWeekly Market Commentary 8-20-12Tim Phillips, CEO – Phillips and Company The definition of divergence: Di·ver·gence (diˈvərjəns) Noun: A difference or conflict in opinions. On the one hand, we have… More >>

  3. August 13, 2012

    Over the Cliff (? Or !) Weekly Market Commentary 8-13-12 Tim Phillips, CEO – Phillips & Company Over the next six months, the dominant macroeconomic event we will deal with is the Fiscal Cliff. Now that the Republican candidate has picked his Vice President, the… More >>

  4. August 6, 2012

    Confusion ConfirmedWeekly Market Commentary 8-6-12Tim Phillips, CEO – Phillips and Company The S&P 500 appeared to have another decent week ending up 0.36%. However, this is misleading because all of those gains came on Friday, whereas the market was actually down… More >>