The CEO’s Unofficial Q2 Buzzword

The CEO’s Unofficial Q2 Buzzword

You may have heard the expression, “You can talk yourself into just about anything.” If that’s true, corporate America better watch out.

As publicly traded companies report quarterly sales and earnings, they often review critical economic conditions. Last quarter, nearly 50% of the S&P 500 companies mentioned the term “recession” during their Q2 conference calls with shareholders, according to FactSet. This breaks the previous record set in Q1 2020, at the start of the pandemic.

Unsurprisingly, America’s corporate leaders are preparing for potential economic turbulence. After all, we often see volatility in the financial markets when economic reports raise questions about recession and the Fed’s policies. Words are powerful.

This time next year, the buzzword of the quarter could be something else entirely. Here’s hoping for something like “recovery,” “rebound,” or “growth.”

The S&P 500 Composite Index is an unmanaged index that is considered representative of the overall U.S. stock market. Index performance is not indicative of the past performance of a particular investment. Past performance does not guarantee future results. Individuals cannot invest directly in an index. The return and principal value of stock prices will fluctuate as market conditions change. And shares, when sold, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

The content is developed from sources believed to be providing accurate information. The information in this material is not intended as tax or legal advice. It may not be used for the purpose of avoiding any federal tax penalties. Please consult legal or tax professionals for specific information regarding your individual situation. This material was developed and produced by FMG Suite to provide information on a topic that may be of interest. FMG Suite is not affiliated with the named broker-dealer, state- or SEC-registered investment advisory firm. The opinions expressed and material provided are for general information, and should not be considered a solicitation for the purchase or sale of any security. Copyright 2022 FMG Suite.

Dr. Jason Van Duyn
586-731-6020
AQuest Wealth Strategies
President

Dr. Jason Van Duyn CFP®, ChFC, CLU, MBA is a Registered Representative with and Securities and Advisory Services offered through LPL Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor. Member FINRA & SIPC. The LPL Financial registered representative associated with this site may only discuss and/or transact securities business with residents of the following states: IN, IL, TX, MI, NC, AZ, VA, FL, OH and CO.

Feel free to share this with your friends on social media or email

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
Share on email
Email

Preparing For Anything

Preparing For Anything Did you know September is National Preparedness Month? This event promoted by FEMA guides Americans in ensuring their families and communities are

Read More »

A Look at Diversification

A Look at Diversification Ancient Chinese merchants were said to have developed a unique way to manage their risk. They would divide their shipments among

Read More »

1% Moves in S&P 500

1% Moves in S&P 500 If you’ve felt like stock prices were a little more volatile in 2022 than in recent years, your “spidey senses”

Read More »