Will first quarter earnings back up Wall Street’s optimism?
Share Now on:
The first quarter of the fiscal year ended in March, and over the next few weeks, many companies will report earnings for the first time since Donald Trump was elected president. The stock market has surged since then. But will the hard data back up all that optimism?
Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
We’re here to help you navigate this changed world and economy.
Our mission at Marketplace is to raise the economic intelligence of the country. It’s a tough task, but it’s never been more important.
In the past year, we’ve seen record unemployment, stimulus bills, and reddit users influencing the stock market. Marketplace helps you understand it all, will fact-based, approachable, and unbiased reporting.
Generous support from listeners and readers is what powers our nonprofit news—and your donation today will help provide this essential service. For just $5/month, you can sustain independent journalism that keeps you and thousands of others informed.