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Thirty-nine per cent of CEOs at Canadian investment dealers surveyed believe markets will improve in 2014, while another 48 per cent expect them to remain unchanged.
Thirty-nine per cent of CEOs at Canadian investment dealers surveyed believe markets will improve in 2014, while another 48 per cent expect them to remain unchanged.
(DAVID KARP/AP)

The bull is on: Earnings clobber lacklustre expectations

Companies tend to report earnings that beat the low-ball expectations set by analysts – but the first quarter reporting season, which is just wrapping up, looks set to be particularly good.

No, earnings haven’t blossomed by double digits. But they have pulled off impressive growth that is easing concerns that corporate growth is tapped out.