“Still double the long-term average”.
Goldman: CEO Confidence Has ‘Plunged’, Buybacks And M&A Spending Have ‘Collapsed’
You can thank record levels of uncertainty.
Corporate Cash Balances Are Hemorrhaging The Most In 40 Years
There’s good news and there’s bad news.Â
‘That US Corporate Cash Pile Is Being Spent’, So What About The Buybacks?
Remember, when it comes to sources of equity demand, it’s not even close…
Goldman: ‘There Is Limited Combined Firepower To Buy Stocks’
On the bright side, there’s always buybacks.
It’s (Still) About The Buybacks
“Plunge protection” – no conspiracy theories needed.
Beating Dead Horses And Weaning Buybacks Off ‘Steroids’
Penning breathless missives about the impact of buybacks on equities long ago lost its novelty.
‘You Can Make A Reincarnated Steve Jobs The Next CEO’, And Other Highlights From Goldman’s Buyback Chat With Aswath Damodaran
“Business history is full of unintended consequences of legislation.”
Imagine A World Without Buybacks…
“Is this really what everybody wants?”
SocGen’s Lapthorne Will Beat This Dead Buyback Horse As Many Times As He Needs To, Got It?
Obviously, they are – connected that is.
Some Context For The Explosion In Corporate Debt
Good news, bad news.
Goldman Wants To Talk To You About Buybacks Because You’ve Got This All Wrong, Ok?
“Popular misperceptions” and such.
One Bank ‘Understands Why Investors Are Turning More Cautious’ After Blockbuster January
If you’re not feeling particularly inspired about risk assets to start the week, you’ll be forgiven.
Buybacks Of The ‘Highest Quality’ And More To Come (Says One Bank)
If you’re looking for a relatively positive narrative…
Bad Omen: The Buyback Trajectory Is Slowing
Ok, it’s time for an update on the corporate bid for U.S. equities.
This Hasn’t Happened In 10 Years: S&P 500 Buybacks Edition
“The rise in CFO created a high-quality problem for managements: How should they spend all the cash?”
Trump Trolls America: ‘I’m Strongly’ Considering $100 Billion Capital Gains Break For The Rich
Revisiting the perpetual motion machine for exacerbating inequality.
Ignore That Bear Market And Focus On These Buybacks
Forget Apple, This Is ‘The Correct $1 Trillion Question’
“Investors take note”…
Goldman Ups S&P Earnings Forecasts But…
For what it’s worth…
23 Companies With The Most Buyback ‘Success’ (And 23 That Will Be The Most ‘Successful’ Going Forward)
Ahhhh, buybacks. TheÂ equity-linked-compensation-inflating music toÂ sootheÂ aÂ savage market beast.
One Trader Takes A Closer Look At The Buyback Bonanza
Fade the Barron’s cover?
It’s ‘Grotesque’! Of Buybacks And Leverage
“…itâ€™s not like you have to dig deep to find a problem.”
More Buybacks For The Rich – And More Ding Dongs For The Rest Of You
And Ho Hos. Don’t forget the Ho Hos.
Will Earnings Season Give Investors Some Respite From Trade Wars And Tech Turmoil?
Remember, the bar is high.
Where Are The Institutional Investors When You Need Them?
Who is going to buy these goddamn stocks?