Weekly Market Recap – February 6, 2023

Chart of the Week 02-13-2023

With about half of market capitalization reporting, our current estimate for 4Q22 S&P 500 operating earnings (EPS) is $50.48, representing a y/y decline of 11.0% and a q/q increase of 0.3%. Commentary accompanying results released thus far suggests the year-over-year contraction in earnings is due to higher labor costs, a deterioration in consumer confidence, a stronger U.S. dollar, constrained supply chains and geopolitical tensions.

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