Specialist Peter Mazza, left, and trader Brandon Barb work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday. The stock market hasn’t been this optimistic about profits on the eve of a quarterly earnings season since the summer of 2004.
Specialist Peter Mazza, left, and trader Brandon Barb work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday. The stock market hasn’t been this optimistic about profits on the eve of a quarterly earnings season since the summer of 2004. Richard Drew AP
Specialist Peter Mazza, left, and trader Brandon Barb work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday. The stock market hasn’t been this optimistic about profits on the eve of a quarterly earnings season since the summer of 2004. Richard Drew AP

The hope of price tested by the performance of profits and behavior

April 07, 2017 6:29 PM