Skip to content
Aug 27 2020

Pandemic Profitability?

  • Aug 27, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic caused the greatest quarterly and year-over-year real GDP contractions of the post-war era, and corporate earnings should have been devastated. But, as shown in Chart 1, by historic standards, S&P 500 earnings per share (EPS) suffered only a relatively small decline. 


For full access, please enter your credentials.

About The Author

James Paulsen / Chief Investment Strategist