06.01.2015

Buybacks and Bulls…Cause and Effect?

06.01.2015
Terry Flanagan

Since 2009, corporate stock buybacks have generally been increasing. The hill being climbed has only grown steeper and in 2014 the market saw a 102% increase in S&P buybacks valued at more than $550 billion. Some see this playing a role in the bull market we’ve seen over the last 7 years. During this period, S&P 500 companies have spent over $2.5 trillion purchasing their own stocks.

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