Posts tagged 'Equity Buybacks'

February the strongest month ever for US buybacks

That’s according to a note this morning by Birinyi Associates, which adds: Read more

Buybacks, M&A, and de-equitisation

The chart above from Credit Suisse Trading Strategy (pdf) shows the dollar value of quarterly net share changes in the S&P 500 index.

In simpler terms, this is a measure of corporate net buying, which is roughly: Read more

The contrarian corporate liability switch

Some interesting stuff on corporate balance sheets from SocGen’s Albert Edwards on Wednesday.

Edwards observes, for example, that corporate leverage is finally recovering after a temporary retraction:

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