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GAMCO's CIO Howard Ward Discusses Ongoing Earnings Season

January 22, 2013 | About:
Dheeraj Grover

Dheeraj Grover

Well-known value investor Mario Gabelli's Gamco Investments chief investment officer, Howard Ward, was on CNBC to discuss his outlook for the market, his expectations for the earnings in the fourth quarter and what he expects in 2013.

-- Fourth quarter 2011 was the weakest quarter in terms of earnings and this year quarter four is the strongest quarter of the year.

-- The economy is improving and that is visible in earnings.

-- Earnings season is conforming to expectations: 70% to 75% have reported positive surprises.

-- What he expects in 2013: about 7% to 8% increase in S&P earnings.

Credit and source:, CNBC

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Dheeraj Grover
I am an individual investor with deep interest in the field of value investing. My ideas and thinking is inspired by highly respected value investors like Ben Graham, Warren Buffett, Walter Schloss, Bill Ruane and Tweedy Browne

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