S&P 500 volatility

VIX and companies

S&P 500’s External Financing Is More Limited

BARCLAYS | We have pursued two apparently unrelated topics in our recent research. One topic has been the identification of fundamental traits that have the best track record of making stocks outperform. Some of these are counterintuitive. For example, the stocks of companies with high profit margins have underperformed the stocks of companies with low profit margins over the past 15 years