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He's also concerned about the earnings picture right now, noting that top line revenues are starting to "scare" him. He pointed to General Electric's result as a case in point. On Friday, it trimmed its full-year revenue forecast from 2 percent to 4 percent to flat to 2 percent growth. "These top line revenues have to increase. We have to see better numbers come out of corporate America or we are too expensive from a valuation standpoint," Bouroudjian said. Rene Nourse, managing director at Urban Wealth Management, said she feels comfortable getting back into the market now that she thinks it is signaling a likely outcome in the election. She told "Closing Bell" she particularly likes financials,
- financeNicole Sinclair•10 days ago
Many Wall Street analysts point to the expensive market—especially amid uncertain times—as a key reason for downside ahead.