Where Next for U.S. Corporate Buybacks?
S&P 500 buybacks had a record year in 2018, reaching $806 billion.* The catalyst was the U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, which lowered corporate tax rates and introduced a tax holiday for the repatriation of overseas profits. Watch Scott Campbell explain the ongoing appeal of buybacks, and what to expect over the near and longer term in this Trader Insights tip.
*FactSet Data as of May 2019
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