Here are the top market trends to watch, according to Solomon's CEO

In the weeks ahead, investors should pay special attention to the trajectory of corporate earnings

Solomon said during Yahoo Finance Live at the firm's 10,000 Small Businesses conference that he sees a little bit more market volatility

 Above is a video of the Businesses Summit. Until now, corporate earnings have held up reasonably well.

But with a tightening economic environment, corporate earnings will be under more pressure

I think that corporate earnings are going to be one of the key things to watch in the next 12 months if we keep the same earnings multiple on the S&P 500

 Throughout history, a decline in corporate earnings has always followed a decline in this type of environment.

The stock market may be put under a bit more stress as a result."

As earnings reports and earnings calls for the second quarter fall short of expectations, the market seems to be taking them in stride.

A 12% decline in average earnings for the S&P 500 companies so far explains the positive reaction from traders, according to Emanuel.

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