Where do earnings expectations come from?

Oct 29, 2019
Analysts estimate how a company will perform.
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PG&E blackouts have Californians scrambling for generators

Oct 28, 2019
The planned outages by California’s PG&E left hundreds of thousands without power this fall, and at least one company is benefiting.
A restaurant in Sonoma, California during the planned power outage by Pacific Gas & Electric in early October, 2019.
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It's windy in corporate America!

Oct 24, 2019
Ford, Stanley Black & Decker and Twitter were among 18 companies citing "headwinds" in earnings reports. What are they talking about?
What do we mean when we say "headwinds?"
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Hasbro's poor earnings report tells a trade war story

Oct 22, 2019
Tariff-related uncertainty caused chaos on the cusp of the company's most important season.
Hasbro toys on display at a Target store in 2019 in San Rafael, California.
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Best Buy to announce earnings amid looming tariff threats

Aug 28, 2019
Best Buy reports quarterly earnings, as the shadow of tariffs looms against consumer electronics made in China.
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Revenue from services drives Apple earnings

Aug 1, 2018
The tech giant posted Q3 revenue growth in services of 30 percent compared to a year ago, but tariffs could pose headwinds in Q4.
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What CEOs are saying on earnings calls this month

Jul 30, 2018
The execs are stuck between tariffs and shareholders right now. They’re hoping you will save them.
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Costco’s membership warehouse model has been faring well in the competitive retail space

May 29, 2018
Later this week, we’ll get quarterly earnings from Costco, the nationwide warehouse-discounter. The chain offers a limited number of items — premium and private-label — priced to sell. So how is the company faring as it faces an ever-more competitive retail…

Nordstrom releases its earnings today as it looks to boost in store purchases

May 17, 2018
The plus size market will see more options for them in the brands they want

Macy’s parades an unexpectedly strong earnings report

May 16, 2018
The department store chain beat Wall Street’s estimates on a whole lot of fronts.