As earnings season rolls on, what's the mood of corporate America?

Oct 26, 2022
So far this earnings season, most S&P 500 companies that have reported, beat revenue expectations. 
Alphabet, Google's parent company, recently reported disappointing earnings. But overall, S&P 500 companies have beaten expectations this quarter.
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It's a big week for earnings calls. Here's what Wall Street is listening for.

Oct 10, 2022
Reports from banks like JPMorgan and consumer companies like PepsiCo can reveal spending trends and signal what businesses see coming.
The Federal Reserve and much of Wall Street hope to see a dip in spending reflected in banks' quarterly earnings, which would signal that the Fed's rate hikes are working. 
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Some companies have warned they'll earn less than expected. Here's why.

Jun 6, 2022
For some, it's about consumers spending less. For others, it's about other businesses spending less.
Snap recently lowered its revenue forecast as businesses rein in advertising.
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You heard that song on TikTok first, or was it Roblox?

Feb 2, 2021
Warner Music's quarterly report shows that social media and gaming platforms are increasingly important to the industry.
When it comes to music during the pandemic, apps like TikTok are front and center.
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Google's parent company releases earnings

Feb 2, 2021
Alphabet finished 2020 strong despite facing three antitrust lawsuits.
An investigation published in Politico this week found that nearly a decade ago, commissioners at the FTC ignored evidence that Google was building a monopoly on search.
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United, weighed down by losses, aims to nimbly navigate COVID storm

Jan 21, 2021
The airline expects first-quarter operating revenue to shrink as much as 70% from the same period two years ago.
A closed United Airlines kiosk at San Francisco International in July. The carrier and its industry have been piling up losses.
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Where do earnings expectations come from?

Oct 29, 2019
Analysts estimate how a company will perform.
A trader works during the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange,
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For public good, not for profit.

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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