Here's a guide on what to watch and one of the best Web sites to go to, during the stock market earnings season. For a breakdown of the months included in each quarterly report and to see how earnings reports affect a stock's price, read How Earnings Reports Affect Stock Prices & Why You Should Care.
Last week the stock market was bumpy, due to the global political tensions in the Middle East and Ukraine. This coming week should see a recovery and a smoothing, as long as nothing dramatic happens, either globally or locally. The second-quarter 2014 earnings season, among other strong market influences, has so far pushed markets upward.
Earnings Report Summary for First-Quarter 2014 and part of Second-Quarter 2014
Here is an earnings report card for first-quarter 2014 and second-quarter 2014 earnings so far. Second-quarterearnings have not yet been reported by all companies.
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