For Once, a Superb Start to Earnings Season

Thank heavens earnings season kicks off with Alcoa (AA). That's the first time I have said that in four years, and it's pretty monumental when you think about it.

I have always held that Alcoa's outlook is perhaps the most important one offered by any company, and in this case it's for accelerating worldwide growth -- specifically, 7% going to 8%. It also issued a global aluminum forecast of 7%, a nice pick-up from the 6% I expected, which was last year's number....519 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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