The Daily Dose: The Hidden Earnings Season

After a bit of soul-searching yesterday, I came to the realization that it's time to stop watching headlines and return to where it all started: research, research and research until my eyes bleed. For the last four weeks, I have been too glued to the trading screen, ingesting too many useless titles from the non-qualified and trying to live for the moment instead of projecting the future. In the spirit of that old-school me, here is what I got for y'all...

Hate to be the bearer of bad news, ladies and gents, but third-quarter earnings season is unfortunately getting underappreciated by the supremely distracted Mr. Market.  Yes, a good majority of number-crunchers (such as yours truly) are doing their usual thing, dissecting each word on an earnings call transcript. However, the messages of these corporate financial statements (where are all the share buybacks?) and of the highly paid execs who oversee those financial statements are playing second fiddle to the macro....591 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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