Earnings Reports on My Watch List

More than 1,000 companies are set to issue their quarterly earnings results this week. Here are a few the reports that I'll be watching closely.

This morning, I heard a radio commercial from Home Depot (HD) touting the benefits of LED lighting. Tomorrow (Tuesday) LED chip and lamp vendor Cree (CREE) is set to report its September quarter results. Wall Street is expecting earnings of $0.39 per share on revenue of $392 million. I learned many years ago that the key to investing in Cree is the trend in margins: Margin expansion is the time to buy the shares and when  margins stall, it's time to exit or short the stock if you are an aggressive investor....421 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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