Investors want to hear the new CEO's plan to sharpen the search giant's innovative edge when the company reports earnings after Thursday's close.
Investors who dubbed the aluminum giant's first-quarter earnings 'disappointing' didn't do any real homework.
Movie tie-ins might give Hasbro the boost it needs to gain an advantage over larger rival Mattel. The toy-makers report first-quarter results this week.
Here's a long-term, stable play in the technology sector.
Investors seeking clarity amid the mixed signals of fourth-quarter results and the current earnings season should look to these shares.
Just wait until stocks fall to more attractive prices.
Strong earnings should push stocks higher, at least in the short term.
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