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What Investors Think About AutoNation


Together, we are all trying to build our fortunes by finding well-run companies at bargain-basement prices. But it takes work to scour earnings reports, scrutinize key data, and assess the competition.

Show Me the Money, Akamai


Although headlines still spray earnings figures all over the media every day, many investors have moved past net earnings as a measure of a company's economic output. That's because an earnings statement is very often less trustworthy than a cash flow statement, because it's more open to manipulation based on dubious judgment calls.

X-Rite: Warming Up or Cooling Off?


Together, we are all trying to build our fortune by finding well-run companies at bargain-basement prices. But it takes work -- scouring company earnings reports, scrutinizing key data, and assessing the competition.

LaSalle Hotel Properties: Warming Up or Cooling Off?


Together, we are all trying to build our fortune by finding well-run companies at bargain-basement prices. But it takes work -- scouring company earnings reports, scrutinizing key data, and assessing the competition.

What Investors Think About NVE


Together, we are all trying to build our fortune by finding well-run companies at bargain-basement prices. But it takes work -- scouring company earnings reports, scrutinizing key data, and assessing the competition.

What Investors Think About Keithley Instruments


Together, we are all trying to build our fortune by finding well-run companies at bargain-basement prices. But it takes work -- scouring company earnings reports, scrutinizing key data, and assessing the competition.

What Investors Think About PepsiCo


Together, we are all trying to build our fortune by finding well-run companies at bargain-basement prices. But it takes work -- scouring company earnings reports, scrutinizing key data, and assessing the competition.

Scotts Miracle-Gro: Warming Up or Cooling Off?


Together, we are all trying to build our fortune by finding well-run companies at bargain-basement prices. But it takes work -- scouring company earnings reports, scrutinizing key data, and assessing the competition.

What Investors Think About PerkinElmer


Together, we are all trying to build our fortune by finding well-run companies at bargain-basement prices. But it takes work -- scouring company earnings reports, scrutinizing key data, and assessing the competition.

Wednesday's ETF to Watch: ITA


Last week, investors were extremely disappointed with America's largest conglomerate, GE (NYSE: GE), which released its quarterly earnings on Friday. The company earned $3.11 billion, or 28 cents a share, compared with $2.69 billion, or 25 cents, in the year-ago period. But revenues slipped by 4%, sending shares plummeting by more than 4% and it putting several sectors of the economy in which GE operates on notice.