Investor Roundtable Themes of this earnings season Add to ... The Globe and Mail Published Wednesday, Aug. 01, 2012 4:57PM EDT Last updated Thursday, Aug. 02, 2012 8:08AM EDT Many North American companies issued their latest earnings reports over the past few weeks. The Globe and Mail's Tim Kiladze, Pat Brethour and Scott Barlow take a look at some common themes that emerged from this earnings season. Watch More Video: Canada still facing numerous risks ahead of BoC decision What's driving A&W's juicy distribution hikes? House-poor Canadians in jeopardy: Report Bank of Canada not expected to raise rates this week CRTC calls on Canada’s top TV providers for review of pick-and-pay rollout Why an Apple developer thinks the tech giant is headed for a BlackBerry-style fall Bombardier cuts forecast for business jet demand Best Buy issues weak outlook Market Call Tonight: Top Picks from Scotiabank's Jaime Carrasco Twitter introduces 4 big changes so you can write longer tweets Obama touts TPP to Vietnam Evacuation orders lifted for oil sands workers Battle lines drawn in France oil strikes Singapore orders BSI bank unit shut Anger as fracking gets green light in U.K. Justin Trudeau in Japan for G7 summit AXA to quit tobacco investments Tribune rejects Gannett's bid again Power struggle at top of Viacom continues Should I take money out of my RRSP to buy a house? Comments AA More Related to this Story Economy Video: No new stimulus despite slowing economy, says Fed Economy Video: Markets react to Fed announcement Agriculture Video: How can agriculture investors deal with climate concerns?