Investor Roundtable Themes of this earnings season Add to ... The Globe and Mail Published Wednesday, Aug. 01 2012, 4:57 PM EDT Last updated Thursday, Aug. 02 2012, 8:08 AM 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: The Bottom Line: Work-life balance: Women want a lot more help, guys Investor Ross Beaty: Now's the time to look at the metals sector Ontario woman receives stranger's tax papers from Canada Revenue Agency The end of an era at Standard Chartered? Luxury dominates Geneva car show Tough February weather dents U.S. auto sales Are seniors delusional about debt? How Chile bounced back from its big quake BlackBerry’s new phone a leap of faith Bank of Canada likely to hold rates steady – for now Drawing Conclusions: What to do if you missed the RRSP deadline BlackBerry introduces new phones at mobile congress The tech challenges facing auto makers Alibaba down and out in Taiwan Market Call Tonight: Top picks from Arrow Capital’s Veronika Hirsch The ‘Clooney Effect’ and the trophy husband Miners face another year of uncertainty Eldorado faces new setback in Greece Can a curved screen give Samsung an edge? All eyes on next Bank of Canada rate announcement 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?