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: Market Call Tonight: Top Picks from Contra the Heard's Benj Gallander Yahoo confirms big data breach BoE warns of 'challenging period' Yahoo to confirm big data breach – Recode Market Call Tonight: Top Picks from Scotia Wealth's Nick Majendie Taiwan asks Google to blur island images Japan's Abe: Shrinking population is a bonus, not an onus Lawmakers slam Mylan CEO over EpiPen price increase Video: Ontario bakers win Small Business Challenge contest Fed leaves interest rate unchanged TMX Group continues re-structuring efforts Market Call Tonight: Top Picks from Sentry's Andy Nasr China's Li makes yuan exchange rate promise BOJ policy reboot to target interest rates OECD cuts Canadian GDP outlook amid warning on low global rates U.S.-China ties not dependent on election outcome Why Britain's turning phone boxes into offices What are the top investment complaints Canadians have? Wells Fargo chief 'deeply sorry' in bogus accounts scandal Market Call Tonight: Top Picks from Dynamic's David Fingold 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?