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: How this millennial manages to afford a home with a $31,000 net income UniCredit: new test for Italy's fragile banks? German trade disappoints, but ECB cheers markets Brexit Britain: U.K. costume company goes Dutch Starbucks' premium coffee drive ECB to scale back asset buys South Korea eyes economic risks as impeachment looms Brexit vote leaves food industry with nasty taste Trump comments slam drug stocks HSBC lions spark divisive LGBT debate in Hong Kong Qatari desert farmers make their own soil Trump says SoftBank to invest $50-billion in U.S. Apple Watch sales hit record Who has the best deals on high rate savings accounts? Monte Paschi rescue at risk after Renzi referendum Smartwatch sales struggle Pipeline denial murky for industry Hong Kong connects to China's booming tech sector Trump's Twitter outburst makes investors nervous Markets shrug off Renzi defeat Comments Share via email Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on LinkedIn Print 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?