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: Should you invest in Japanese stocks? Is Adidas back in the race? Toronto home sales hit record high Drawing Conclusions: A look at what payday loans really cost Market Call Tonight: Top picks from Padlock's Don Lato The Bottom Line: Should you tell co-workers what you earn? A candid Warren Buffett responds to critics Why McDonald’s turnaround plan has no meat Market Call Tonight - Top Picks When should young Canadians start saving for retirement? What we own, and what we owe: How Canadian households measure up Market Call Tonight: Top picks from CastleMoore’s Hap Sneddon Tesla wants to power homes with its batteries Say on pay – Why shareholders are so angry How should you spend your tax refund? Lexus' shock therapy sees 'ugly' sell Hulu's 'Seinfeld' deal: It’s about much more than nothing Can rising profit help VW move on? Privacy by design: The competitive edge big business misses When is it too late to buy a first home? 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?