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: 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 Justin Trudeau in Japan for G7 summit Power struggle at top of Viacom continues Should I take money out of my RRSP to buy a house? Retailers brace to unload inventory Why Target is getting hit with lawsuits Unifor: Potential for second Bombardier production line NEB explains the thought process behind Trans Mountain conditions G7 to agree on 'go your own way' approach Yahoo may get low bids British celebrities, central bank weigh costs of Brexit Market Call Tonight: Top picks from Scotia Wealth’s Stan Wong Gold's revival means it could deserve a place in your portfolio Food, shelter lift Canada April annual inflation rate 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?