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: Socially responsible investing moves into the mainstream The side of Stephen Poloz you probably didn't know about What is neuromarketing? Our reporter finds out U.S. adds 295,000 jobs in February Nordstrom executive talks Canadian expansion plans Market Call Tonight: Top picks from CastleMoore’s Hap Sneddon Another merger, another mega law firm: What this trend means Kevin O'Leary: Don't buy energy stocks, oil will keep falling These two U.S. dividend giants will raise payments soon Mining sector slump: Is crowdfunding the answer? ECB ready for big money Monday Thane Stenner on knowing whether you've saved enough for retirement What Canadians should know about crowdfunding and taxes Market Call Tonight: Top picks from Exploration Insights’ Brent Cook 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 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?