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: Synaptive needed to decide whether to acquire a company or just license its technology Sales slow at General Electric Markets pause to ponder a Trump future Using TFSAs for more than cash savings China growth beats forecasts, but debt risks loom Globe Talks: The Canadian economy under Trump ECB maintains stimulus, tells critics 'Be patient' Alibaba becomes Olympics sponsor South Korean judge refuses arrest of Samsung boss China turns up the heat on Trump over trade and Taiwan Money for nothing? Finland trials basic income scheme Poloz says any changes to U.S. trade would have 'complicated' effects for Canada Video: HSBC plans Paris move after Brexit Deutsche Bank looks ahead after U.S. settlement Samsung boss awaits judge's call on his arrest U.S. companies find China less welcoming: survey 2017: Credit ratings outlook never worse Video: Wal-Mart to add 10,000 U.S. jobs in 2017 Brexit hit pushes up UK inflation BAT-Reynolds: Big Tobacco living up to its name 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?