July 15, 2012
Today, Brenton discusses the upcoming earnings reports for four different Dow components. Intel reports on Tuesday, with analysts expecting a slight fall from last year down to an EPS of $0.52. On Wednesday, analysts expect IBM to report 11% growth, and its report could move the entire industry. Microsoft's Thursday report isn't likely to offer any earth-shattering news, but the company has a lot to look forward to with the rollout of Windows 8 and its tablet over the next few quarters. Telco Verizon also reports on Friday and will probably deliver steady-as-she-goes growth, although there will certainly be some interesting mobile statistics for investors to digest.
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