Fun, funds, and failure will color in the week that lies ahead.
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Video game giant Motley Fool Stock Advisor recommendation Electronic Arts
The middle of the week will be about time, at least about Time Warner
The challenges are real. AOL is losing subscribers. Time Warner's media properties are facing lackluster ad growth. Time Warner is another Stock Advisor pick, but its hurdles are much higher than just waiting for a new next generation gaming systems to take off.
How bright does the Morningstar
Analysts expect the company's Thursday morning report to be a good one, with earnings clocking in at $0.28 a share -- 27% higher than last year's profitability. There is irony here if you're willing to taste it. You can use the same five-star rating system that the company uses on mutual funds -- and now stocks -- on the company itself, depending on where it lands relative to the $0.28 mark.
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Until next week, I remain,
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