Doughnuts and dot-coms rarely go together, but they do on Monday when Krispy Kreme (NYSE: KKD) and CMGI (Nasdaq: CMGI) report on their earnings. The one thing both companies have in common is that they were two of the hottest stocks several years ago, before falling out of fancy.

To be fair, CMGI is no longer the dot-com incubator it used to be. It's now focusing on making real money by providing chain-management supply services and solutions. Krispy Kreme is still making those decadently tasty doughnuts, though.

Automotive-parts retailer Pep Boys (NYSE: PBY) drives through. Consumers haven't been buying many new cars lately, but that's just fine with Pep Boys, since shoppers will have to spend more to make their cars last longer. Analysts expect the company to post a small loss for the period, though Pep Boys has turned a profit in three of its past four quarters. (Revisit the latest quarter.)

Casey's at bat, as in Casey's General Stores (Nasdaq: CASY) reports. The thrift-store chain is projected to post earnings of $0.25 a share for its latest quarter. That's less than the $0.30 a share it earned a year earlier, but Mr. Market has a right to be conservative. The retailer missed its earnings target during the previous quarter.

(Nasdaq: AIXD) is ready for its close-up, and you'll see some red blemishes for sure, because the company has yet to turn a profit. However, the real story for AccessIT is how it's coming along in helping multiplex operators make the migration to digital screens. Companies such as AccessIT and IMAX (Nasdaq: IMAX) are cashing in as exhibitors upgrade their systems to allow for reel-less flicks and all of their advantages.

Speaking of multiplexes, the box offices will be buzzing on Friday as The Incredible Hulk and The Happening open. Marvel (NYSE: MVL) has green in its sights with the Hulk, especially coming on the heels of last month's box-office smash Iron Man. Don't make the ticket taker angry. You wouldn't want to see him when he's angry.

Until next week, I remain,

Rick Munarriz

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