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Big Tech Earnings Preview

By Doug Ehrman - Apr 15, 2013 at 11:05AM

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This week will see several major tech bellwethers report earnings results.

This week promises to be a big week in the technology sector. Some of the biggest and most influential companies are reporting. Tuesday will see Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO) and Intel (INTC 1.77%) report earnings results, while Thursday is the big day with Nokia, Google (GOOGL 2.84%), IBM (IBM 0.53%), and Microsoft (MSFT 2.26%) reporting. Many of these results will set the tone for the rest of the year in the sector and have far-reaching ramifications.

In the below video, Fool.com contributor Doug Ehrman discusses the Street's expectations for these companies and the critical factors to watch as the results come out.

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