The following video is from Thursday's Investor Beat,  in which host Chris Hill, and analysts Jason Moser and Matt Koppenheffer dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

As the first half of 2013 draws to a close, investors are already looking ahead to the upcoming earnings season when Alcoa officially kicks things off on July 8. In our lead story on Investor Beat, Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser and Matt Koppenheffer offer a preview of the upcoming earnings season, and share why they're watching JP Morgan, Wells Fargo and Amazon.

Also, our analysts discuss why DISH Network, McCormick, Paychex and Oracle made major moves on the market today, and why they'll be watching shares of Home Depot and eBay over the course of the coming week.