The following video is from Friday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill and Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Charly Travers dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

In this segment, Ron and Charly take a look ahead to earnings season, and tell investors why they'll be particularly interested in watching Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) and Costco (NASDAQ:COST) this season.

Charly Travers owns shares of Intel. Chris Hill has no position in any stocks mentioned. Ron Gross owns shares of Costco Wholesale. The Motley Fool recommends Costco Wholesale and Intel. The Motley Fool owns shares of Costco Wholesale and Intel. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.