The following video is from Monday's edition of Investor Beat, in which host Alison Southwick and Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) and Gannett (NYSE:GCI) miss third-quarter earnings expectations, while Halliburton (NYSE:HAL) and Hasbro (NASDAQ:HAS) beat. In this segment from Investor Beat, Jason and Matt discuss all the ups and downs and how to invest as earnings season heats up.

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