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It's showtime at Best Buy
In a kind move for industry watchers, Circuit City posts its results a day after Best Buy. It's not as upbeat in this case. The pros expect a loss after the company squeezed out a small profit a year ago. Between scaling back its store count and swapping seasoned employees for cheaper new recruits, the company is trying to trim back its operating overhead. That usually isn't a good sign, but let's see what Wednesday's report brings.
It's hoped jelly giant J.M. Smucker
It's quiet on the earnings front, but it's as busy as ever at the local multiplex. Universal's Evan Almighty is the latest eagerly anticipated summer release. It opens on Friday, but joins a crowded theater house with wall-to-wall pirates, superheroes, and ogres. Let's see if the comedy can build an ark to get noticed in a flood of blockbusters.
Until next week, I remain,
Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz recommends windshield wiper fluid when trying to look forward. He is also part of the Rule Breakers newsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early. He does own not own shares in any of the companies in this story. The Fool has a disclosure policy.