Earnings Forecast


  • "There's an old rule of thumb that the more negative you are going into earnings season...the more it allows for positive surprises and money to go in the market," says one market strategist.

  • Q4 Earnings Look Ahead     Friday, 6 Jan 2012 | 3:14 PM ET

    A preview of next week's earnings, including Dow component, Alcoa, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche; Nick Raich, Key Private Bank; and Chris Konstantinos, Riverfront Investment Group.

  • Nike Beats Estimates: Q2 Revenue $5.7B     Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011 | 4:16 PM ET

    Nike's earnings report and what to expect from prices if costs come down, with CNBC's Darren Rovell.

  • Oracle Earnings a Miss: Q2 EPS $0.54     Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011 | 4:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt discusses Oracle's earnings report for Q2. Also, sharing details of the company's past and current position with, Neil Herman, Ticonderoga Securities and Daniel Morgan, Synovus Securities.

  • Earnings: Lowe's & Home Depot     Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 5:49 PM ET

    A look at unusual activity in Home Deport stock, and a preview of HD's earnings and break down of Lowe's numbers, with Scot Ciccarelli, RBC Capital Markets, and how to play it, with the Fast Money Traders.

  • Take Your Position     Friday, 4 Nov 2011 | 12:58 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on two big earnings reports next week; Priceline.com, and Cisco Systems.

  • Morgan Stanley CEO on Q3 Earnings     Wednesday, 19 Oct 2011 | 12:15 PM ET

    Take a look at shares of Morgan Stanley, trading higher after the company posted Q3 earnings this morning. CNBC's David Faber weighs in with Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman.

  • Apple Options Top Most Actives List Tuesday, 18 Oct 2011 | 2:10 PM ET
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    Options on shares of Apple top the actives list Tuesday, as traders appear to be positioning for a big price move around its earnings report.

  • Tale of the Tape: Goldman Sachs     Monday, 17 Oct 2011 | 5:39 PM ET

    Fred Cannon, Keefe Bruyette & Woods with a preview of Goldman's Q3 earnings; the impact of the Volcker Rule; and whether GS is still a buy.

  • Checking Earnings Outlook     Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 3:40 PM ET

    Tom Lee, JPMorgan, and Dan McMahon, Raymond James, share their market views on earnings results.

  • Google Earnings & Trading the S&P     Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 5:36 PM ET

    Discussing the Akamai takeover rumor by Google and a preview of its earnings, with Mark Mahaney, Citigroup. Also a technical look at trading the top of the S&P 500, with Abigail Doolittle, Peak Theories Research.

  • Has the Market Hit the Bottom?     Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    Jeff Saut, Raymond James chief investment strategist says the market hit bottom last week and the U.S. will not go into recession.

  • Financials Roar Back, Despite Profit Worries     Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 12:30 PM ET

    Financials roaring back after a tough end to last week. A look at why some analysts are slashing their price targets, with David Konrad, KBW senior vp.

  • Alert: Oracle Reports Earnings     Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011 | 5:14 PM ET

    Oracle sees Q2 new software license revenue up 6-16%, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Oracle's Next Move     Monday, 19 Sep 2011 | 1:38 PM ET

    John Bogle, The Vanguard Group; Joel Fishbein, Lazard Capital Markets; and Nat Burgess, Corum Group, discuss how Oracle may deploy some of its $30 billion warchest.

  • Dell Earnings Recap     Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 6:20 AM ET

    Dell cut its revenue forecast for next year and shares fell more than seven percent. Discussing what that means for the rest of the tech space, with Shebly Seyrafi, FBN Securities.

  • Netflix Lowers Earnings Outlook on Angry Customers Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011 | 11:09 AM ET

    Just two weeks after announcing a price adjustment that angered many customers, Netflix came out Monday with a weaker-than-anticipated earnings outlook, the New York Times reports.

  • Big Blue Earnings Trade     Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 10:23 AM ET

    A preview of IBM earnings and what investors want to see, with Ben Reitzes, Barclays Capital.

  • Financials: Weak Q2 Results?     Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | 1:40 PM ET

    An outlook on banking stocks and the impact of sovereign debt on the bottom line, with David Konrad, Keef, Bruyette & Woods, and Erik Oja, Standard & Poor's.

  • Earnings Outlook Bright     Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 2:13 PM ET

    A preview of next week's earnings, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, and Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investments.