Coca-Cola is "making steady progress" in North America, where the Coke brand grew for "the first time in a long time," CEO Muhtar Kent tells CNBC.» Read More
The Fast Money traders with the trade on Liz Claiborne, Alcoa's earnings, and stocks set to pop, despite low expectations.
"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.
Free cash flow tends to be the best predictor for growth companies whereas earnings are better for mature companies, with CNBC's Herb Greenberg.
Robert Iger, Walt Disney President & CEO, sheds insight on Disney earnings, the ad revenue environment, and the business of sports, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Jeffery Middleswart, Behind the Numbers president, discusses the quality of the strong Q3 earnings reports, and what's really behind the numbers.
Ellen Kullman, Dupont chairman & CEO, discusses company earnings, and the US economy.
Richard Lavin, Group President of Caterpillar Inc., says the company's growth prospects are looking very positive.
Shares of Diamond Offshore Drilling are up more than 3% after reporting better-than-expected earnings, with Larry Dickerson, Diamond Offshore Drilling CEO.
Insight on earnings in the tech and bank space, with the Closing Bell crew.
Scott Wine, Polaris Industries CEO, discusses what's behind the company's record revenue in the third quarter.
A preview of this season's earnings, with Kate Moore, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global senior global equity strategist, and Marc Chaikin, Chaikin Stock Research CEO.
Earnings season kicks off Tuesday and MercBloc's Dan Dicker expects a few surprises.
If the European Financial Stability Facility , which functions like a bank to provide loans to euro zone members who have economic difficulties, "can get leverage behind it ... then this would be a big enough war chest to stop" the euro zone crisis, said Scott Minerd, CIO of the fixed income firm Guggenheim Partners.
Stanley Crouch, Aegis Capital CIO, offers insight on earnings just as the markets slowly lose steam.
Strong third-quarter earnings could be a "positive catalyst" on a U.S. stock market that has been plagued by uncertainty, Eugene Peroni, Advisor Asset Management senior vice president, told CNBC.
Oracle sees Q2 new software license revenue up 6-16%, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.
Brent Thill, UBS analyst, sheds insight on Oracle's earnings.
Kieren Gallahue, the new CEO of CareFusion, discusses what's behind CareFusion stock's 13% growth rate.
Gary Pinge, Regional Head of Consumer & Gaming Research at Macquarie Securities retains his underperform view on Li & Fung due to higher than anticipated cost pressures.
Cisco offered a surprising sign of hope on another brutal trading day, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.