Diagnosing the Earnings Malaise
Earnings disappointments so far have largely been tied to overseas--not U.S.--weakness, as well as sector-specific issues, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
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Perceived disappointing earnings reports have given the market fits this week, but digging below the surface reveals some interesting trends.
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