How to Make Earnings Season Profitable Instead of Painful

I don’t expect earnings “watch parties” to be high on most people’s list of fun things to do, but my calendar is full of them as we head into the next reporting season. I’m more of a profits geek than a data nerd – and that’s where the fun comes in. The bottom line is the bottom line. Quarterly earnings give us the most information we ever get about a company’s business. Those fundamentals – along with technicals and Big Money inflows – are the critical factors in my quantitative analysis system that accurately predicts whether a stock will go up or down.