Stockwatch: Is it time to give no quarter?
This article was originally published in Scrip
Does quarterly reporting actually matter at all? In the weeks of the quarterly reporting season, fund managers wake up to more than 50 new emails each morning. Then they glue themselves to their computer screens and dial into conference calls. What starts as a gentle, reasonably benign trickle of information (scripintelligence.com, 18 April 2013) becomes an acute hemorrhage of mixed results announcements, research notes and news reports.