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Learning Earnings: GM, Comcast and Sodastream Report; Facebook on Deck

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General Motors (GM) is among the companies out with earnings this morning. The automaker beat on the bottom line reporting earnings of 96-cents a share, 2-cents better than expectations. Revenues, however, were shy of the consensus at $39-billion even. Comcast (CMCSA) also beat on the bottom line, earning 65-cents a share, a nickel better than estimates, though sales here were also short of expectations. And Sodastream (SODA) has been down more than 12% on these numbers: a 4-cent beat on earnings but a miss on revenues.

Facebook (FB) reports after the closing bell. Shares have been up in early trading, flirting with that $50 a share mark. The stock's had quite a climb since the company's last report, up 31% in the past three months. So, what should traders be looking for in today's report? Yahoo Finance columnist Rick Newman has more in the video above.

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