Here Are the Four Big Things Companies Talked About on Their Latest Earnings Calls

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The latest earnings season is coming to a close, with 458 companies in the S&P 500 having already reported earnings. Goldman Sachs has a new note out reviewing the earnings transcripts of S&P 500 companies in order to keep tabs on key trends. Keep in mind that roughly 72 percent of firms have beat on earnings, with the energy sector performing the best with 75 percent of companies in the group topping earnings projections, according to Bloomberg data. 

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