Earnings scorecard: Good, but good enough?

Dan Burrows

Third-quarter earnings season has arrived with a vengeance. In less than 24 hours, we've heard from tech heavyweights Apple (AAPL) and Texas Instruments (TXN), as well as five components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average ($INDU). Mr. Market appears to be ignoring the mostly better news coming out of these bellwethers Tuesday, focusing instead on the latest batch of disappointing housing data.

To help investors keep their eyes on the prize of earnings, revenue and outlooks, here's a recap of the biggest names reporting in time for today's trading session: