What Alcoa's Beat Shows Us

Today, Fool.com analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman look at Alcoa's narrow earnings beat to kick off earnings season, and what the adjusted EPS figure shows us.

Alcoa certainly still had a weak quarter, though, and Taylor looks at how this rippled through to affect other major materials companies.

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