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Iconic farming, forestry and construction equipment maker Deere beat third quarter earnings reported before the open Wedneday but $DE also cut guidance citing global risks, higher US dollar and higher raw materials and freight costs fueling higher expenses and uncertainty.

China based mobile based social media company Momo Inc. reported better than expected third quarter earnings before the open Tuesday. Total paying users of its live video service and value-added service grew 7% year-over-year.

Security software company Palo Alto Networks reported better than expected fiscal first quarter earnings after the market close Thursday BUT lowered guidance. PANW will acquire Aporeto, which helps identify and segment workloads across cloud and on-premises networks

Stockbroker Charles Schwab $SCHW,the largest U.S. discount brokerage, is to buy TD Ameritrade $AMTD it was announced Thursday. Schwab has gained from the incredible volatility in the stock market bull market with NASDAQ at record highs. However competiton has seen brokerage rates plummet, Interactive Brokers $IBKR and E-Trade are two remaining competitors.

China based video-sharing platform Bilibili, Inc. reported third quarter earnings before the open Tuesday that highlighted surging user numbers but at a high cost. The bottom-line was negatively impacted by a 71% surge in operating expenses to RMB774 million (US$108 million). There was a 70% increase in the cost of revenue to RMB1.5 billion (US$211 million).

Graphic Chips maker NVidia reported better than expected third quarter earnings and revenue after the close Wednesday. $NVDA said their reach is beyond the cloud, to the edge, where GPU-accelerated 5G, AI and IoT will revolutionize the world’s largest industries.

Chip equipment supplier Applied Materials reported better than expected fiscal fourth quarter earnings after the market close Thursday. Last quarter $AMAT showed a 44% dip in earnings as weak performance from all three segments hurt net sales.

Online Dental Products Company SmileDirectClub reported its first earnings after going public with better than expected third quarter revenue after the market close Tuesday.  The stock however plunged 20% and high expenses and legal costs

Canadian marijuana producer Tilray reported mixed third-quarter earnings after the close Tuesday. Revenue beat expectations but losses were larger than expected with higher costs and lower average selling prices. $TLRY rose over 2% on the report.

Planet Fitness reported better than expected third quarter earnings after the close Thursday. The fitness center operator also raised guidance helping $PLNT stock rise over 7% after the report.

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