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Open source Linux software provider Red Hat, who will be acquired by IBM reported earnings after the close Monday, missing on earnings and on revenue. $RHT new products OpenShift and OpenStack have been ramping up revenue from hybrid cloud computing.

Nike reported stronger earnings than expected after the close Thursday however weaker-than-expected sales in North America during its fiscal third quarter and lower margins than expected saw $NKE shares fall about 4.5% after closing at a record high of $88.01.

Memory chip maker Micron reported better than expected earning and revenues after the close Wednesday. $MU had scaled back its forecasts on DRAM and NAND memory chips. $MU was up 8.6% on the news and is now up more than 37% for 2019.

FedEx Corp reported after the close Tuesday missing expectations on tax benefits and with costs and wage rises. $FDX also lowered guidance giving us insight into the slowing international global trade growth trends and threats from online retail giant $AMZN and rivals $UPS and DHL.

Software solutions provider Adobe Systems reported better than expected earnings first quarter earnings on Thursday with a marked increase in revenues. However ADBE guided lower than expected for next quarter disappointing investors.

Cloud enterprise software firm Salesforce.com reported better than expected fourth quarter earnings after the market Monday. $CRM fell on the news however after what was seen as disappointing guidance.Salesforce saw growth from it's $6.5 billion acquisition of MuleSoft.

Auto sales continued to fall in February as U.S. car makers sales continued to fall with the impact of servere weather, the trade war and threat of tariffs. Most SUV sales fell as auto loan rates pressure and gasoline prices stopped falling. Car earnings give us insight into consumer trends.

Independent energy company Apache Corp reported better than expected fourth quarter earnings after the close Wednesday. $APA also raised it's production outlook with record Permian production.

Independant oil and gas company Whiting Petroleum Corp reported worse than expected fourth quarter earnings after the market close Tuesday.  WLL was hurt by lower crude prices and higher oil differentials. Oil differentials significantly increased in December.

Independant energy producer and shale exploration company Matador Resources reported fourth quarter earnings after the close Tuesday. $MTDR reiterated its drilling spend cutbacks and divesting non core assets. The companies main focus is the efficiency of the Wolfcamp and Bone Spring plays in the Delaware Basin.

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