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Bed Bath & Beyond $BBBY reports earnings after the close Wednersday, after last quarters disaster do we get a Christmas miracle? $BBY also operates Christmas Tree Shops, Christmas Tree Shops andThat!, World Market, Cost Plus World Market and Cost Plus.

Nike $NKE reports earnings after the close Thursday, one of the last for 2017.  Nike shares were hurt earlier by the falling popularity of NFL but have since recovered on better than expected Foot Locker $FL sales.

Micron $MU reports earnings after the close on Tuesday, one of the last for 2017.  Micron shores have soared from explosive growth in DRAM and NAND memory as machine learning and cryptocurrencies took off. 

We finish up 2017 with some important earnings. FedEx Corp $FDX after the close on Tuesday gives us insight into the economy and online retail giants $AMZN. Analysts will look for Christmas Shopping guidance.

Software giant Oracle reported better than expected second quarter earnings but misses on Cloud infrastructure and platform revenue has seen the stock $ORCL fall 4.5% on Friday. $ORCL also lower it's outlook, this followed lowered guidance in Q1.

Financial markets are a buzz with all things Blockchain and Bitcoin with speculation reaching feverpitch.  Rebranded biotech stock Riot Blockchain $RIOT surged over 45% on Monday after it announced a merger of majority owned Tesspay with Cresval Capital.

CVS has responded to Amazon threats by agreeing to buy Aetna $AET for about $69 billion, creating a drugstore with insurance giant. Rumors have swirled recently that Amazon's $AMZN next segment of American society it intends to be gobble up is healthcare.

Autodesk $ADSK shares were wrecked 13% lower after it announced a surprise restructuring plan with quarterly earnings Tuesday. ADSK said the plan was part of it's cloud growth phase. The software company will layoff 1,150 employees with the plan.

Home Improvement Retailer Lowe's $LOW like it's brethren Home Depo t $HD was able to take advantage of last quarter's natural disasters, with a 6.% increase in sales to revenue of $16.8 billion.

Retail giant Wal-Mart $WMT on Thursday reported better than expected third-quarter earnings and guided higher for Q4. Notable was its e-commerce sales jumped 50%. WMT stock was up over 5% premarket.

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