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Retail monster Amazon.com reported mixed second quarter earnings Thursday, beating on revenuebut missing on EPS. The growth in AWS sales fell from 41% in Q1 to first sub-40% growth in five years. $AMZN guided 3Q revenue higher from $66 billion to $70 billion

Internet giant Alphabet, owner of Google reported better than expected second quarter earnings after the market Thursday. Alphabet approved a repurchase of up to an additional $25 billion. $GOOGL stock rose over 8% on the release.

U.S. equity deals rebounded in Q2, highlighted by a surge in IPO activity after IPOs being down by a third for the first six months of the year, to hit a three-year low. US new listings raised $32 billion in the first half of 2019

Electric vehicle and storage company Tesla reported worse than expected earnings Wednesday with a larger loss and lower revenue. $TSLA fell over 10% on the news, however the company reaffirmed full-year delivery guidance, mostly Model 3s.

Social media beast Facebook reported better than expected second quarter earnings after the close Wednesday. $FB also agreed to a $5 billion settlement with the Federal Trade Commission after the 2018 Cambridge Analytica scandal.

Global industrial equipment manufacturer Caterpillar reported worse than expected second quarter 2019 EPS before the market open Wednesday and again warned that China demand was falling and the trade war impacting. $CAT fell 5% on the release.

Motorcycle icon Harley Davidson reported better than expected second quarter earnings Tuesday before the market but with lower profit. $HOG said momentum building internationally and ridership improvement should continue

Oil and gas servicing giant Halliburton reported better than expected second quarter earnings Monday before the market but with lower revenue. $HAL followed earnings from Schlumberger. $HAL said momentum building internationally and activity improvement should continue

The world's largest oil fields service company Schlumberger reported in line Q2 earnings Thursday. The report reflected the expected reduction in North America land activity and seasonal activity in the Northern Hemisphere. Revenue saw the first decline in 10 quarters.

Morgan Stanley reported better than expected second quarter earnings before the bell Thursday as rising markets helped the wealth and investment management business. $MS followed Bank of America $BAC JPMorgan Chase $JPM, Wells Fargo $WFC, PNC Financial $PNC Goldman Sachs and Citigroup $C reporting

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