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Global industrial equipment manufacturer Caterpillar reported third quarter 2018 earnings before the market open Tuesday beating estimates but weaker guidance due to global and trade tensions have hit the stock price.

Oil and gas servicing giant Halliburton reported better than expected earnings Monday before the market. $HAL follows earnngs from Schlumberger and ahead of Baker Hughes a GE Co. boosted by shale fracking activity spurred on by high oil prices but hampered by Permian bottlenecks

Industrial and aerospace heavyweight Honeywell $HON reported better than expected earnings on Friday before the market opened . Aerospace business, warehouse automation business and momentum in Homes and ADI global distribution all contributed.  

The world's largest oil fields service company Schlumberger reported largely in line Q3 earnings Friday. North American revenue jumped last quarter 43% to $3.14 billion and since then U.S. oil production has climbed to 11.20 mbpd.

German software giant SAP reported worse than expected third quarter earnings on lower margins Thursday. Despite cloud related sales up 37% and a robust guidance as it takes on cloud giants Amazon (AWS) and Microsoft $SAP Slumped 7.5%.

Aluminum producer Alcoa reported better than expected third quarter earnings on revenue down 5% sequentially on lower aluminum prices Special items of $160M driven by pension/OPEB action written off.  Warned again on the Trade War affect and tariffs. 

Railway giant CSX Corp delivered better than expected Q3 earnings. $CSX achieved a record operating rartio with increases in fuel recovery, price rises and volume growth in most markets. Railway companies Canadian Pacific $CP and Kansas City Southern $KSU report later this week.

Streaming giant Netflix reported better than third quarter earnings after the close Tuesday. Analysts focused on the FANG leaders much higher domestic and international subscribers which saw $NFLX gap up 12%, last quarter $NFLX collapsed over 12% in after hours.

Goldman Sachs, America's largest investment bank reported better thane expected third quarter earnings before the bell Tuesday. Concerns exist over $GS equity trading revenue. These are the first earnings under new CEO David Solomon.

Morgan Stanley reported better than expected third quarter 2018 earnings before the bell Tuesday. $MS follow the other major banks; Bank of America $BAC JPMorgan Chase $JPM. Wells Fargo $WFC, PNC Financial $PNC and Citigroup $C$C reporting

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