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Bank of America reported better than expected  third quarter earnings before the bell Monday. Last week JPMorgan Chase $JPM. Wells Fargo $WFC, PNC Financial $PNC and Citigroup $C$C reported.  In Q2 $BAC saw a 43% drop in income taxes to $1.7 billion from $3 billion.

Citigroup reported mixed Q3 18 earnings before the market open Friday. $C Beat on EPS but missed on revenue. $C joined other money center banks JPMorgan Chase $JPM.. Wells Fargo $WFC, PNC Financial $PNC kicking off the reporting season.

Wells Fargo missed third quarter earnings eatimates before the bell on Friday. $WFC reportsed along with JPMorgan $JPM, Citigroup $C and PNC Financial $PNC. Earnings and the stock have been hampered by seemingly endless scandals and their future rebrand.

PNC Financial $PNC reported mixed third quarter earnings before the bell on Friday along with Wells Fargo $WFC, Citigroup $C and JPMorgan $JPM.  They have been beating on a growing loan book with improving interest rate margins but revenue missed forecasts.

JPMorgan Chase $JPM, America's largest bank kicked off the banking sector's Q318 earnings season on Friday before the market opened beating expectations. The other money center major bank Wells Fargo $WFC, Citigroup $C and PNC Financial $PNC also reported.

The SEC filed a law suit against Tesla CEO Elon Musk Thursday after the market close. The Electric vehicle and storage company's $TSLA shares fell 10% in the after hours.   

KB Homes reported better than expected Q3 earnings after the market Tuesday with soaring revenue from its core line despite the U.S. housing recovery stalling. $KBH is benefitting from higher selling prices and increased consumer confidence. The stock rose 5% after the release.

Nike reported much stronger earnings than expected after the close Tuesday however lower margins than expected saw $NKE shares fall about 3.5%. Nike has been courting controversery over its controversial advertisement featuring former NFL player Colin Kaepernick.

Digital payments and point of sales processor (POS) Square launched its new payroll app on Tuesday sending $SQ flying over 9%. Square has been leveraging its data to great affect. Competitors $ADP and $PAYX shares were down on the day.

Memory chip maker Micron reported better than expected earning and revenues after the close Thursday. Revenues jumped 38% year-on-year to a record high of $8.44 billion with diverse demand growth. $MU reversed an intial 4% gain to a 7% loss in after hours. 

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