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BNP Paribas posted better-than-expected 17.5 percent growth in first-quarter net income on Thursday.
Time Warner reported quarterly earnings that topped analysts' expectations on Wednesday.
Volkswagen increased operating profit in the first quarter on cost cuts and improving European auto demand.
Buffalo Wild Wings stock plunged after the restaurant chain failed to meet Wall Street's estimates.
Twitter shares suffered their second-worst day ever after the company revealed earnings before its scheduled announcement.
"We are ahead of our roadmap and we are still accelerating," Chief Financial Officer Jean-Baptiste de Chatillon said.
New British lender TSB Banking Group's first-quarter profit more than doubled from the fourth quarter, boosted by increased lending.
Kraft Foods reported earnings that beat expectations on Tuesday, although revenue was slightly down.
Ford delivered earnings fell short of analysts' expectations, as it sold fewer vehicles in North America due to the rollout of the F-150 pickup truck.
UPS delivered quarterly earnings that topped analysts' estimates on Tuesday, but revenue came in shy of expectations.
Pfizer reported a 4 percent drop in quarterly revenue, while Merck posted earnings that topped expectations.
Apple reported quarterly earnings and revenue that topped expectations, strong iPhone sales, and an expansion to its capital return program.
Oil major BP reported a fall in profits on Tuesday, as the plunging price of oil continues to hit revenues for the sector.
Restaurant Brands International said its loss narrowed in the first quarter compared with the fourth quarter of 2014.
The euro zone's biggest bank Santander on Tuesday reported a 32 percent rise in first-quarter profit from a year earlier.
An options strategy proposed by Goldman Sachs is reaping profits of nearly 50 percent this quarter.
Philips, the lighting, consumer and healthcare products company, said its comparable sales rose 2 percent to 5.3 billion euros ($5.76 billion).
Amazon.com results were in line with Street estimates on Thursday, but its guidance came in light.
Despite missing analyst estimates on the top and bottom lines, Google's stock rose in after-hours trading.
The technology company beat on top and bottom lines, citing strong growth in its hardware, Xbox Live and cloud computing segments.