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Glencore has posted a 29 percent fall in first-half earnings on sliding metal and oil prices.
Carlsberg reported second-quarter operating profit below expectations, hit by a market decline in Eastern Europe.
Wal-Mart Stores reported quarterly earnings that fell short of analysts' expectations on Tuesday, and the retailer cut its full-year guidance.
Home Depot reported a better-than-expected rise in quarterly same-store sales, helped by a recovery in the U.S. housing market.
J.C. Penney reported a 2.7 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by higher sales in its home goods, jewelry, and at the Sephora departments.
News Corp. shares traded higher in after-hours trading after the company beat EPS estimates and announced a dividend.
India unit reports a 20 percent slide in second-quarter sales, after its Maggi noodles were pulled off shelves due to safety concerns.
German industrial group reports jump of more than a third in its operating profit, driven by its elevators and European steel units.
Macy's delivered quarterly earnings and revenue that fell short of analysts' expectations.
Alibaba delivered quarterly earnings that topped analysts' expectations on Wednesday, but revenue was light.
German consumer goods group Henkel reported a 14 percent increase in second-quarter sales and core profit.
G4S met expectations with a 5 percent rise in first-half adjusted operating profit and said productivity improvements would continue to feed through in the second half.
Germany's top utility E.ON has called for a clear political framework for its loss-making gas- and coal-fired power plants.
Three key points to watch when Alibaba reports quarterly numbers before Wednesday's stock market open.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is facing some headwinds as it prepares to report earnings ahead of the bell Wednesday, two analysts told CNBC.
Adecco boosted second-quarter net profit 22 percent to 177 million euros ($194.4 million).
Fast casual burger chain Shake Shack also raised guidance and announced a proposed second offering.
Shares of the company fell more than 2 percent in after-hours trading following the earnings announcement.
Value names and off brand retailers may rise above headwinds this earnings season, Dana Telsey said.
Cablevision lost more video subscribers as customers continued to shift to bundled services from telecom carriers and streaming service providers.