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Foot Locker reported an acceleration in sales from the first quarter.
Deere posted lower quarterly earnings on Friday as the soft global agricultural economy depressed sales of its farming machinery.
Caterpillar shares fell after the company's latest retail machine sales report showed a sharp decline.
Shares of NetApp spiked more than 17 percent after the company beat earnings and revenue estimates.
"Our customers like what they're seeing in the stores," Wal-Mart CFO Brett Biggs said.
Shares fell more than 14 percent on Thursday after giving disappointing fiscal third-quarter guidance.
Same-store sales in Wal-Mart's U.S. division grew 1.6 percent, an acceleration from the first quarter's 1 percent lift.
Shares of L Brands are trading higher Thursday after the retailer beat analysts' expectations a day earlier.
Citing a "difficult" retail environment, Target lowers its guidance for the full year.
Lowe's reports quarterly earnings and revenue that missed analysts' expectations, and lowers its full-year guidance.
Staples, the No. 1 U.S. office supplies retailer, reported a 3.7 percent fall in quarterly sales, reflecting a lower store count and a strong dollar.
Popeyes blamed weaker-than-expected same-store sales growth on softness in the restaurant sector.
Tencent's dominance of smartphones in China helped the social network and online entertainment behemoth rack up a 47 percent jump in profit.
Home Depot Tuesday reported earnings and revenue that fell roughly in line with Wall Street's estimates.
Analysts had expected the firm to raise its outlook, due to what they considered a more modest impact from The Sports Authority liquidation.
Shares of Hain Celestial plummeted after it said it's delaying the release of fourth-quarter results while it evaluates its financial reporting.
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