MasterCard reported a better-than-expected profit for the holiday shopping quarter as customers swiped their cards more often.» Read More
The company reported a loss of 1 cent a share on revenue of $758 million.
Barclays reported a 5 percent fall in adjusted pre-tax profit to £1.7 billion ($2.9 billion), as the fixed-income division of its investment bank slowed dramatically.
American International Group delivered quarterly revenue that missed analysts' expectations on Monday.
Pfizer reported revenues well below Wall Street expectations, hurt by falling sales of generic medicines it calls established pharmaceuticals.
JPMorgan Chase expects second-quarter markets revenue will be about 20 percent lower than a year earlier, the company said on Friday.
There's something strange about the Dow's record high, an earnings season in which the 30 stocks that make up the Dow are showing a decrease in earnings.
Chevron, the second-largest U.S. oil producer, said on Friday its first-quarter profit fell 27 percent due to falling crude oil production and prices.
Part-nationalized Royal Bank of Scotland trebled its profit in the first quarter, boosted by effective cost-control and waning impairment charges.
Exxon Mobil reported first-quarter earnings on Thursday that beat Wall Street's expectations.
MasterCard, the world's second-largest credit card company, posted a 14 percent rise in quarterly profit as more customers used cards to shop.
U.K. banking group Lloyds has reported a rise in underlying profit for the first quarter of 2014 as the company plans to restart dividend payments.
Danish insulin manufacturer has posted 15 percent growth in first-quarter operating profit but cut its sales outlook for 2014.
WellPoint reported profit that beat analysts' expectations and said individual exchanges were operating at a profit.
Citigroup analyst Oliver Chen said the accessories company's transformation could take multiple years.
GlaxoSmithKline's sales fell 10%, highlighting the pressures behind last week's decision to trade more than $20 billion of assets with Novartis.
Twitter's net loss grew by more than $100 million in the first quarter, though the company's operating earnings and revenue beat Wall St estimates.
EBay reported first-quarter earnings of 70 cents a share and revenue of $4.26 billion.
BNP Paribas on Wednesday posted a forecast-beating 5.2 percent rise in net profit for the first quarter.
DBS Group Holdings beat expectations as first-quarter core net profit rose 9 percent to record, helped by strong growth in loans.
April's best sector is also the one reporting the worst year-over-year earnings.
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