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Software and hardware segments suffered amid currency headwinds, but IBM saw strong growth in cloud computing.
German business software maker SAP reported a 15 percent rise in operating profit helped by a cheap euro.
Solid demand for pay-TV in Britain helped Sky post a 20 percent jump in nine-month profit.
Morgan Stanley reported a much stronger-than-expected rise in quarterly profit, boosted by higher revenue from trading bonds and equities.
Tech earnings kick off in a big way next week.
General Electric delivered quarterly earnings that beat analysts' estimates by a penny a share.
American Express beat Wall Street's first-quarter profit estimate but missed on revenue, posting earnings per share of $1.48.
Citigroup's earnings beat is "the big turnaround story for the large-cap banks," analyst Gerard Cassidy tells CNBC.
Goldman Sachs delivered quarterly earnings that topped analysts' expectations on Thursday.
"We are the most profitable money manager in the world," Blackstone Chairman and CEO Steve Schwarzman tells CNBC.
Money is flowing to asset managers as low interest rates create challenges for investors, BlackRock chief Laurence Fink tells CNBC.
Netflix delivered quarterly earnings that fell short of analysts' expectations on Wednesday, although subscriptions beat Street estimates.
Bank of America posted a profit, swinging from a surprise loss a year earlier when it took a charge of $6 billion for litigation expenses.
Sluggishness in the chipmaker's personal computer segment was partially offset by strong growth in its data center business.
Wells Fargo delivers quarterly earnings that topped expectations. "When the Fed does finally move rates" banks will benefit, a top analyst says.
Johnson & Johnson reports quarterly earnings that beat expectations despite a 7.2 percent drag on the strong dollar.
JPMorgan Chase delivered quarterly earnings that topped analysts' expectations on Tuesday, as revenue from fixed-income trading rebounded.
Tom Lee presents a bullish argument for the coming economic data and earnings season.
A massive bet on volatility late last week has options traders bracing for crash protection.
Anton Schutz, Mendon Capital Advisors CIO, shares his favorite stocks in the financial industry.