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Here's how Apple and Amazon typically trade after earnings, and lately it hasn't been great

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Apple's and Amazon's third-quarter financial results are on deck after the bell Thursday. The period's report tends to be one of the weaker ones for Amazon's shares, while Apple has been on a losing streak post-earnings, history shows.

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