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Harley-Davidson Inc. beat on second-quarter earnings and revenue Tuesday but lowered its 2016 motorcycle shipment guidance in a "precautionary step," given lower U.S. sales this quarter.
Hershey Co. beat second-quarter earnings expectations Thursday.
Colgate-Palmolive Co. shares rose 0.9% after second-quarter earnings beat estimates and the company guided for an earnings gain for the year.
Ford Motor Co.'s stock tumbled 6.1% in premarket trade Thursday, after the automaker reported second-quarter earnings that missed expectations, while revenue beat.
Netgear's Arlo wireless security cameras and Nighthawk routers drove a "stellar" retail performance in Q2.
Dow Chemical Co. reported second-quarter earnings that rose to $3.12 billion, or $2.61 a share, from $1.14 billion, or 97 cents a share, in the same period a year ago.
Ford Motor reported second quarter profit that was weaker than expected as the company said sales in the United States and China did not match company expectations.
Dow Chemical's quarterly profit nearly tripled, helped by a gain related to the restructuring of the Dow Corning joint venture.
The acting director of the Office of Personnel Management advises federal employees to work from home if it's too hot to drive that half hour commute to the office.
Credit Suisse posted a surprise second-quarter net profit and giving a major boost to Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam's turnaround plan.
Oil prices fell to three-month lows on Thursday as producers continued to pump more than needed, filling inventories, and economic growth prospects darkened.
Volkswagen's core autos division posted lower profitability in the second quarter as costs for its diesel emissions scandal and falling sales outweighed gains from cost cuts.
Royal Dutch Shell reported a more than 70 percent fall in quarterly profit on Thursday, well below analyst estimates, blaming weak oil prices, poor refining profits and higher charges resulting from its $54 billion acquisition of BG Group.
The energy sector is the second-best group on a year-to-date basis, trailing only utilities.
Offsetting earnings announcements from two of the globe's biggest brands left stocks basically unchanged on Wednesday.