First, Amazon.com (AMZN) came out with its numbers. The web retailer says its first-quarter profit rose 29%, beating expectations on Wall Street. The numbers were helped by overseas sales, reports the Associated Press. The numbers are up 31% from one year ago.
Apple (AAPL) also blasted through expectations with its numbers, announcing earnings of $1.16 a share, reports CNBC. Analysts had been expecting $1.07 a share. The stock was trading nearly 4% higher in after-hours tradings.
This news follows Yahoo’s (YHOO) positive numbers from yesterday, and Google’s (GOOG) strong earnings report from last week. Microsoft (MSFT) is going to report its earnings tomorrow after the closing bell.