The company is building a new plant in Arizona, likely to produce material for the iPhone 5s and other products.
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Both are expected to post growth. Analysts are also looking for strong results from Tesla Motors and Time Warner.
The merger would benefit both companies, the open letter to CEO Tim Cook says.
After a full fiscal year without a new iPad release, Apple still leads the global tablet market -- but it's quickly losing ground.
The company has already said that revenue and margins may come in at the high end of its range for the quarter.
This week's highlights include quarterly reports from the two biggest companies by market capitalization, Apple and Exxon Mobil, which are expect to post declining earnings.
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