This week will be the busiest week of the earnings season. 

Over 160 companies are reporting from Monday to Friday. 

Amazon and Alphabet, both names in Jim Cramer's Action Alerts Plus portfolio, report on Thursday. 

Other companies set to report earnings include McDonald's (MCD - Get Report) , Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG - Get Report) , Intel (INTC - Get Report) , Caterpillar (CAT - Get Report) , Dunkin (DNKN - Get Report) , 3M (MMM - Get Report) .

TheStreet's London Bureau Chief Martin Baccardax took a look at earnings season and how he expects it to affect the first part of 2019. He also broke down how the Chinese stock market is doing and what he expects through the rest of the week.