It's hard to predict how the upcoming earnings season will go, which kicks off this week. A record number of companies are giving guidance. Still there are high hopes for results, which begin in the coming days from JP Morgan Chase (JPM) - Get Report , Wells Fargo (WFC) - Get Report and Citigroup (C) - Get Report . This week will be a holiday shortened one as the markets are closed Friday for the Good Friday holiday. U.S. trucking giants Swift (SWFT) and Knight (KNX) - Get Report are merging. According to CNBC, this will combine two of the largest trucking companies in the United States in a deal that could be worth $5 billion. Swift and Knight are both based in Phoenix and are among the top carriers in the highly fragmented market for truckload services. Google (GOOGL) - Get Report is investing $800 million into LG Electronics to help them make the new OLED screens for smartphones. Electronic Times says the search giant wants to make the investment to secure a stable supply of the displays for the Pixel smartphones.