Having worked in the British, French and Swiss financial press, Romain is able to report on local and international issues, as comfortable in French as in the language of Shakespeare, Romain Fournier leads the editorial team at Marketscreener. Fine connoisseur of the English-speaking markets, Romain delivers an editorial every day on US and UK markets.
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Every day, the Marketscreener team compiles and summarizes the most important information related to listed companies around the world. Today, the earnings season is going pretty well, especially for US banks.
- Taiwan Semiconductor exceeds expectations in Q3.
- Apple is considering turning its Airpods into health terminals, according to the Wall Street Journal.
- Volkswagen denies possible 30,000 job cuts.
- Nippon Steel sues Toyota for patent infringement.
- Fast Retailing 's earnings lower-than-expected.
- Amazon is looking for used cargo planes that can fly from the U.S. to China.
- MDXHealth aims for a US listing.
- EPAM to buy Emakina at EUR 29.66 per share.
- Wisekey reports 34% growth over nine months.
- Morgan Stanley reported a stronger-than-expected rise in third-quarter profit on Thursday, as the U.S. bank benefited from record merger and acquisition activity. In pre-market trading, its stock gained 1.7 percent.
- Bank of America gained 2.2 percent in premarket trading after it reported better-than-expected quarterly results Thursday, helped by strong growth in its credit and equity trading divisions and a $1.1 billion reduction in provisions.
- Citigroup reported better-than-expected earnings, helped by the reversal of provisions and its consulting business.
- Wells Fargo's third-quarter profit rose on the reversal of provisions. The California-based bank's stock rose 1.4% in premarket trading.
- The Boeing Company - A new malfunction has been identified on the 787 Dreamliner built over the past three years that involves some titanium parts that are not as strong as expected, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, citing people close to the matter. The stock is down 1.1% in premarket trading.
- UnitedHealth - The No. 1 U.S. health insurer reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, helped by a jump in revenue at its Optum division, which handles pharmacy benefits. The stock is up 2.6 percent in premarket trading.
- Walgreens Boots Alliance saw its quarterly profit jump 68% on higher sales at its U.S. and U.K. pharmacies. In pre-market trading, the company gained 1.6%.
- Domino’s Pizza fell 6% in pre-market trading after its U.S. same-store sales surprisingly fell in the third quarter due to a slowdown in delivery demand.
- Walmart, Target- U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday urged the private sector, especially retailers, to do everything possible to reduce supply chain bottlenecks that threaten holiday sales.
- Shopify - The Canadian e-commerce platform announced Thursday that it has entered into a cloud partnership with Microsoft and Oracle to allow its marketplace customers to streamline their operations.
Key earnings reports: UnitedHealth, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Morgan Stanley, Citigroup, Rio Tinto, Fast Retailing, Temenos, La Française des Jeux, Hays, Vétoquinol...
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