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Global markets live: Vodafone, Qualcomm, Microsoft, Tesla, Intel...

01/26/2022 | 10:58am EDT

Every morning, the MarketScreener team selects the most important and relevant news about listed companies around the world.




  • Vodafone, Qualcomm and Thales demonstrate the first ever smartphone with iSIM technology. 
  • Threat of strike at Airbus in the UK over wages. 
  • Nvidia would give up on buying ARM, according to concordant sources.
  • Microsoft reports strong results and a higher-than-expected outlook, helping the stock gain 1.2% post-trade.
  • Texas Instruments rebounds 3.7% post-trade after its results.
  • Tod's revenues explode 40% in 2021.
  • Vestas reports lower-than-expected guidance.
  • General Motors invests $6B in electric vehicle production in Michigan.
  • Meta (Facebook) looks like it's burying its cryptocurrency project, with Diem possibly going on sale.
  • Macellum is asking Kohl's to sit on the board and publicly commit to exploring a divestiture.
  • Advent and Centerbridge raise their offer for Aareal to EUR 31 per share.
  • Pfizer and BioNTech launch clinical study of Omicron-specific COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Electronic Arts and Lucasfilm partner to launch Star Wars video games.
  • Intel - The European Court of Justice on Wednesday annulled the €1.06 billion fine imposed by the European Commission on Intel 12 years ago for anti-competitive practices. 
  • Apple - The iPhone maker became the top smartphone seller in China for the first time since 2015, according to a ranking released Wednesday by Counterpoint Research.
  • Tesla - Elon Musk said on Twitter that he had driven around the group's Texas plant a prototype of the Cybertruck.
  • The Boeing Company announced Wednesday that it plans to take a $3.5 billion charge in its fourth-quarter accounts due to longer-than-expected delivery delays of its 787s, which are facing problems. 
  • AT&T - The telecommunications and media company reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue Wednesday on strong growth at Warner Media and its HBO streaming platform amid a COVID-19 pandemic that boosted subscriptions to its services.
  • Texas Instruments - The U.S. electronics company on Tuesday forecast better-than-expected sales for the current quarter after posting better-than-expected profit and revenue in the final three months of 2021 on strong chip demand. 
  • Anthem - The U.S. health insurer reported better-than-expected earnings Wednesday on lower COVID-19-related expenses and higher membership.
  • Bank of America - The U.S. bank said on Tuesday it would give about 97 percent of its employees special bonuses worth about $1 billion, mostly paid in stock, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters.
  • Robinhood - The online brokerage said on Tuesday it had taken steps to avoid limitations on trading and be in a "strong position" to deal with unlikely market events. The group said it has a net capital position of $2.7 billion, more than 25 times the amount currently required by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the U.S. securities regulator. 
  • Alphabet - Google, a subsidiary of the group, announced on Tuesday its intention to recruit 200 engineers in Brazil this year to improve its security and privacy tools in the Latin American country.


Today's main earnings releases: Tesla, Abbott, Intel, AT&T, The Boeing Company, Lonza, LG Chem, Fanuc, Epiroc, Essity, Barry Callebaut, Fresnillo... 

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Stocks mentioned in the article
ChangeLast1st jan.
ABBOTT LABORATORIES -0.51% 113.19 Delayed Quote.-19.58%
ADVENT CONVERTIBLE AND INCOME FUND 0.99% 13.25 Delayed Quote.-28.93%
AIRBUS SE 1.39% 106.28 Real-time Quote.-6.76%
ALPHABET INC. -0.16% 2116.1 Delayed Quote.-26.96%
ANTHEM, INC. -0.10% 504.78 Delayed Quote.9.01%
APPLE INC. 0.11% 140.52 Delayed Quote.-20.87%
AT&T INC. 0.66% 21.3 Delayed Quote.14.66%
BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION 0.53% 35.84 Delayed Quote.-19.44%
BARRY CALLEBAUT AG 0.09% 2156 Delayed Quote.-2.71%
BIONTECH SE 0.11% 154.67 Delayed Quote.-40.00%
ELECTRONIC ARTS INC. 0.49% 137.35 Delayed Quote.4.13%
EPIROC AB (PUBL) -2.80% 183.95 Delayed Quote.-19.74%
ESSITY AB -1.10% 251.7 Delayed Quote.-14.79%
EURO / BRAZILIAN REAL (EUR/BRL) -0.12% 5.1427 Delayed Quote.-18.46%
FANUC CORPORATION -2.18% 20370 Delayed Quote.-14.58%
FRESNILLO PLC -0.22% 801.6 Delayed Quote.-10.01%
GENERAL MOTORS COMPANY 2.19% 35.98 Delayed Quote.-38.63%
INTEL CORPORATION 1.27% 42.2 Delayed Quote.-18.06%
KOHL'S CORPORATION 11.89% 40.48 Delayed Quote.-26.75%
LG CHEM, LTD. -0.93% 534000 End-of-day quote.-13.17%
LG CORP. 0.40% 75400 End-of-day quote.-6.80%
LONZA GROUP AG -1.30% 547.8 Delayed Quote.-28.07%
META PLATFORMS, INC. 1.41% 183.83 Delayed Quote.-45.35%
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 1.12% 262.52 Delayed Quote.-21.94%
NVIDIA CORPORATION 5.08% 169.75 Delayed Quote.-42.28%
PFIZER, INC. 0.56% 53.71 Delayed Quote.-9.04%
QUALCOMM, INC. 2.10% 131.23 Delayed Quote.-28.24%
ROBINHOOD MARKETS, INC. 1.32% 9.23 Delayed Quote.-48.03%
TESLA, INC. 4.88% 658.8 Delayed Quote.-37.66%
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS 1.28% 170.01 Delayed Quote.-9.79%
THALES 0.86% 116.75 Real-time Quote.54.61%
THE BOEING COMPANY 2.23% 122.06 Delayed Quote.-40.69%
TOD'S S.P.A. 0.00% 32.62 Delayed Quote.-33.81%
VESTAS WIND SYSTEMS A/S -1.23% 168.06 Delayed Quote.-15.97%
VODAFONE GROUP PLC 0.47% 130.826 Delayed Quote.16.00%