5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday, August 10

Traders work on the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, August 8, 2022. Andrew Kelly | Reuters Here are the most important news items that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stock futures rise Markets were set to open in positive territory Wednesday morning, ahead of two … Read more

Pinterest (PINS) Q2 2022 earnings

A woman walks past a sign at the headquarters of Pinterest in the South of Market neighborhood of San Francisco. Smith Collection | In the year | Archive Photos | Getty Images Pinterest shares jumped on better-than-expected user numbers even as earnings and revenue missed estimates and the company gave weak guidance for the third … Read more

Musk abandons deal to buy Twitter; company says it will sue

Elon Musk announced Friday that he will abandon his tumultuous $44 billion offer to buy Twitter after the company failed to provide enough information about the number of fake accounts. Twitter immediately fired back, saying it would sue the Tesla CEO to uphold the deal. The likely unraveling of the acquisition was just the latest … Read more

Amazon (AMZN) Q2 2022 earnings

Amazon shares climbed more than 13% in extended trading on Thursday after the company reported better-than-expected second-quarter revenue and gave an optimistic outlook. Here’s how the company did: EPS: Loss of 20 cents Revenue: $121.23 billion vs. $119.09 billion expected, according to Refinitiv Here’s how other key Amazon segments did during the quarter: Amazon Web … Read more

shares crater on ‘recessionary fears’

A video sign displays the logo for Roku Inc, a Fox-backed video streaming firm, in Times Square after the company’s IPO at the Nasdaq Market in New York, September 28, 2017. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Roku shares plummeted more than 25% in extended trading on Thursday after the company missed expectations on the top and … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday, July 28

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) following a Fed rate announcement, in New York City, July 27, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Here are the most important news items that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stock futures look soft US equities markets were set for … Read more

snap: Snap shares plunge 25% as economy, fierce competition slow revenue growth

Snap Inc on Thursday painted a grim picture of the effects of a weakening economy on social media and declined to make a forecast in “incredibly challenging” conditions, sending its shares down 25% and setting off a chain reaction of stocks among rivals. The Snapchat owner said some advertisers continue to face supply-chain disruptions and … Read more

Business Highlights: New crop of EVs, aviation hurdles

___ Automakers targeting average households with new crop of EVs WARREN, Mich. (AP)-In their first rollouts of electric vehicles, America’s automakers targeted people who value short-range economy cars. Then came EVs for luxury buyers and drivers of pickups and delivery vans. Now, the companies are zeroing in at the heart of the market: The compact … Read more

Goldman Sachs, Coinbase and more

Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Goldman Sachs (GS) – Goldman gained 2.6% in premarket trading, following upbeat profit and revenue. Second-quarter earnings came in at $ 7.73 per share, compared to a consensus estimate of $ 6.58 a share. Goldman’s profit dropped from a year ago, however, as … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday, July 18

Netflix signage next to the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York, US, on Friday, Jan. 21, 2022. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Here are the most important news items that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Big earnings week More quarterly earnings reports will stream this week as companies and investors try … Read more