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Romain Fournier

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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.

Global markets live: Amazon, Glencore, Tesla, Roche, Ryanair...

12/08/2022 | 11:57am EST

Every day, the MarketScreener team selects the most important news about listed companies around the world. Here is a short recap for your convenience:




  • The Pentagon awarded a massive cloud contract to four tech heavyweights (Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Oracle).
  • Glencore is backing away from its giant coal project in Australia as part of its environmental policy.
  • Partners Group will acquire a majority stake in Indian renewable energy provider Sunsure. In addition, the valuation of Breitling is said to reach CHF 4.2 billion in the context of the proposed takeover by Partners Group, which already owns 23%.
  • Elon Musk's bankers are considering providing the billionaire with new margin loans backed by Tesla shares to replace some of the high-interest debt he has accumulated on Twitter.
  • Generali is considering the sale of a €20bn life insurance portfolio.
  • Equinor and RWE were selected for wind projects in the US.
  • Siemens allocates €650m to meet improved climate targets by 2030.
  • Two solar developers compete for Enel's assets in Chile.
  • Swissquote expands in Switzerland and internationally.
  • Google brings Maps and Waze teams together to reduce overlap.
  • Roche gets green light from FDA for Alzheimer's test.
  • Ryanair extends CEO Michael O'Leary's tenure through 2028.
  • Barry Callebaut spends $70 million to expand and modernize its Canadian chocolate factory.
  • SIG Group gets a new recycling plant in Brazil.
  • Ion Beam Applications wins major contract in Spain.
  • Walmart, Automatic Data Processing and Johnson Matthey detach coupons.
  • Tesla was down 1.8% in pre-market trading after Bloomberg reported that the U.S. automaker would cut hiring and working hours at its plant in Shanghai, China.
  • Separately, new car sales in China fell in November, down 9.5 percent year-on-year to 1.67 million units, the first decline in six months, according to data released Thursday by the CPCA, an industry federation.
  • Meta Platforms - Representatives of Facebook's parent company, which is being sued by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to block the social networking giant's takeover of Within, are scheduled to speak Thursday in a key battle in the virtual reality market.
  • Exxon Mobil advanced 1.3% in pre-market trading after the group announced an extension of its share buyback plan to $50 billion through 2024, including $15 billion for this year.
  • Chevron announced it has increased its capital expenditure budget for 2023 to $17 billion.
  • Gamestop reported a larger-than-expected loss and lower-than-expected quarterly revenue due to a lack of new hit games and a slowdown in consumer spending. The stock was down 0.4% in premarket trading.
  • Rent the runway - The online clothing rental platform jumped 15.4% in premarket trading as the group raised its revenue forecast for this year.

Today's main earnings reports: Walmart, Broadcom, Costco, Lululemon, Chewy... All the agenda is here.

ę MarketScreener.com 2022
Stocks mentioned in the article
ChangeLast1st jan.
ALPHABET INC. -2.75% 104.78 Delayed Quote.22.11%
AMAZON.COM, INC. -8.43% 103.39 Delayed Quote.34.42%
AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING, INC. -1.61% 225.31 Delayed Quote.-4.13%
BARRY CALLEBAUT AG 0.79% 1915 Delayed Quote.3.88%
BROADCOM INC. -1.35% 597.62 Delayed Quote.8.34%
CHEVRON CORPORATION 0.26% 169.45 Delayed Quote.-5.84%
CHEWY, INC. -1.36% 48.73 Delayed Quote.33.23%
COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION -1.65% 514.8 Delayed Quote.12.77%
ENEL S.P.A. -0.37% 5.362 Delayed Quote.7.00%
EQUINOR ASA 2.11% 299.85 Real-time Quote.-16.53%
EURO / BRAZILIAN REAL (EUR/BRL) 0.92% 5.5385 Delayed Quote.-2.00%
EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION 0.69% 111.92 Delayed Quote.0.77%
GAMESTOP CORP. -1.98% 22.25 Delayed Quote.22.97%
GENERALI -0.55% 18.05 Delayed Quote.9.24%
GLENCORE PLC 1.63% 554.5 Delayed Quote.0.38%
ION BEAM APPLICATIONS, SA 3.95% 18.4 Real-time Quote.18.25%
JOHNSON MATTHEY PLC 0.64% 2373 Delayed Quote.11.57%
LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC. -1.03% 319.42 Delayed Quote.0.74%
META PLATFORMS, INC. -1.19% 186.53 Delayed Quote.56.86%
MICROSOFT CORPORATION -2.36% 258.35 Delayed Quote.7.73%
ORACLE CORPORATION 0.27% 89.62 Delayed Quote.9.35%
PARTNERS GROUP HOLDING AG 0.06% 940 Delayed Quote.15.01%
RENT THE RUNWAY, INC. 0.89% 4.54 Delayed Quote.48.85%
ROCHE HOLDING AG 3.10% 282.35 Delayed Quote.-5.73%
RWE AG -0.98% 40.48 Delayed Quote.-2.67%
RYANAIR HOLDINGS PLC -1.71% 15.25 Real-time Quote.27.07%
SIEMENS AG 0.90% 145.02 Delayed Quote.11.86%
SWISSQUOTE GROUP HOLDING LTD 0.29% 175.6 Delayed Quote.31.16%
TESLA, INC. 0.91% 189.98 Delayed Quote.52.84%
WALMART INC. -1.33% 141.71 Delayed Quote.1.29%