Romain Fournier

Chief Editor
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, HSBC, Apple, Pfizer, Qualcomm...

05/02/2022 | 11:58am EDT

Every morning, the MarketScreener team selects the most important information concerning listed companies in the world.




  • Amazon slumped 14% on Friday, its biggest drop in 15 years, after disappointing results.
  • Alimentation Couche-Tard is reportedly negotiating a tie-up with EG Group, according to the Wall Street Journal.
  • A U.S. pension fund has filed a lawsuit against former Credit Suisse chairman Urs Rohner and 19 other directors and officers in connection with the Archegos Capital bankruptcy.
  • HSBC's largest shareholder, Chinese insurer Ping An, wants the group to be split up.
  • Vestas revises its forecasts downwards.
  • Intesa Sanpaolo reappoints Carlo Messina as CEO.
  • TUI says rising bookings indicate a sustainable recovery.
  • Dormakaba sells its Mesker business.
  • Burkhalter sells Kolb el-consult AG to Oberriet.
  • Berkshire Hathaway - The chairman of the group, Warren Buffett, took advantage of the annual general meeting on Saturday to announce several important investments, including a reinforcement of its holdings in Activision Blizzard.
  • Apple - The European Commission announced Monday that it had informed the group that it believed, on a preliminary basis, that it was abusing its dominant position in the markets for mobile wallets on iOS devices by providing access to NFC technology for contactless payments. The company said that sending this "statement of objections" does not prejudge the outcome of its investigation.
  • Pfizer announced Friday that a large-scale clinical trial of Paxlovid, its COVID-19 treatment, concluded that it was not effective in preventing transmission of the coronavirus between an infected person and other members of their household.
  • Spirit Airlines rejected Monday's $33-per-share bid for Jetblue Airways, saying the deal was unlikely to be approved by antitrust regulators.
  • Qualcomm - Volkswagen has signed a multi-year agreement with the semiconductor maker to develop automated driving technology, German daily Handelsblatt reported Monday.
  • Goldman Sachs - The bank announced Monday that it had reduced its exposure to the Russian credit market to $260 million in March from $650 million at the end of 2021.
  • MGM Resorts International announced Monday a bid for Swedish online gaming group LeoVegas for about $607 million, recommended by its target's board.

Main earnings releases of the day: Moody's, Nutrien, NXP Semiconductors, Mitsui, Expedia, ON Semiconductor, Bénéteau, Piaggio, Bonduelle...

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Stocks mentioned in the article
ChangeLast1st jan.
ALIMENTATION COUCHE-TARD INC. 3.39% 55.17 Delayed Quote.4.09%
AMAZON.COM, INC. 3.58% 116.46 Delayed Quote.-32.56%
APPLE INC. 2.45% 141.66 Delayed Quote.-22.13%
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. 3.75% 417401.44 Delayed Quote.-10.73%
BONDUELLE 0.38% 16.04 Real-time Quote.-23.07%
BURKHALTER HOLDING AG 1.16% 70 Delayed Quote.11.11%
BÉNÉTEAU 1.36% 10.44 Real-time Quote.-26.69%
CREDIT SUISSE GROUP AG 5.15% 5.72 Delayed Quote.-35.53%
DORMAKABA HOLDING AG 3.10% 415.5 Delayed Quote.-31.15%
EXPEDIA GROUP, INC. 8.85% 102.34 Delayed Quote.-43.37%
GOLDMAN SACHS BDC, INC. 2.53% 17.41 Delayed Quote.-9.13%
HSBC HOLDINGS PLC 2.01% 537.2 Delayed Quote.19.74%
INTESA SANPAOLO S.P.A. 2.29% 1.8822 Delayed Quote.-17.23%
MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL 11.30% 30.24 Delayed Quote.-32.62%
MITSUI & CO., LTD. 0.10% 2954 Delayed Quote.8.46%
MOODY'S CORPORATION 2.78% 277.5 Delayed Quote.-28.95%
NUTRIEN LTD. 0.89% 103.45 Delayed Quote.8.80%
NXP SEMICONDUCTORS N.V. 3.78% 159.32 Delayed Quote.-32.61%
ON SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 4.95% 52.97 Delayed Quote.-22.01%
PFIZER, INC. 2.99% 51.59 Delayed Quote.-15.17%
PIAGGIO & C. SPA 0.70% 2.302 Delayed Quote.-19.90%
QUALCOMM, INC. 4.17% 125.1 Delayed Quote.-31.59%
SPIRIT AIRLINES, INC. 2.90% 24.52 Delayed Quote.12.22%
TUI AG -3.71% 1.7 Delayed Quote.-37.06%
VESTAS WIND SYSTEMS A/S -2.16% 164.5 Delayed Quote.-17.75%