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: Cisco, Kohl's, Boeing, Ford L'Oréal...

05/19/2022 | 12:25pm EDT

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




Earnings Releases:

  • Cisco: The stock dropped after fiscal Q4 guidance comes in well below expectations.
  • easyJet: Half-year loss reached 545 MGBP, in line with expectations.
  • Tencent: The stock was losing ground in Hong Kong after the release of disappointing quarterly results.
  • Kohl's, which is seeking a buyer under pressure from activist investors, lowered its annual profit target due to the heavier-than-expected impact of rising transportation and labor costs.


In other news:

  • BBVA invests $1.4bn to take 36% of Turkish Garanti.
  • The British antitrust authorities are skeptical about the merger between Veolia and Suez.
  • Société Générale has finalized the sale of its Russian assets, including Rosbank, to Interros Capital.
  • L'Oréal is buying Byredo perfumes from the Manzanita Capital fund, for about €1 billion.
  • A new complaint has been filed against Credit Suisse in the wiretapping case.
  • Green light from the Comco for the merger between Burkhalter and Poenina.
  • International Consolidated Airlines orders 50 B737MAX from The Boeing Company.
  • Brookfield will buy Homeserve at GBp 1200 per share.
  • Sercel (CGG) acquires geocomp, a leading provider of infrastructure monitoring services in the US.
  • Under Armour announced Wednesday the resignation of its chief executive Patrik Frisk, who will be temporarily replaced by Colin Browne, currently chief operating officer.
  • Carvana's license to sell vehicles in Illinois is suspended.
  • Sika acquires US company United Gilsonite Laboratories.
  • DKSH acquires Italian Victa Food.
  • Calida acquires high-end lingerie brand Cosabella.
  • Spirit Airlines - The airline's board of directors urged its shareholders to reject the unsolicited offer from JetBlue Airways
  • The Boeing Company - Britain's IAG announced Thursday that it has agreed to order 50 737 MAX aircraft from Boeing, to be delivered between 2023 and 2027.
  • Ford on Thursday announced a recall of 39,000 2021 Expedition and Lincoln Navigator SUVs, with the automaker warning of an engine compartment fire hazard.

Main earnings reports today: Applied Materials, National Grid, Palo Alto Networks, Xiaomi, Assicurazioni Generali, Julius Bär, Embracer, Ackermans, Eurazeo...

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Stocks mentioned in the article
ChangeLast1st jan.
ACKERMANS & VAN HAAREN NV -2.23% 140.1 Real-time Quote.-15.06%
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. -0.31% 86 Delayed Quote.-45.18%
ASSICURAZIONI GENERALI S.P.A. -5.68% 14.54 Delayed Quote.-17.26%
BBVA -3.62% 4.215 Delayed Quote.-16.70%
BURKHALTER HOLDING AG -1.88% 73 Delayed Quote.18.10%
CALIDA HOLDING AG -0.99% 39.85 Delayed Quote.-17.18%
CARVANA CO. 26.11% 27.58 Delayed Quote.-90.56%
CGG -6.88% 0.7802 Real-time Quote.31.65%
CISCO SYSTEMS, INC. -1.50% 41.96 Delayed Quote.-32.78%
CREDIT SUISSE GROUP AG -4.36% 5.306 Delayed Quote.-37.47%
DKSH HOLDING AG -0.25% 79.4 Delayed Quote.5.71%
EASYJET PLC -4.11% 345.5 Delayed Quote.-35.20%
EMBRACER GROUP AB (PUBL) 3.86% 78.88 Delayed Quote.-21.30%
EURAZEO SE -1.19% 58.15 Real-time Quote.-23.37%
FORD MOTOR COMPANY -1.06% 11.2 Delayed Quote.-45.50%
HOMESERVE PLC -0.26% 1167 Delayed Quote.33.79%
JULIUS BÄR GRUPPE AG -3.75% 42.59 Delayed Quote.-27.67%
KOHL'S CORPORATION 2.55% 29.41 Delayed Quote.-41.93%
L'ORÉAL -0.08% 331.45 Real-time Quote.-20.45%
NATIONAL GRID PLC -0.98% 1066 Delayed Quote.1.58%
PALO ALTO NETWORKS, INC. 2.54% 521.14 Delayed Quote.-8.71%
POEA HOLDPAR -1.53% 51.6 Delayed Quote.15.18%
SIKA AG -4.92% 212.6 Delayed Quote.-41.19%
SOCIÉTÉ GÉNÉRALE -4.44% 19.7 Real-time Quote.-31.75%
SPIRIT AIRLINES, INC. -1.67% 24.14 Delayed Quote.12.36%
SUEZ CANAL COMPANY FOR TECHNOLOGY SETTLING (S.A.E) 0.00% 42.49 End-of-day quote.3.58%
TENCENT HOLDINGS LIMITED 0.52% 348.8 Delayed Quote.-24.04%
THE BOEING COMPANY -1.53% 137.7 Delayed Quote.-30.54%
UNDER ARMOUR, INC. 2.82% 8.74 Delayed Quote.-59.89%
VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT -1.38% 22.22 Real-time Quote.-27.06%
XIAOMI CORPORATION -3.47% 13.36 Delayed Quote.-26.77%