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Global markets live: LVMH, Berkshire Hathaway, JetBlue, Walmart, Tencent...

05/17/2022 | 12:06pm EDT

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




  • LVMH launches a share buyback program
  • Berkshire Hathaway announced on Monday that it has increased its stake in Citigroup, McKesson and Paramount Global and that it has sold almost its entire stake in Verizon.
  • Elon Musk says a deal to buy Twitter at a lower price than announced is not out of the question.
  • CVC drops its bid to buy Bramble.
  • Daimler Truck raises annual revenue forecast, record order book.
  • JetBlue launched a $3.3 billion hostile takeover bid for Spirit Airlines.
  • Sonova raises its dividend after a good fiscal year 2021/2022.
  • Enel wants to sell 50% of its subsidiary Gridspertise.
  • Walmart lowered its annual profit forecast due to high labor costs and inflation.
  • The Home Depot raised its full-year revenue and profit forecast following strong first-quarter results.
  • United Airlines raised its revenue estimate for the current quarter despite capacity cuts.
  • Tencent Music reported a 15% decline in quarterly revenue, in line with market expectations.
  • Video game publisher Take-Two Interactive reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit.
  • KKR will buy British energy company ContourGlobal for 1.75 billion pounds ($2.08 billion).
  • Intercontinental Exchange announced Tuesday that it will sell its stake in securities settlement platform Euroclear Holding for 709 million euros to Caisse des Dépôts and Belgian state-owned holding company SFPI.
  • Activist investor Elliott Investment Management sold its stake in Duke Energy during the first quarter.

Main earnings reports today: Walmart, The Home Depot, Vodafone, Engie, Daimler Truck, Sonova, NIBE Industrier, Euronext, Deutsche Wohnen, Pershing Square ...

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Stocks mentioned in the article
ChangeLast1st jan.
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. 0.07% 414148.01 Delayed Quote.-8.17%
BRAMBLES LIMITED -2.74% 11 Delayed Quote.6.40%
DAIMLER TRUCK HOLDING AG 5.16% 23.93 Delayed Quote.-29.53%
DEUTSCHE WOHNEN SE -0.46% 21.84 Delayed Quote.-40.67%
DUKE ENERGY CORPORATION 1.17% 107.58 Delayed Quote.2.55%
ENEL S.P.A. 1.00% 5.224 Delayed Quote.-26.54%
ENGIE 1.37% 10.524 Real-time Quote.-20.21%
EURONEXT N.V. -0.23% 76.8 Real-time Quote.-15.64%
INTERCONTINENTAL EXCHANGE, INC. -0.54% 95.5 Delayed Quote.-30.17%
JETBLUE AIRWAYS CORPORATION -3.03% 8.31 Delayed Quote.-41.64%
KKR & CO. INC. -0.65% 47.34 Delayed Quote.-36.46%
LVMH MOËT HENNESSY LOUIS VUITTON SE 2.38% 611.5 Real-time Quote.-17.80%
NIBE INDUSTRIER AB (PUBL) -0.19% 84.4 Delayed Quote.-38.16%
PERSHING SQUARE HOLDINGS, LTD. 1.57% 29.2 Real-time Quote.-30.05%
SONOVA HOLDING AG -1.06% 315.8 Delayed Quote.-10.76%
TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC. -1.12% 125.62 Delayed Quote.-28.52%
TENCENT MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT GROUP -7.10% 4.97 Delayed Quote.-27.45%
THE HOME DEPOT, INC. -0.05% 283.58 Delayed Quote.-31.67%
TWITTER, INC. -0.44% 38.21 Delayed Quote.-11.59%
UNITED AIRLINES HOLDINGS, INC. -0.84% 36.66 Delayed Quote.-16.26%
VODAFONE GROUP PLC 1.04% 128.02 Delayed Quote.13.06%
WALMART INC. 0.71% 125.13 Delayed Quote.-14.13%