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: Meta, Goldman Sachs, Novartis, Tesla, Boeing...

01/10/2022 | 11:59am EDT

Every morning, the MarketScreener team compiles the most important news about listed companies in the world.




Alcon completes the acquisition of California-based Ivantis.

Meta Platforms (ex-Facebook) communications director John Pinette is leaving the company, and will be replaced on an interim basis by Chris Norton, the company's vice president of global communications.

Shockwave Medical may be acquired, according to Bloomberg.

Novartis will license COVID-19 treatment ensovibep from Molecular Partners.

Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley are said to be the advisory banks selected for Reddit's IPO.

BPER raises its offer for Banca Carige.

KKR - A group of directors of Telecom Italia (TIM), a company the U.S. fund wants to buy, has asked the telecom operator's chairman to call a special meeting to appoint a new chief executive, two sources close to the matter said.

Idorsia obtains approval for daridorexant in the US.

Xlife Sciences confirms its intention to be listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange.

Tesla - The automaker is down 1.3 percent to $1,013.8 in pre-market trading, heading for a fifth straight session of declines, after a tweet from CEO Elon Musk announcing a price hike for the autonomous driving assistance option in vehicles sold in the U.S. to $12,000 starting Jan. 17.

Take-Two Interactive SoftwareZynga - U.S. video game publisher Take-Two will buy mobile game specialist Zynga, creator of FarmVille among other games, on the basis of a global valuation of nearly $12.7 billion, including debt, the two groups announced Monday. Zynga shares gained 53% in pre-market trading, while Take-Two lost 8%.

Moderna - The company raised its sales forecast for its COVID-19 vaccine this year to about $18.5 billion from the $17 billion to $22 billion range announced in November.

The Boeing Company - A U.S. appeals court on Friday night revived a lawsuit filed by a group of the aircraft manufacturer's shareholders in the case of the deadly 737 MAX accidents in Indonesia and Ethiopia in 2018 and 2019 by overturning a lower court's decision. Among other things, the plaintiffs accuse Boeing officials of public misrepresentation.

General Motors announced Sunday that it recognizes California's authority to set emissions standards under the federal Clean Air Act, making the automaker's vehicles eligible for state fleet purchases.

Nike - The sports equipment maker's shares lost 0.6% to $156 in pre-Wall Street trading as HSBC lowered its recommendation on the stock to "hold" from "buy", with a price target reduced from $184 to $182. The intermediary notes persistent problems with supply chains.

Lululemon Athletica - The sportswear retailer said Monday it expects the Omicron variant of the coronavirus to have a negative impact on its fourth-quarter results, as the company was forced to reduce store hours during the holiday season. 

Beyond Meat-  Pizza Hut, a restaurant chain owned by Yum Brands, launched a permanent menu offering of its "plant-based sausage.

Reviva Pharma - The Food and Drug Administration gave the green light to continue two late-stage clinical trials of an experimental schizophrenia treatment, with brilaroxazine meeting its primary endpoint in an interim study.

Amazon - The U.S. online retail giant has filed new legal challenges in its dispute with Indian retailer Future Group after the competition authority suspended a 2019 deal between the two groups, four sources close to the matter told Reuters on Sunday.

Royal Caribbean Cruises announced Friday evening the suspension of some of its cruise operations due to the increase in cases of contamination by the Omicron variant of the coronavirus.

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Stocks mentioned in the article
ChangeLast1st jan.
BEYOND MEAT, INC. 9.40% 28.63 Delayed Quote.-56.06%
BPER BANCA S.P.A. -0.42% 1.885 Delayed Quote.3.40%
FEEDER CATTLE?FUTURES (GF) - CMG (ELECTRONIC)/C1 0.09% 154.72 End-of-day quote.-7.37%
GENERAL MOTORS COMPANY 3.07% 38.57 Delayed Quote.-34.21%
IDORSIA LTD 4.44% 15.52 Delayed Quote.-16.74%
KKR & CO. INC. 2.94% 56.04 Delayed Quote.-24.78%
LIVE CATTLE (LE) - CMG (ELECTRONIC)/C1 -0.21% 132.125 End-of-day quote.-5.23%
LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC. 2.15% 293.65 Delayed Quote.-24.98%
META PLATFORMS, INC. 1.83% 195.13 Delayed Quote.-41.99%
MODERNA, INC. 8.73% 147.66 Delayed Quote.-41.86%
MOLECULAR PARTNERS AG 5.62% 7.33 Delayed Quote.-58.87%
MORGAN STANLEY 1.71% 86.45 Delayed Quote.-11.93%
MSCI TAIWAN (STRD) 2.89% 614.431 Real-time Quote.-19.54%
NIKE, INC. 2.70% 115.99 Delayed Quote.-30.41%
NOVARTIS AG -0.80% 87.12 Delayed Quote.8.52%
ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES LTD 4.79% 58.19 Delayed Quote.-24.33%
S&P 500 2.47% 4158.24 Real-time Quote.-12.76%
SHOCKWAVE MEDICAL, INC. 3.36% 174.33 Delayed Quote.-2.24%
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. 0.90% 78.7 End-of-day quote.0.13%
TELECOM ITALIA S.P.A. 0.36% 0.2804 Delayed Quote.-35.42%
TESLA, INC. 7.33% 759.63 Delayed Quote.-28.12%
THE BOEING COMPANY 3.52% 132.23 Delayed Quote.-36.55%
TILRAY BRANDS, INC. -2.36% 4.55 Delayed Quote.-35.28%
VIVENDI SE 0.32% 11.03 Real-time Quote.-7.23%
YUM BRANDS 1.71% 119.77 Delayed Quote.-15.20%