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Global markets live: Take-Two, ASML, Spirit Airlines, Applied Materials, Foot Locker...

05/20/2022 | 11:45am 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.



  • Compagnie Financière Richemont: Annual results are up sharply. The dividend is raised to CHF 2.25.
  • Ross Stores: After Walmart, Target and others, it's the company's turn to drop on disappointing forecasts.
  • Take-Two Interactive and Zynga shareholders approve the merger.
  • ASML plans to develop a new prototype chip-making machine by 2023.
  • Crown Resorts shareholders approve Blackstone's $6.3 billion buyout offer.
  • Canada set to ban Huawei and ZTE from 5G networks.
  • Nestlé delivers 22 tons of milk powder to the US.
  • Straumann buys German remote dentistry specialist.
  • Ford recalls 350,000 vehicles for fire risk.
  • Zurich Insurance sells its Russian business to its local team.
  • Candy Ventures confirms interest in THG.
  • Spirit Airlines asks its shareholders to reject JetBlue's offer.
  • Applied Materials - The semiconductor equipment and materials specialist announced that its revenue and profit forecasts for the current quarter were below Wall Street expectations.
  • Foot Locker - The U.S. sports retailer posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit and an increase in its annual outlook.
  • The Boeing Company - The Starliner space capsule designed and built by the group was launched Thursday to the International Space Station, a long-awaited success after two years of delays and significant cost overruns.
  • Tesla - Elon Musk, the electric carmaker's chief executive, said Thursday that he has the company on his mind "24 hours a day, seven days a week," trying to reassure investors who fear his proposed takeover of Twitter would distract him from his core duties.
  • Farfetch - Richemont said Friday that discussions with several interlocutors on the creation of an online sales platform were progressing but taking time. In November, the Swiss company announced its intention to sell a stake in its subsidiary Yoox Net-a-Porter to Farfetch.

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Stocks mentioned in the article
ChangeLast1st jan.
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 0.65% 86.56 Delayed Quote.-45.35%
ASML HOLDING N.V. 3.88% 437.55 Real-time Quote.-40.36%
COMPAGNIE FINANCIÈRE RICHEMONT SA 1.04% 99.3 Delayed Quote.-28.22%
CROWN RESORTS LIMITED 0.31% 13.09 Delayed Quote.9.45%
FARFETCH LIMITED -5.80% 7.47 Delayed Quote.-77.65%
FOOT LOCKER, INC. -5.11% 24.53 Delayed Quote.-43.78%
FORD MOTOR COMPANY -1.25% 11.06 Delayed Quote.-46.08%
NESTLÉ S.A. -0.31% 114.54 Delayed Quote.-9.79%
ROSS STORES, INC. 0.23% 73.99 Delayed Quote.-35.40%
SPIRIT AIRLINES, INC. 0.91% 24.36 Delayed Quote.11.49%
STRAUMANN HOLDING AG 0.51% 119.3 Delayed Quote.-38.69%
TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC. -1.12% 125.62 Delayed Quote.-28.52%
TARGET CORPORATION -0.62% 144.81 Delayed Quote.-37.04%
TESLA, INC. -0.57% 695.2 Delayed Quote.-34.22%
THE BOEING COMPANY -1.01% 136.31 Delayed Quote.-31.60%
WALMART INC. 0.71% 125.13 Delayed Quote.-14.13%
ZURICH INSURANCE GROUP LTD 1.71% 415.6 Delayed Quote.2.05%