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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: Tesla, Pfizer, CVS Health, Amazon, Credit Suisse...

08/08/2022 | 12:15pm EDT

Everyday, the MarketScreener team selects the most important news about listed companies across the world. Here is a short recap for your convenience (The list is updated during the session):




  • The Porsche and Piech families want to strengthen their hold on Volkswagen.
  • Tesla, Rivian Automotive and Lordstown Motors gained 1% to 2.4% in pre-market trading after the U.S. Senate passed a sweeping health and climate bill that would provide tax credits for the purchase of electric vehicles and billions of dollars in funding for their production.
  • Siemens Energy warns that its 2022 loss will be heavier than expected, especially because of Russia.
  • London opens investigation into the sale of National Grid's gas transmission business to Macquarie.
  • SoftBank posts $23bn loss in first quarter.
  • Tyson Foods reported better-than-expected quarterly sales, with little change in customer buying behavior linked to price increases.
  • Compagnie Financière Richemont recommends shareholders vote against Bluebell board nominee.
  • Berkshire Hathaway posts a $43.8 billion book loss in Q2 due to falling markets.
  • Pfizer announced on Monday that it had bought Global Blood Therapeutics, a company specializing in blood disease treatments, for $5.4 billion.
  • PostNL is cutting its 2022 earnings target due to inflation.
  • CVS Health is reportedly close to a buyout of Signify Health, according to Bloomberg.
  • Oz Minerals rejects an informal AUD25-per-share offer from BHP Group.
  • Elon Musk challenges Twitter's CEO to a public debate on bots.
  • Amazon acquires iRobot for $1.7 billion in cash.
  • Credit Suisse says it does not have a large exposure to Mexican Credito Real.
  • California's motor vehicle agency accuses Tesla of lying to consumers about its self-driving technologies.
  • Eni buys floating liquefaction facility in the Republic of Congo.
  • Emerson Electric announced Monday that it will sell its InSinkErator food waste disposer brand to Whirlpool for $3 billion.
  • United Parcel Service announced on Monday that it would buy Italian medical logistics company Bomi without specifying the amount of the deal, but the Wall Street Journal reported that it could be worth several hundred million dollars.

Main earnings reports today: Dominion Energy, BioNTech, International Flavors & Fragrance, Barrick Gold, Palantir, Porsche, Take-Two, Siemens Energy, ICA Gruppen... The whole agenda is here.

© MarketScreener.com 2022
Stocks mentioned in the article
ChangeLast1st jan.
AMAZON.COM, INC. -2.72% 114.8 Delayed Quote.-31.14%
BARRICK GOLD CORPORATION 1.52% 20.68 Delayed Quote.-15.30%
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. -0.98% 406700 Delayed Quote.-8.87%
BIONTECH SE -0.14% 133.6 Delayed Quote.-48.18%
COMPAGNIE FINANCIÈRE RICHEMONT SA -0.37% 92.56 Delayed Quote.-32.15%
CREDIT SUISSE GROUP AG 1.46% 3.886 Delayed Quote.-56.85%
CVS HEALTH CORPORATION -1.20% 96.98 Delayed Quote.-4.85%
DOMINION ENERGY, INC. -5.08% 71.06 Delayed Quote.-9.55%
EMERSON ELECTRIC CO. -1.09% 74.2 Delayed Quote.-20.19%
ENI SPA 0.85% 10.89 Delayed Quote.-11.60%
ICA GRUPPEN 0.15% 536 End-of-day quote.0.30%
INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS & FRAGRANCES INC. -3.87% 91.58 Delayed Quote.-39.21%
LORDSTOWN MOTORS CORP. -6.93% 1.88 Delayed Quote.-45.51%
MACQUARIE GROUP LIMITED -4.24% 152.74 Delayed Quote.-22.34%
NATIONAL GRID PLC 0.28% 940.2 Delayed Quote.-11.55%
OZ MINERALS LIMITED 0.12% 25.78 Delayed Quote.-8.75%
PALANTIR TECHNOLOGIES INC. 1.76% 8.08 Delayed Quote.-55.63%
PFIZER, INC. -0.61% 44.16 Delayed Quote.-25.22%
PORSCHE AG 0.00% 79.5 End-of-day quote.0.00%
PORSCHE AUTOMOBIL HOLDING SE -1.35% 59.7 Delayed Quote.-27.61%
POSTNL N.V. 0.35% 1.71 Real-time Quote.-55.47%
RIVIAN AUTOMOTIVE, INC. -7.90% 32.31 Delayed Quote.-68.84%
SIEMENS ENERGY AG -1.19% 11.185 Delayed Quote.-49.67%
SOFTBANK GROUP CORP. -2.60% 4900 Delayed Quote.-7.42%
TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC. -4.91% 108.58 Delayed Quote.-38.90%
TESLA, INC. -6.81% 268.21 Delayed Quote.-23.86%
TWITTER, INC. -1.18% 42.74 Delayed Quote.-1.11%
TYSON FOODS, INC. -2.54% 66.85 Delayed Quote.-23.30%
UNITED PARCEL SERVICE INC -1.08% 165.32 Delayed Quote.-22.87%
VOLKSWAGEN AG -0.51% 127.68 Delayed Quote.-27.62%