Martin Baccardax

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Daily Chatter: Here's Where the Markets Stand After Tuesday's Beating

Daily Chatter: Here's Where the Markets Stand After Tuesday's Beating

Global stocks are on the defensive Wednesday, pulling U.S. futures and European shares lower, as investor re-set expectations for corporate profits in the face of rising investment and input costs.

Dow Futures Turn Positive After Boeing Earnings Blowout; Twitter Boosts Nasdaq

Dow Futures Turn Positive After Boeing Earnings Blowout; Twitter Boosts Nasdaq

U.S. stocks attempted to reverse the global tide Wednesday, with futures improving after better-than-expected earnings from Boeing and Twitter and a spate of multi-billion merger deals at home and abroad.

Facebook's Investors Have a Big Day Ahead

Facebook's Investors Have a Big Day Ahead

Facebook shares have fallen more than 4% over the past two days, amid a broader tech sector decline, as investors prep for what could be the social media group's most important earnings update since it went public nearly six years ago.

The Global Stock Market Rout Spreads Across the World

The Global Stock Market Rout Spreads Across the World

Global stocks are on the defensive Wednesday, pulling U.S. futures and European shares lower, as investor re-set expectations for corporate profits in the face of rising investment and input costs.

Comcast Details $30 Billion Bid for Britain's Sky in Takeover Battle With Fox

Comcast Details $30 Billion Bid for Britain's Sky in Takeover Battle With Fox

Comcast says it has financing in place to pay $30.7 billion for Britain's Sky plc as the takeover battle for Europe's biggest pay television group intensifies.

Credit Suisse Shares Surge After Strong Q1, Record Wealth Management Inflows

Credit Suisse Shares Surge After Strong Q1, Record Wealth Management Inflows

Credit Suisse had its best quarter in three years, cementing the case for CEO Tidjane Thiam's turnaround plans and possibly muting calls from activist shareholders to break up the Swiss investment bank.

Apple Suppliers Slide After European, Asian Chipmakers Echo Smartphone Concerns

Apple Suppliers Slide After European, Asian Chipmakers Echo Smartphone Concerns

Apple's European and Asian suppliers are echoing increasing concern that waning smartphone demand will hit chip sales as the world's biggest tech company prepares for a pivotal second quarter earnings report.

Vivendi Slides After Reports Vincent Bollore Questioned in Corruption Probe

Vivendi Slides After Reports Vincent Bollore Questioned in Corruption Probe

Vincent Bollore, the controversial French billionaire, is reportedly being questioned by police just days after installing his son Yannick as chairman of the media group.

Alphabet Shares Gain as Investors Shrug Off Q1 Google Spending Spree

Alphabet Shares Gain as Investors Shrug Off Q1 Google Spending Spree

Alphabet shares are set to rise firmly at the start of trading Tuesday after the Google parent company posted a stronger-than-expected set for first quarter earnings and eased investor concerns over its surging cost base.

SAP Shares Leap After Cloud Business Prompts Full-Year Profit Guidance Hike

SAP Shares Leap After Cloud Business Prompts Full-Year Profit Guidance Hike

SAP, Europe's biggest tech company, posted stronger-than-expected first quarter earnings and boosted its full-year sales outlook as its cloud computing business continues to challenge larger U.S. rivals.