Wall St losses capped as Amazon wins on happy Cyber ​​Monday

Cyber ​​Monday spends record $11.6 billion – report Biogen down after death in Alzheimer’s drug trial Indices Off: Dow 0.47%, S&P 0.60%, Nasdaq 0.35% Nov 28 (Reuters) – Wall Street’s major indices fell on Monday amid concerns over protests in major Chinese cities against strict COVID-19 policies, though gains at Amazon helped limit losses as … Read more

China’s COVID infections hit a record as economic outlook worsens

China hit record high during the Shanghai outbreak in April Cabinet hints at reduction of reserve ratio requirement (RRR) Nomura cuts China’s GDP targets as lockdowns expand Chinese stocks fall, lagging rise in global stocks BEIJING, Nov 24 (Reuters) – China reported a record number of COVID-19 infections on Thursday, with cities across the country … Read more

Foxconn’s huge iPhone factory in China rocked by new worker unrest

Images on the internet show hundreds of workers protesting Surveillance cameras and windows smashed by men with sticks Workers complain about unpaid wages and insufficient food Foxconn says it is working to prevent a recurrence of violence SHANGHAI/TAIPEI, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Hundreds of workers took part in protests at Foxconn’s (2317.TW) flagship iPhone factory … Read more

China widens COVID sidewalks, Apple factory unrest adds to economic concerns

COVID restrictions are increasing as the number of cases increases iPhone factory unrest adds to economic concerns, highlights frustrations Analysts warn of potential for wider lockdowns BEIJING, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Chinese cities imposed more curbs on Wednesday to curb rising coronavirus cases, heightening investor concerns about the economy as new unrest at the world’s … Read more

China’s NetEase tumbles after ending 14-year gaming deal with Blizzard

Nov 17 (Reuters) – Blizzard Entertainment (ATVI.O) said on Thursday it will stop offering games like ‘World of Warcraft’ and ‘Hearthstone’ in China from next year once its deal with NetEase (9999.HK) expires. causing shares in the Chinese internet giant to tumble. California-based Blizzard said it could not reach a deal with NetEase that was … Read more

Amazon is going to lay off thousands of employees Source

Nov 14 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) plans to lay off about 10,000 employees in business and technology roles starting this week, a person familiar with the matter said Monday, in what would amount to the largest such reduction to date. The cuts, previously reported by the New York Times, would cut about 3% of … Read more

Nasdaq, S&P 500 end sharply higher, fueled by inflation optimism

Growth stocks lead value, Nasdaq rises Nasdaq and S&P 500 rise for second day Indexes End: S&P 500 +0.93%, Nasdaq +1.88%, Dow +0.10% Nov 11 (Reuters) – The S&P 500 and Nasdaq finished sharply higher on Friday, continuing a rally that had started the day before after soft inflation raised hopes that the Federal Reserve … Read more

EA lowers booking expectation on strong dollar, gaming slowdown

Nov. 1 (Reuters) – Electronic Arts Inc (EA.O) cut its forecast for annual bookings on Tuesday as the publisher of “FIFA” and “Apex Legends” grapples with the US dollar’s rise this year and a slowdown in the game industry from pandemic heights. The company now expects annual bookings — an indicator of future revenue — … Read more

No Microsoft fixes in first EU antitrust assessment of Activision deal – source

BRUSSELS, Oct. 31 (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp’s (MSFT.O) has offered no remedies to EU antitrust regulators reviewing its proposed $69 billion bid for “Call of Duty” maker Activision Blizzard (ATVI.O) ahead of an expected full-scale EU probe, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday. The US software company is betting on the acquisition … Read more

Exxon’s Record Third Quarter Earnings Nearly Match Apple’s

Oil company beats Wall Street forecast with $19.7 billion profit Exxon’s fossil fuel bets eclipse rivals Shell, TotalEnergies Company projects flat oil production this year on losses in Russia HOUSTON, Oct. 28 (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) surpassed expectations on Friday as rising energy prices fueled a record-breaking quarterly profit, nearly equal to that … Read more