China’s consumer prices climb as Covid prompts food stockpiling

China's consumer prices climb as Covid prompts food stockpiling

Fresh vegetable prices rose by 24% year-on-year in April as consumers stocked up to prepare for potential stay-home orders. Pictured here is a delivery driver for Alibaba’s Hema Fresh supermarket in Beijing on May 10, 2022. Jade Gao | dpa | Getty Images BEIJING — China’s consumer and producer prices rose more than expected in … Read more

April’s consumer price index report expected to show inflation has already peaked

April's consumer price index report expected to show inflation has already peaked

Shoppers inside a grocery store in San Francisco, California, US, on Monday, May 2, 2022. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images April’s consumer price index report is expected to show inflation has already reached a peak — a development that some investors say could temporarily soothe markets. But economists say, even with a … Read more

Peloton, Novavax, Vroom and more

Peloton, Novavax, Vroom and more

Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Peloton (PTON) – Peloton shares plunged 25.8% in the premarket after the fitness equipment maker reported a larger-than-expected quarterly loss and projected current-quarter revenue below estimates due to softening demand. Novavax (NVAX) – Novavax sank 23% in premarket trading after the vaccine maker … Read more

Palantir, Rivian, Uber and more

Palantir, Rivian, Uber and more

Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Palantir Technologies (PLTR) – The data analytics software company’s shares plunged 15.1% in premarket trading after posting a mixed quarter. Palantir reported profit of 2 cents per share, compared to a 4 cents a share consensus estimate. Revenue was higher than expected, however, … Read more

Peloton, Under Armour, Monster Beverage and more

Peloton, Under Armour, Monster Beverage and more

A Peloton exercise bike is seen after the ringing of the opening bell for the company’s IPO at the Nasdaq Market site in New York City, New York, US, September 26, 2019. Shannon Stapleton | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading Friday. Peloton — Shares of Peloton dropped more than 6% … Read more

Uber, Brinker, Generac and more

Uber, Brinker, Generac and more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Uber (UBER) – Uber fell 1% in premarket trading after it reported a quarterly loss and revenue that beat estimates. Uber saw ride volumes increase during the quarter while food deliveries also continued to grow. Brinker International (EAT) – The parent of Chili’s and other restaurant … Read more

Chegg, Expedia, BP and more

Chegg, Expedia, BP and more

James Tahaney loads textbooks on to a pallet in preparation for shipping at the Chegg warehouse in Shepherdsville, Kentucky, April 29, 2010. John Sommers II | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Paramount Global – Shares fell 1.7% after the entertainment giant reported first-quarter revenue below expectations. The … Read more

Paramount Global, Logitech, Chegg and more

Paramount Global, Logitech, Chegg and more

Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Paramount Global (PARA) – Paramount Global fell 4.3% in the premarket, despite quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates. Revenue came in below analysts’ forecasts for the media company, amid increasing video streaming competition and weak ad sales growth. Logitech (LOGI) – Logitech … Read more

China’s Beijing city loosens robotaxi rules for Baidu Apollo Go, Pony.ai

China's Beijing city loosens robotaxi rules for Baidu Apollo Go, Pony.ai

Chinese tech companies Baidu’s Apollo Go and Pony.ai announced Thursday they received permission from Beijing city authorities to remove the safety driver for part of their robotaxi business in a suburban part of the city. Vcg | Visual China Group | Getty Images BEIJING — China’s capital city has moved one step closer toward letting … Read more