Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei's consumer business, said Huawei's own operating system for smartphones and laptops could be ready for use in China by fall this year.Technologyread more
British Prime Minister Theresa May could announce her resignation in the next few days, according to U.K. media reports, as she faces increasing pressure from members of her...Europe Politicsread more
Shares of Chinese telecommunications heavyweight Huawei's suppliers took a hit on Thursday afternoon amid the ongoing fallout surrounding the Chinese telecommunications giant.Asia Marketsread more
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The embattled German lender saw its share price hit a record low Monday, down nearly 5% since the start of the year.Banksread more
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China accounted for 40% to 60% of the global increase in trichlorofluoromethane, or CFC-11, emissions between 2014 and 2017, a study found.Scienceread more
CNEX, backed by Microsoft and Dell, filed new allegations in a Texas suit accusing China's Huawei and an executive of trade secrets theft.Technologyread more
Check out the companies making headlines before the bell:
Morgan Stanley – Morgan Stanley is buying Canada-based employee stock plan manager Solium Capital for $900 million in cash. The deal is Morgan Stanley's largest since the financial crisis.
Restaurant Brands International – The parent of Tim Hortons, Popeyes, and Burger King reported adjusted quarterly profit of 68 cents per share, a penny a share above estimates. Revenue topped forecasts and comparable-store sales were better than expected, led by strength at Tim Hortons and Burger King.
Tesla – Tesla has cut 150 of 230 workers at a Las Vegas facility that delivers vehicles to North American customers, according to a Reuters report. Worker quoted in the report say it's a sign that the company expects the pace of deliveries to slow significantly.
Walmart — A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit accusing Walmart and six other retailers of extortion. The retailers had been sued by three plaintiffs accused of shoplifting, who maintained that there was a conspiracy to force accused shoplifters to pay up front or in installment to avoid prosecution.
Lockheed Martin – The defense contractor and others were sued by the government for alleged false claims and kickbacks. The case involves a multibillion-dollar contract to clean up a nuclear site. Lockheed denies the allegation and said it would defend the matter vigorously.
Apple – Apple saw a 19.9 percent drop in smartphone shipments in China during the fourth quarter, according to a report in the South China Morning Post.
Avis Budget – The car rental firm's stock was upgraded to "buy from "sell" at Goldman Sachs in a valuation call, with the price target increased to $35 per share from $30. Goldman feels headwinds facing the industry are already priced in, and that between Avis and publicly traded rival Hertz Global, Avis is the better operator.
Bed Bath & Beyond – The stock was downgraded to "sell" from "hold" at Loop Capital Markets, which said it does not expect the housewares retailer to achieve its current full year guidance.
Nvidia – Bernstein downgraded the chipmaker's stock to "market perform" from "outperform," noting the company's recent cut in earnings guidance and a view that the shares have little opportunity to beat out its peers.