Best Buy Revenue Tops Estimates and the Stock Jumps

Text size Best Buy was a big winner during the pandemic as people bought electronics while they stayed at home. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Best Buy earned $1.57 a share on an adjusted basis in its fiscal first quarter, meeting analysts’ estimates. Revenue of $10.65 billion topped forecasts. The stock was rising 8.6% in premarket trading … Read more

Global Covid caseload tops 525.5 mn, deaths surge to over 6.27 mn

The global coronavirus caseload has topped 525.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 6.27 million and vaccinations to over 11.44 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Monday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current … Read more

Global Covid caseload tops 526.7 million, deaths cross 6.28 million

The global coronavirus caseload has topped 527.1 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 6.28 million and vaccinations to over 11.44 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Sunday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current … Read more

N.Korea nuclear threat tops agenda for Biden-Yoon meeting in S.Korea

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article: Article content SEOUL — President Joe Biden and his new South Korean counterpart will search for ways on Saturday to break a diplomatic stalemate with North Korea, as they worry Kim Jong Un could lash out with new nuclear tests. Biden and Yoon Suk-yeol will meet … Read more

Russia ranks ‘unfriendly’ nations; US tops chart

Russian State Duma chairman Vyacheslav Volodin has published on social media a list of “unfriendly nations” ranked by the number of anti-Russian sanctions they have imposed. “They are the ones to be blamed for skyrocketing prices worldwide,” his post read on Thursday, RT reported. The list is headed by the US, with 1,983 distinct sanctions … Read more

Global coronavirus caseload tops 525.3 mn, death toll crosses 6.28 mn

The global coronavirus caseload has topped 525.3 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 6.28 million and vaccinations to over 11.43 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Thursday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current … Read more

Global Covid caseload tops 524.6 mn, deaths surge to over 6.28 mn

The global coronavirus caseload has topped 524.6 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 6.28 million and vaccinations to over 11.42 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Wednesday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current … Read more

Live news: US coronavirus death toll tops 1mn, says Johns Hopkins

The US averaged 263 deaths a day last week, according to data from the CDC © Scott Olson/Getty Images The US death toll from coronavirus has surpassed 1mn, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Although the average daily pace of deaths in the US is less than a tenth of levels reached last winter, … Read more

Sea Game Revenue Tops Estimates, Offsetting E-Commerce Slowdown

(Bloomberg) — Sea Ltd.’s core gaming revenue grew faster than expected in the first quarter, offsetting a slowdown across the rest of the Southeast Asian internet giant’s business as online activity retreats from pandemic-era heights. Most Read from Bloomberg Sea’s gaming arm, its most profitable division, posted sales of $1.14 billion, versus projections for less … Read more

Thai Q1 GDP growth tops forecast but Ukraine war hits 2022 outlook By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: People eat street food in Bangkok’s Chinatown, Thailand, March 17, 2022. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha By Orathai Sriring and Kitiphong Thaichareon BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s economy grew faster than expected in the first quarter supported by a pickup in agriculture and an easing of COVID-19 curbs, but higher inflation remained a drag on … Read more