Assist of the Night: Nikola Jokic - December 4, 2021
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Assist of the Night: Nikola Jokic - December 4, 2021
Microsoft Corp is buying "Call of Duty" maker Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion in the biggest gaming industry deal in history as global technology giants stake their claims to a virtual future. The all-cash deal announced by Microsoft on Tuesday, its biggest-ever acquisition, will bolster its firepower in the booming videogaming market where it takes on leaders Tencent and Sony. It also represents the American multinational's bet on the "metaverse", virtual online worlds where people can work, play and socialize, as many of its biggest competitors are already doing.
Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSX:TD)(NYSE:TD) outperformed in 2021. Can it keep up the momentum in 2022? The post Will TD Bank Stock Keep Outperforming in 2022? appeared first on The Motley Fool Canada.
Today Exotec, a leader in global warehouse robotics, announced $335M in Series D funding at a $2B valuation. The Growth Equity business within Goldman Sachs Asset Management led the round with follow-on investments from 83North and Dell Technologies Capital. Exotec will leverage the funds to continue to launch large-scale deployments in North America, Europe, and Asia for global brands. The company also plans to hire 500 new R&D engineers by 2025 to accelerate the development of its high-perform
Omineca Mining and Metals Ltd. (TSXV: OMM) ("Omineca") announces the grant of 1,300,000 stock options pursuant to its stock option plan. 300,000 of the options were granted to directors and executive officers, with the balance granted to consultants. The options are exercisable at $0.20 per share and, if not exercised, expire January 13, 2027, subject to earlier expiration in accordance with the stock option plan and the applicable policies of the TSX Venture Exchange.
Hugo Boss said on Tuesday that it had exceeded its full year sales targets after fourth quarter earnings helped propel the German fashion house back to nearly pre-pandemic levels. The full balance sheet will be published on March 10.
Shopify (TSX:SHOP)(NYSE:SHOP) shares dropped 6% last week, down 10% in the last year. What happened, and will Motley Fool investors see a recovery? The post Why Shopify Stock Fell 6% Last Week appeared first on The Motley Fool Canada.
The head of Japan's main steel industry lobby said on Tuesday the European Union's decision to extend anti-dumping measures on electrical steel from Japan was inappropriate and it would consider taking action. On Monday, the EU extended setting minimum prices for electrical steel from Japan, China, Russia, South Korea and the United States for five years on the basis that producers would otherwise dump it on the EU market.
On January 18, Contemporary Amperex Energy Service Technology Ltd. (CAES), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd. (CATL), rolled out its battery swap solution EVOGO featuring modular battery swapping at its first online launch event. Comprised of battery blocks, fast battery swap stations and an app, EVOGO will be first launched in ten cities, said Chen Weifeng, general manager of CAES.
BEIJING (Reuters) -Starbucks, which has seen sales slow in China due to COVID-19's fallout, is attempting to widen its reach in its second-biggest market globally by distributing its coffees through the country's dominant food delivery firm, Meituan. The U.S. coffee chain said on Tuesday it has entered into a partnership with Meituan that will allow its Chinese customers to order coffee delivery and make reservations at its stores via the super-app's platforms. The move comes as competition in the Chinese coffee market is intensifying, and is aimed at expanding the availability of Starbucks, which first begun food delivery services in the country in 2018 through an exclusive partnership with Alibaba Group's Ele.me arm, Meituan's main rival.
Small-cap energy stocks could see steep rallies in 2022 with strength in oil and gas prices. The post Why Did Surge Energy (TSX:SGY) Stock Zoom 20% Last Week? appeared first on The Motley Fool Canada.
Steve Hounsell, ardent advocate for biodiversity conservation and ecological sustainability, will deliver the keynote presentation at Forests Ontario's Annual Conference, Strength in Biodiversity, a virtual event to be held February 9-11, 2022.
GENEVA (AP) — Credit Suisse said Monday that its chairman has resigned following an internal investigation that reportedly found he violated quarantine rules intended to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The resignation of Antonio Horta-Osorio, a British-Portuguese national who took the job barely eight months ago, was announced shortly after midnight Monday. It is the latest upheaval at the top-drawer Swiss bank that has faced an array of recent troubles including bad bets on hedge funds and an inte
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The family of an Amazon.com delivery truck driver in Illinois who died in December when a warehouse was destroyed by a swarm of tornadoes that killed six people there, filed a lawsuit against the online retailer on Monday over his death. The suit, the first against the company stemming from the disaster, was brought in state court by the Chicago firm, Clifford Law Offices, on behalf of the family of driver Austin McEwen, 26. It was filed in Third Judicial Circuit in Madison County, Illinois.
In celebration of the Year of The Tiger, luxury Canadian outerwear brand, Nobis, has announced the launch of its 2022 Lunar New Year Capsule Collection. "Nobis" in Latin translates to "us," and since its inception, the brand has always celebrated culture and emphasized the importance of community collaboration and representation. This year, Nobis celebrates the Year of the Tiger by partnering with Fête Chinoise, a Chinese-Canadian cultural platform created by design firm Palettera to develop a s
Vox Royalty Corp. (TSXV: VOX) (OTCQX: VOXCF) ("Vox" or the "Company"), a high growth precious metals focused royalty company, is pleased to announce that it has executed a binding agreement with a private South African registered company, to acquire two platinum group metals ("PGM") royalties for total consideration of up to C$10,400,000.
Restaurant Brands International (TSX:QSR)(NYSE:QSR) is a name that could make your TFSA rich over the course of the next 20 years and beyond! The post The Best Profitable Growth Stock to Watch Today appeared first on The Motley Fool Canada.
Suncor also confirmed the death of a worker on Jan. 6 at its Base plant, which police had reported earlier. Suncor said a heavy haul truck rear-ended a second truck at the mine, resulting in the death of a driver. The incident is the fourth fatality at a Suncor facility since late 2020, Scotiabank analyst Jason Bouvier said.
LONDON (AP) — Amazon’s British website has backed away from plans to stop accepting Visa credit cards issued in the United Kingdom, saying Monday that the move has been put on hold while talks between the two sides continue. The online retailer said the change would not be implemented as planned on Wednesday. Amazon had announced the move in November, blaming “the high fees Visa charges for processing credit card transactions.” “We are working closely with Visa on a potential solution that will
LONDON (AP) — Anti-poverty organization Oxfam called Monday for governments to impose a one-time 99% tax on the world's billionaires and use the money to fund expanded production of vaccines for the poor — part of an effort to combat global inequality widened by the coronavirus pandemic. The ranks of the super-rich have swelled during the pandemic thanks to ample financial stimulus that pumped up stocks, the group said. Meanwhile, poor countries have suffered more than their share from COVID-19