A day after the congressional grilling, Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) reported second-quarter financial results after the closing bell on Thursday. The social media giant posted revenue and earnings that were stronger than what the street had anticipated.
FB shares gained 7.7% immediately following the announcement. The stock has gained a modest 11% since the beginning of this year.
On Wednesday, Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg, along with the CEOs of peers Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOGL) and Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) presented themselves before the congress to testify in an antitrust hearing. During the hearing, Zuckerberg was faced with some difficult questions relating to its ad revenues, acquisition strategy and strategies to combat hate speech and political propaganda.
Bringing fresh optimism to the virus-hit market, U.S jobless claims for the week ended October 17 slipped to the lowest level since the onset of the pandemic, in a sign
Shares of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) were up over 2% in afternoon hours on Friday. The stock has gained 35% over the past three months. The company reported better-than-expected
The biggest stimulus package of all time, which was meant to boost consumption has actually led to more deposits, inflating the size of banks’ balance sheets. A working paper shows