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ARCHEGOS LOSSES: UBS TAKES UNEXPECTED $774 MILLION HIT


UBS reported on Tuesday a net income of $1.8 billion for the first quarter, revealing that it had taken a considerable hit to earnings from the collapse of Archegos Capital Management. The Swiss bank said that it had taken a $774 million hit to revenue as a result of Archegos’s default earlier in the quarter.

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HOME DEPOT (HD) SHARPLY LOWER DESPITE STRONG QUARTER


Dow component The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) is trading lower by more than 2% in Tuesday’s pre-market despite beating fourth quarter 2020 top- and bottom-line estimates by wide margins. The company booked a profit of $2.65 per share, $0.28 better than expectations, while revenue surged 25.1% year over year to $32.26 billion, beating consensus by

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BAIDU (BIDU) TRADING LOWER DESPITE STRONG QUARTER


Nasdaq-100 component Baidu, Inc. (BIDU) is trading lower by less than 1% in Thursday’s pre-market session after meeting fourth quarter 2020 revenue guidance and beating profit estimates by a small margin. The Chinese search engine giant earned RMB 20.08 per share during the quarter, or $3.10 per share in greenbacks, while revenue rose 4.8% year