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DocuSign earnings top expectations as COVID-19 prompts digital shift for businesses

Shares of DocuSign Inc. gained about 3% in after-market trading Thursday after the company’s latest results showed a boost from companies that were looking for digital ways to execute agreements as the COVID-19 crisis made...

by Emily Bary
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Zoom and Slack are worth nearly $50 billion more since coronavirus hit, and now we see the results

The COVID-19 outbreak brought waves of new users to Zoom Video Communications Inc. and Slack Technologies Inc., but this week we find out how many are actually paying for the services, and how much it is costing the compan...

by Emily Bary
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Alibaba, Walmart and Target are about to show retailers’ view of the pandemic

U.S. retail companies will be eagerly watching Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s Friday morning report, when the Chinese e-commerce giant will show what it was like to operate in the heart of the COVID-19 outbreak and emerge on...

by Emily Bary
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Time to take a breath as earnings slow, but you may want to avoid the numbers to stay calm

While the tone of first-quarter earnings isn’t particularly encouraging, the pace of reports will finally relax in the week ahead, which is reason enough to breathe a sigh of relief.

by Emily Bary
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Lyft to address existential questions, while PayPal and Square earnings will shed light on payments amid pandemic

The COVID-19 outbreak could be a blip in the road for ride-hailing companies — or the start of an existential crisis.

by Emily Bary

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Disney’s struggles, videogames’ success and the potential for fake meat take earnings stage

The new winners and losers of leisure time will be on full display Tuesday as Walt Disney Co. prepares to outline its issues in the real world while videogame makers detail how the pandemic is playing out in virtual realms.

by Emily Bary
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S&P 500 earnings are beating estimates by the lowest rate in a decade amid COVID-19 despite earlier cuts to forecasts

Wall Street analysts knew first-quarter earnings would be bad this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but they’ve been even worse than expected as companies are beating forecasts by the lowest rate in at least 10 years.

by Tomi Kilgore
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Apple, Amazon and Gilead take anchor leg of earnings race with a big lead

Big Tech has survived the pandemic earnings test thus far, but the final two question marks loom Thursday.

by Emily Bary
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Facebook hopes to pick up where Google and Snap left off, in crazy earnings day

Alphabet Inc. and Snap Inc. have warned about severe downturns in the online-advertising market in the past week, and seen their stocks head higher. Facebook Inc. can only hope to extend that trend.

by Emily Bary
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Tech’s trillion-dollar valuations are about to be tested by coronavirus-tainted earnings

Only four U.S. companies have ever been valued at $1 trillion or more without adjusting for inflation, and all four will describe how their businesses have been weathering the COVID-19 pandemic in the coming week.

by Emily Bary
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Intel and Citrix may benefit from coronavirus, but face same fate as Netflix

Does Intel Corp. have anything in common with Netflix Inc.? Investors are about to find out.

by Emily Bary
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Netflix and Snap earnings will be different tales of media usage during coronavirus

Tuesday afternoon brings an interesting earnings double play on the stay-at-亚游真人官方网站home trend.

by Emily Bary
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Earnings are set for their biggest dive since late 2009 — and it gets worse from here

The S&P 500 index is set to suffer the worst quarter for earnings since the 2008 financial crisis, and it’s likely to get a lot worse because these results will barely show the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

by Tomi Kilgore
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First-half earnings are a bust as coronavirus stops companies in their tracks. Will the second-half be better? It depends

A flurry of recent profit warnings suggest that corporate earnings will be slammed in the first half of the year as the COVID-19 pandemic forces companies to close offices and stores, furlough workers and idle plants, but ...

by Emily Bary
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Retailers’ holiday-season results, software updates and Beyond Meat earnings on the way

Retailers will reveal more about the holiday-shopping season in the coming week, with the end of the earnings recession in sight.

by Emily Bary