Intel Hit as Consumers Flock to Lower-Cost Laptops, Datacenter Chips 

Chip giant Intel Corp. raised its full-year outlook even as earnings suffered as consumers gravitated to cheaper laptops and demand for datacenters softened.

Barbie Sales Take Off as Parents Try to Cut Down on Screen Time 

Mattel's flagship doll Barbie posted a 29% sales increase in the latest quarter, leading the toy company to 10% revenue growth in the period. It was the largest quarterly increase posted by Barbie in at least two decades.

Bayer's Request for Roundup Appeal Rejected by California Court 

The California Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal by Bayer seeking to reverse a jury verdict that the company's Roundup herbicide caused a groundskeeper's cancer, leaving the company with few remaining options to avoid paying a $20.4 million judgment.

Gucci Struggles as Pandemic Keeps Tourists Home 

Gucci reported a 12% drop in third-quarter sales as the Italian fashion house was hit hard by the absence of tourist shoppers from Asia during the pandemic.

Goldman to Recoup, Cut Executives' Pay After 1MDB Fines 

Goldman Sachs is seizing or withholding $174 million from executives including CEO David Solomon after agreeing to a costly settlement to resolve government investigations into its role in a Malaysian bribery scandal.

Google Lawsuit Could Alter Business Calculations in Enterprise Tech Market 

The antitrust lawsuit filed against Google this week is focused mostly on the consumer business, but it also will have implications for the enterprise tech market where Google aspires to a greater role.

AMC Bonds Fall Despite Theater Reopenings 

Analysts say the company is in danger of running out of cash without new blockbusters to attract moviegoers.

Airlines' Losses Mount, but Demand Shows Improvement 

Southwest said it lost nearly $1.2 billion during the third quarter. American lost $2.4 billion and Alaska Air reported losing $431 million.

Google's Antitrust Woes Seen Helping Microsoft's Bing 

The target of the U.S. government's last major tech antitrust campaign, Microsoft, could be the biggest beneficiary of its newest, the lawsuit the Justice Department filed this week against Google.

Goldman Sachs Malaysia Subsidiary Pleads Guilty in 1MDB Case 

A unit of Goldman Sachs pleaded guilty to conspiring to violate U.S. antibribery laws, the first step in an expected resolution of a long-running investigation into its role in a Malaysian corruption scandal.


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

October 22, 2020 17:15 ET (21:15 GMT)

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