Roblox, Nvidia, Airbnb, ViacomCBS: what to watch on the stock market today

Wall Street stock indexes fell in morning trade as investors monitored tensions between Russia and Ukraine and awaited minutes from the Federal Reserve’s January meeting. Here’s what we’re looking at in Wednesday’s trading:

  • Roblox social gaming platformit’s

    RBLX -5.50%

    shares plunged after its earnings report fell short of expectations.

The Roblox logo was displayed to celebrate the company’s IPO on the New York Stock Exchange on March 10, 2021.


Brendan Mcdermid / Reuters

  • Airbnb ABNB -1.08%

    posted record revenues last year, becoming one of the biggest beneficiaries of a struggling travel industry as consumers sought commuter rentals, and forecast continued growth as it emerges from the pandemic.

  • ViacomCBS said it is renaming itself Paramount Global and will refer to itself as Paramount, highlighting the focus on its Paramount+ streaming service and referring to the legacy of its nearly century-old movie studio.

  • Upstart Holdings UPST -5.02%

    announced quarterly results and guidance that exceeded expectations, and implemented a new share buyback program.

  • Generac Holdings GNRC -3.14%

    said net sales rose 40% in the last quarter to a record $1.07 billion.

  • Altria MO 0.72%

    can keep its investment in Juul, a judge has said. The FTC had filed a lawsuit to unwind the e-cigarette deal, claiming it violated antitrust laws.

  • Hilton Worldwide HLT -1.39%

    posted a quarterly profit of $148 million, compared with a loss of $225 million a year earlier.

  • Kraft Heinz KHC 0.08%

    announced fourth-quarter earnings and sales that beat expectations.

  • Shopifyit’s

    STORE -5.16%

    earnings beat forecasts, but he said he expects revenue growth to slow in 2022 from a year earlier.

  • SeaWorld Entertainment SEAS 0.53%

    reported that a deal for Cedar Fair FUN was unlikely -0.63%

    after the latter rejected his move, thwarting a takeover that would have brought together two theme park companies hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Joby Aviation JOBY 1.04%

    fell in morning trade, after closing 27% higher in the previous session. The developer of an all-electric, five-seater plane announced on Tuesday that it has formed a partnership with ANA Holdings to bring ride-hailing services to Japan. Toyota MC -2.27%

    also joined the partnership, with the intention of exploring opportunities such as ground transportation.

  • Wynn Resorts WYNN -0.71%

    announced a larger than expected loss for the last quarter.

  • Cisco Systems,

    CSCO 0.68%


    NVDA -3.37%


    FSR -0.23%

    Hyatt Hotels,

    H -1.92%

    Host Hotels and Resorts,

    HST 0.71%

    American Car-Mart,

    CRMT -5.76%

    Star bulk carriers SBLK -0.77%

    and Marathon Oil MRO 2.00%

    must publish the results after closing.

Card of the day
  • The Tokyo Stock Exchange recently unveiled its biggest overhaul in 60 years that includes tougher standards for its top tier, but some overseas investors say the real problem is the whole corporate management edifice in the country.

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