‘Creation Stories’ Review: The Man Behind a Raucous Record Label

‘Big Gold Brick’ Review: Sad Sack Makes Good

Shaggy and dull, this film follows a slovenly writer who’s taken in by the man who hit him with a car.

By Nicolas Rapold

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China Yuchai FY21 Net Income Declines; Revenue Up 3.3%

China Yuchai International Limited (CYD) reported that its fiscal 2021 net profit attributable to shareholders declined to RMB 272.7 million from RMB 548.9 million, prior year. Earnings per share was RMB 6.67 compared to RMB 13.43.

Fiscal 2021 revenue increased by 3.3% to RMB 21.3 billion. Total number of engines sold increased by 6.2% to 456,791 units compared to 430,320 units, prior year.

Fiscal year R&D expenses increased by 35.5% to RMB 848.8 million largely due to lower capitalization of the R&D expenses.

Gold Scales 13-month High As Russia Attacks Ukraine

Gold prices jumped more than 3 percent on Thursday to their highest in over a year as Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a military operation in Ukraine,
triggering serious concerns over the possibility of a full-scale military war.

Spot gold soared 3.1 percent to $1,968.72 per ounce, while U.S. gold futures were up 3.2 percent at $1,970.70 per ounce.

Russia invaded Ukraine and launched missile attacks on the cities of Kyiv and kharkiv, calling on Ukrainian soldiers to lay down their arms.

In a televised address, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a military action in Ukraine, threatening “those who may be tempted to intervene” to defend the country.

Ukraine’s foreign minister blamed Russia for beginning a full-scale invasion and told the United Nations “to do everything possible” to end it.

Multiple explosions were reported in the Ukrainian cities of Kyiv, Odessa, Kharkiv and Mariupol.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy introduced martial law after Russian troops launched attacks in many cities.

In economic releases, U.S. GDP data for the fourth quarter, weekly jobless claims for the week ended February 19 and new home sales for January will be featured in the New York session.

‘Butter’ Review: High-Stakes Popularity

Fed up with his classmates’ contempt, an obese high school student decides he’ll gorge himself to death on New Year’s Eve.

By Lisa Kennedy

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Pre-market Movers: INDO, SKLZ, RCII, MDV, YNDX…

The following are some of the stocks making big moves in Thursday’s pre-market trading (as of 07.30 A.M. ET).

In the Green

Indonesia Energy Corporation Limited (INDO) is up over 111% at $15.96
New Concept Energy, Inc. (GBR) is up over 17% at $3.14
U.S. Energy Corp. (USEG) is up over 11% at $4.58
Tremor International Ltd (TRMR) is up over 9% at $13.90
Platinum Group Metals Ltd. (PLG) is up over 9% at $2.22
NextDecade Corporation (NEXT) is up over 8% at $2.81
Cheniere Energy, Inc. (LNG) is up over 5% at $125.00

In the Red

Skillz Inc. (SKLZ) is down over 39% at $2.18
Rent-A-Center, Inc. (RCII) is down over 34% at $22.70
Modiv Inc. (MDV) is down over 32% at $11.32
Yandex N.V. (YNDX) is down over 27% at $24.64
Ozon Holdings PLC (OZON) is down over 25% at $11.28
AMTD International Inc. (AMTD) is down over 23% at $5.25
Mechel PAO (MTL) is down over 22% at $2.26
Lemonade, Inc. (LMND) is down over 20% at $18.32
EPAM Systems, Inc. (EPAM) is down over 18% at $340.00
fuboTV Inc. (FUBO) is down over 13% at $6.56

Norwegian Cruise Line Q4 Loss Widens, Misses Estimates

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH), on Thursday reported wider net loss for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2021, despite the surge in revenues with the resumption of cruises. Earnings and revenue missed consensus estimates.

Net loss was $1.6 billion or $4.01 per share compared to net loss of $0.7 billion or $2.51 per share in the prior year.

Excluding items, loss was $765.0 million or $1.95 per share compared with loss of $683.8 million or $2.33 per share in 2020.

11 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters were expecting the company to report loss of $1.60 per share. Analysts typically exclude one-time items.

Revenue increased to $487.4 million compared to $9.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2020, as cruise voyages resumed in the quarter. 9 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters were expecting the company to report revenues of $571.85 million.

The company expects a net loss for the first quarter of 2022 and also beyond until it is able to resume regular voyages.

The company anticipates a $0.07 impact on Adjusted EPS for every 10 percent change in fuel prices.

Shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings are currently trading in pre-market at $17.37, down $1.92 or 9.95 percent from previous close.

‘Creation Stories’ Review: The Man Behind a Raucous Record Label

A rock ’n’ roll biopic about Creation Records, which gave us Oasis, My Bloody Valentine and more.


By Glenn Kenny

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