Roku's shares plunge 10% despite an earnings report its CEO called 'great'

Roku CEO Anthony WoodRoku Roku reported third-quarter results Wednesday that topped Wall Street’s expectations. But investors sold off its stock following the announcement; in recent trading it was off as much as 12%. The growth rate of the company’s platform business, while still robust, slowed markedly in the quarter, and it offered a disappointing forecast …

Shares of $9 billion cloud communications company Twilio stock soars 34

Jeff Lawson, (C) Founder, CEO, & Chairman of Communications software provider Twilio Inc., rings the opening bell to celebrate his company’s IPO at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., June 23, 2016.Reuters/Brendan McDermid On Wednesday, cloud communications platform Twilio’s stock surged as high as 34 percent in intraday trading, bringing …

Shift to pickups and SUVs drives an earnings beat for GM in third-quarter

A 2019 Chevrolet Silverado pickup.Cheverolet General Motors posted a beat on third-quarter earnings. The automaker earned an adjusted $1.87 a share on revenue of $35.8 billion. Pickups and SUV sales in the US drove the results. Shares surged nearly 10% ahead of Wednesday’s opening bell Watch General Motors trade live. General Motors on announced third-quarter …

Amazon's Q3 results top the Street on the top and bottom lines.

<?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”UTF-8″??> Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, which posted third-quarter earnings results that bested analysts’ expectations. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Amazon’s third-quarter results topped even Wall Street’s heady expectations — at least on the bottom line. But its revenue missed analysts’ targets The e-commerce giant’s surging profit beat analysts’ expectations. Here’s what the company reported: Q3 …

Here are the photos of the F-16 that a Belgian air force mechanic accidentally

A Belgian Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft takes off during Frisian Flag 2016 at Leeuwarden Air Base, Netherlands, April 11, 2016.US Air Force A maintenance worker accidentally fired a 20mm Vulcan cannon from an F-16 jet he was working on at Belgium’s Florennes Air Force Base earlier this week, destroying another F-16 while …

Sonic is giving away mozzarella sticks for 99 cents — here's how to get some

Sonic is selling mozzarella sticks for 99 cents.Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Sonic is selling mozzarella sticks for just 99 cents all day on Wednesday.  Typically, a four-piece mozzarella stick order would cost about $2.50 at the fast-food chain.  Sonic made headlines last week when news broke that Arby’s parent company, Inspire Brands, would be acquiring the burger …

Patrick Mahomes says the team keeps him from getting a big head by imitating

Andy Reid does a mean imitation of Patrick Mahomes’ voice.Colin E. Braley/AP Patrick Mahomes is off to a record-setting start in his first season as the Kansas City Chiefs’ starting quarterback. So far, Mahomes has avoided getting a big head about his success thanks, in large part, to his teammates who keep him grounded by …

The F-35's combat debut in Afghanistan was a terrible waste of taxpayer money

1st Class Isaac Berwick launches an F-35B Lightning II aboard the USS Essex (LHD 2) in preparation for the F-35B’s first combat strike, Sept. 27, 2018.US Navy The F-35B made its combat debut in Afghanistan on Thursday, dropping more than $40,000 worth of bombs on a mined weapons cache that ground forces were unable to …

Kavanaugh mentions liking beer an astounding amount while denying a drunken

Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh was asked to explain words from his high school yearbook in a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday.Andrew Harnik/Getty Images President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh mentioned beer and enjoying beer almost 30 times while denying drunkenly sexually assaulting Christine Blasey Ford. Key to Kavanaugh’s defense was …