Meta, Spotify earnings reports rattle Wall Street
Feb 3, 2022

Meta, Spotify earnings reports rattle Wall Street

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Trending up, however, are the sales of electric vehicles, which doubled in 2021. And, while the costs for companies have risen, so too – somehow – have profits. One reason? People just really want some of the stuff businesses are selling, like cars.

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Sales of electric vehicles doubled in 2021

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Sales of gas-powered SUVs also set a record.
The sales of electric cars tripled over the past two years.
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Companies' costs are up, but for many, so are profits

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That’s because for certain things …customers are just willing to pay more.
Many companies, like car dealerships, have been able to pull a profit during the pandemic because of the demand for their product.
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Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Redmond Carolipio Digital Producer