Broadcom in Talks to Pay About $60 Billion for VMware

Broadcom is in talks to pay around $60 billion for VMware people familiar with the matter said, in what would be one of the biggest takeover deals of the year. The two technology companies are aiming to announce a cash-and-stock deal worth about $140 a share on Thursday, assuming the talks don’t fall apart, the … Read more

Five Things to Know About Broadcom’s Potential Deal for VMware

Text size Broadcom stock slipped in response to news of the possible deal. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Broadcom ’s expected acquisition of cloud computing provider VMware will likely rank as one of the year’s biggest mergers.  Broadcom (ticker: AVGO), a chip maker, is in talks to buy VMware (VMW), according to Bloomberg, which said the transaction … Read more

VMware Stock Surges on Report of Broadcom Takeover Discussions, Broadcom Falls

Text size Buying VMware would strengthen Broadcom’s position in cloud computing. Dreamstime.com Shares of cloud computing provider VMware were surging Monday after reports said Broadcom was in talks to buy the software company. Chip maker Broadcom (ticker: AVGO), with a market value of about $222 billion, is negotiating to buy VMware (WMW), with a value … Read more

VMware Stock Surges on Report of Broadcom Takeover Discussions, Broadcom Falls

Text size Buying VMware would strengthen Broadcom’s position in cloud computing. Dreamstime.com Shares of cloud computing provider VMware were surging Monday after reports said Broadcom was in talks to buy the software company. Chip maker Broadcom (ticker: AVGO), with a market value of about $222 billion, is negotiating to buy VMware (WMW), with a value … Read more

Stock Futures Rise After S&P 500 Narrowly Avoids Closing in Bear Market

Text size Commuters exit from the Wall Street subway station in New York. Amir Hamja/Bloomberg Stock futures were signaling a higher start for Wall Street on Monday after the S&P 500 rallied on Friday to avoid closing in a bear market. Contracts linked to the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 307 points, or 1%, S&P … Read more

VMware Stock Surges on Report of Broadcom Takeover Discussions

Text size Buying VMware would strengthen Broadcom’s position in cloud computing. Dreamstime.com Shares of cloud computing provider VMware were surging Monday after reports said Broadcom was in talks to buy the software company. Chip maker Broadcom (ticker: AVGO), with a market value of about $222 billion, is negotiating to buy VMware (WMW), with a value … Read more

Why Cisco’s Earnings Is Causing Networking Stocks Juniper and Broadcom to Sink

Text size A weak sales forecast from Cisco sends shares of other networking companies tumbling. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Shares of Cisco Systems were sharply lower early Thursday after the networking gear maker issued a weak sales forecast for its current quarter. The warning sent stocks of other networking companies tumbling. Cisco (ticker: CSCO) said it … Read more