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

NYSE Sees More Chinese Companies Listing in the U.S.

Text size Investment in China and the outlook for the world’s second-largest economy is in sharp focus at the World Economic Forum. Spencer Platt/Getty Images DAVOS, SWITZERLAND – One of the top executives from the New York Stock Exchange expects the number of Chinese companies listed in the U.S. to remain the same or grow, … 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

NYSE Sees More Chinese Companies Listing in the U.S.

Text size Investment in China and the outlook for the world’s second-largest economy is in sharp focus at the World Economic Forum. Spencer Platt/Getty Images DAVOS, SWITZERLAND – One of the top executives from the New York Stock Exchange expects the number of Chinese companies listed in the U.S. to remain the same or grow, … 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

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

‘Workers don’t want toys or free food, they want a higher quality of life’: The Great Resistance is here — as companies struggle to get workers back to the office

Amy Faust Liggayu, 32, a market-research project manager based in Tinley Park, Ill., mother of a 7-month-old son, never imagined she would have a life where she could spend five days a week with him, while also working full time. But that was before March 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic forced offices across the country … Read more

Stock futures gain as Wall Street looks to snap 8-week losing streak

U.S. stock-index futures gained late Sunday, after Wall Street last week sank to is longest losing streak since 1932. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YM00, +0.66% were recently up about 200 points, or 0.7%, while S&P 500 futures ES00, +0.84% and Nasdaq-100 futures NQ00, +1.03% posted gains closer to 1% Crude prices CL.1, -0.12%, meanwhile, … Read more

This Half-Built Ohio Factory Shows How Peloton Mismanaged the Pandemic

In a northwest Ohio industrial park, up the highway from a new Amazon.com Inc. warehouse and a soon-to-open solar-panel plant, Peloton Interactive is building a million-square-foot factory that it will never use. The once-hot stationary bike maker is selling the facility, initially set to cost $400 million and to be completed this fall, as it … Read more

Buy the dip or sell the ‘rip’?: What’s next as S&P 500 tests bear-market territory

Investors, already grappling with a sinking stock market and fears that the U.S. economy may be heading for a recession, now turn their focus to the consumer. For one thing, consumer discretionary stocks are among the hardest hit. The market’s fixation on peak inflation and how many times the Federal Reserve could hike interest rates … Read more