Disney Ousts Bob Chapek, Robert Iger Returns as CEO

Business Iger returns to the entertainment company he left only late last year

Twitter Workers Say Farewell After Musk Ultimatum Over Terms of Employment Passes

Tech Company follows up with practical details after billionaire challenges remaining employees to be ‘hardcore’ or leave: ‘This is not a phishing attempt’

Alibaba and JD.com Stocks Are Rising. Don’t Thank Singles Day Sales Results.

Alibaba and JD.com stocks were rising on Monday, but the price action didn’t seem to be driven by sales results from the closely-watched annual Singles Day event. Alibaba (ticker: BABA) was up 2.5% in U.S. premarket trading, with shares in e-commerce peer JD.com (JD) gaining 3.5%, beating out futures tracking both the S&P 500 index … Read more

Elon Musk, Tesla Board Members to Defend CEO’s Pay in Court

Elon Musk, Tesla Board Members to Defend CEO’s Pay in Court

Elon Musk Sold $4 Billion More Worth of Tesla Stock. The Timing Is Odd.

Investors were waiting for stock sales from Tesla CEO Elon Musk, guessing he needed to sell more shares to finish his Twitter purchase. He sold more stock, but it happened after the Twitter deal closed. Musk disclosed the sale of 19.5 million shares of Tesla (ticker: TSLA), or about $3.95 billion of it, in 38 … Read more

Meta’s Mark Zuckerberg Says He Is Accountable as Company Preps for Mass Layoffs

WSJ News Exclusive Tech Layoffs are to begin on Wednesday morning, the CEO told hundreds of executives on Tuesday

Why Is Tesla Stock Dropping? Blame Twitter.

Tesla stock is having a miserable end to the week. Yes, it’s probably related to Twitter. Tesla (ticker: TSLA) stock was up to start Friday along with the rest of the market. Shares traded as high as $223.80, up almost 4%. Then came the November jobs report.

DaVita Stock Plummets Most Since 2000 on Outlook Cut

Shares of DaVita  were on pace for their largest drop in more than two decades after the dialysis giant missed earnings expectations and lowered its profit outlook. The company said the third quarter was challenging. Continued pressure from the labor market and the pandemic “impacted our financial performance more than expected,” said CEO Javier Rodriguez.

Elon Musk on the hook to pay more than $200 million to 3 fired Twitter execs

This story was updated with a more current tally of shares from Twitter’s most recent proxy statement.  When Twitter Inc.’s top executives walked out of its San Francisco headquarters Thursday, they may as well have been carrying bags of Elon Musk’s cash. Chief Executive Parag Agrawal, Chief Financial Officer Ned Segal and Vijaya Gadde, Twitter’s … Read more

Chinese Stocks Stagnant After Monday’s Plunge

Chinese stock markets Tuesday continued to trade around Monday’s lows when they plunged after President Xi Jinping received a further five-year term as leader of China. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index closed down 0.1% on Tuesday after dropping more than 6% to a new 13-year low on Monday. On the mainland the Shanghai Composite Index … Read more