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

Elon Musk says Twitter will eventually be part of ‘X, the everything app’

Elon Musk has a new plan for Twitter Inc. after giving up a legal battle and agreeing to pay $44 billion for the company Tuesday. ““Buying Twitter is an accelerant to creating X, the everything app”” — Elon Musk That tweet was Musk’s first public statement Tuesday about the decision, which was revealed in a … Read more

Opinion: Elon Musk doesn’t want to buy Twitter anymore, but Twitter should make him pay for it

It’s becoming quite clear that Elon Musk no longer wants to buy Twitter Inc., at least not at the price he negotiated. But Twitter should not walk away without at least $1 billion — and potentially much more — for the trouble. Musk’s bid for Twitter TWTR, +2.49% has become one of the strangest M&A … Read more

AMD is about to wander into a minefield

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. earnings will serve as an important indicator on whether the semiconductor outlook is truly weak in early 2022, or whether it’s just weak for certain companies. AMD AMD, +2.57% is scheduled to report earnings after the bell on Tuesday, as the PHLX Semiconductor Index SOX, +1.83% teeters on the brink of … Read more