Twitter v. Musk: Why the Court of Chancery Will Never Order Specific Performance.

Text size A court could compel Tesla chief executive Elon Musk to purchase Twitter, but could it compel him to operate it in the best interest of shareholders? Al Drago/Bloomberg About the author: Carliss Chatman is associate professor at Washington and Lee University School of Law. When Elon Musk decided to terminate his $44 billion … Read more

Twitter Gets a Win Over Musk With Trial Fast-Tracked for October

Andrew Rossman, a lawyer for Musk, argued at the hearing that there was no need to rush a trial to meet an October deadline specified in the deal. The important date is when the financing commitments for the purchase expire, near the end of April of next year, he told the judge. A February trial … Read more

Chevron, Micron and 18 More Stocks Goldman Recommends to Ride Out the Storm

Text size Qualcomm is one of the 20 stocks on Goldman Sachs’ ‘margin of safety’ list. Pau Barrena /AFP via Getty Images Exxon Mobil , Qualcomm , Micron and Chevron are just some of the 20 “margin of safety” stocks Goldman Sachs recommends as macroeconomic and geopolitical headwinds have roiled U.S. stocks markets. The Russian … Read more

The ‘Fed Put’ Has Finally Expired. What Investors Should Do Now.

Jerome Powell’s recent news conference lingers like a traumatic Zen koan. The Fed chairman said one thing, but what if it means something else and even he doesn’t realize it? Powell affably told the reporters who follow him around that the Federal Reserve isn’t actively considering an interest-rate hike of three-quarters of a percentage point. … Read more