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Tesla’s Stock Slump Has Gone Too Far, Morgan Stanley Says

(Bloomberg) — After losing nearly $300 billion in market value in two months, a growing chorus of Tesla Inc. analysts say the share-price decline has gone far enough. Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas said on Wednesday that Tesla is approaching his “bear case” price target of $150, presenting an opportunity for investors to buy at […]

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Social Media
Twitter

Musk Celebrates New Twitter Usage High as Engineers Flee Company

(Bloomberg) — Twitter Inc. owner Elon Musk tweeted out an upbeat message saying the company beat its all-time high in usage late Thursday, on a day when many employees decided to leave the company. It was the second time in a week that the social network set a record, according to Musk, who said it […]

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Tesla
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Musk Sells $3.95 Billion of Tesla Stock After Buying Twitter

(Bloomberg) — Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk sold at least $3.95 billion of the electric-vehicle maker’s shares just days after closing his buyout of Twitter Inc. Musk unloaded 19.5 million shares, according to regulatory filings on Tuesday in New York, his first disposals since August. The filings didn’t indicate that the transactions were […]

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Twitter

Tesla’s Post-Twitter Selloff Pushes Stock to a 17-Month Low

(Bloomberg) — Tesla Inc. erased all of its gains from the past 17 months as investors continue to sell off the stock in the wake of Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter Inc. The electric-vehicle maker’s shares closed down 5% to $197.08 in New York Monday, at the lowest level since June 2021. […]

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Top Stock Market News
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Twitter Frees Up Billions for Arbitrage Traders Seeking Next Win

(Bloomberg) — Billions of dollars in arbitrage capital is looking for a new home after Elon Musk finally closed his $44 billion deal to buy Twitter Inc. Merger arbitrage traders, who make money betting on the outcome of dealmaking among public companies, are now setting their sights on transactions involving Activision Blizzard Inc., VMware Inc. […]

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Twitter

Twitter Assembles Legal Team to Sue Musk Over Dropped Takeover

(Bloomberg) — Twitter Inc. has hired merger law heavyweight Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz LLP as it races to sue Elon Musk for moving to dump his $44 billion takeover of the company, according to people familiar with the matter. The social media company aims to file suit early this week, according to the people, […]

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Twitter

Musk Backs Out of $44 Billion Twitter Deal Over Bot Accounts

(Bloomberg) — Elon Musk said he’s terminating his $44 billion agreement to acquire Twitter Inc. and take it private, triggering a legal fight with the company. Twitter has made “misleading representations” over the number of spam bots on the social network, and hasn’t “complied with its contractual obligations” to provide information about how to assess […]

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Twitter

Elon Musk’s Twitter Deal Is Proceeding, Not ‘On Hold,’ Executives Tell Staff

(Bloomberg) — Twitter Inc. executives told employees on Thursday that the $44 billion deal to sell the company to billionaire Elon Musk is moving forward as planned, and that they won’t renegotiate the agreed-upon price of $54.20 per share. Vijaya Gadde, Twitter’s top lawyer and head of policy, also told workers at an all-hands meeting […]

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Twitter

Elon Musk Has a Bigger Problem Than Twitter Bots: A Huge Debt Burden

(Bloomberg) — Elon Musk may be directing his buyer’s remorse at Twitter Inc.’s bot problem. But underpinning the deal is a $13 billion debt bill that’s looking like a bigger burden by the day. The package, drummed up in a rush and signed by banks before the end of the billionaire’s beloved April 20 weed […]

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Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC)
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Trump’s SPAC Deal Leaves Door Open for His Return to Twitter

(Bloomberg) — The merger deal bringing Donald Trump’s media venture public carries a range of risks for its investors, including permission for the former president to resume tweeting about politics on rival social media platforms he has denounced like Twitter Inc. Trump, who will be chairman of the combined company that will bear his name, […]

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Twitter

Elon Musk Sows Doubt Over His $44 Billion Twitter Takeover

(Bloomberg) — Elon Musk caused chaos over his takeover bid for Twitter Inc, first claiming his bid was was “temporarily on hold,” then maintained he is “still committed” to the deal, sending the social media giant into a tailspin. The billionaire initially sent an early tweet saying the $44 billion deal is pending until he […]

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Scrutiny of Elon Musk’s Twitter Moves Intensifies in Washington

(Bloomberg) — Elon Musk’s bid to buy Twitter Inc. is facing more scrutiny in Washington following a report that the US Securities and Exchange Commission is probing whether he broke rules last month when disclosing a large stake in the social media platform. The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday that the SEC is investigating […]

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Twitter

Musk’s $8.5 Billion Tesla Stock Sales Make Math Behind Twitter Deal More Tricky

(Bloomberg) — Elon Musk’s sale of more than $8.5 billion of Tesla Inc. shares has made the math behind his $44 billion deal to buy Twitter Inc. a bit more tricky. To acquire the social-media company, Musk has lined up $13 billion in bank financing, $12.5 billion in margin loans backed by Tesla shares and […]

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Tesla
Twitter

Elon Musk Offloads $4 Billion of Tesla Shares, Pledges No More Sales

(Bloomberg) — Elon Musk sold about $4 billion worth of Tesla Inc. shares after announcing a blockbuster $44 billion deal to buy Twitter Inc. Tesla’s chief executive officer offloaded about 4.4 million shares on April 26 and April 27, filings showed late Thursday. Wall Street analysts and investors in the electric carmaker suspected that Musk […]

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Twitter

Twitter, Musk Deal Includes $1 Billion Termination Agreement

(Bloomberg) — Twitter Inc. will be required to pay a termination fee of $1 billion under certain circumstances if it ends an agreement to be acquired by Elon Musk for $44 billion, according to a filing on Tuesday. Musk will also be subjected to the same fee if he ends the deal. The fee would […]

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