The SPAC Bubble Has Burst. 6 Stocks That Still Have Potential.

One year ago, investors couldn’t get enough of special-purpose acquisition companies. Now, they can’t dump SPACs fast enough. In 2021, some 613 SPACs came to market, two-and-a-half times as many as in 2020, and raised $163 billion, about twice that of the previous year. New technologies, new capital, and optimistic business projections had investors dreaming … Read more

Phil Collins and Genesis Bandmates Sell Music Rights for Over $300 Million

Take a look at Phil Collins now. The English rocker and his Genesis bandmates have agreed to sell a bundle of their music rights to Concord Music Group Inc., according to the company. The megadeal—valued at over $300 million, according to people familiar with the transaction—includes the publishing copyrights and a mix of recorded music … Read more

Phil Collins and Genesis Bandmates Sell Music Rights for Over $300 Million

Take a look at Phil Collins now. The English rocker and his Genesis bandmates have agreed to sell a bundle of their music rights to Concord Music Group Inc., according to the company. The megadeal—valued at over $300 million, according to people familiar with the transaction—includes the publishing copyrights and a mix of recorded music … Read more

Harley spinoff LiveWire’s stock surges in NYSE debut

The new shares of LiveWire Group Inc. charged higher Tuesday as investors prepared for the debut of the electric motorcycle company on the New York Stock Exchange. The debut comes after the completion of LiveWire’s reverse merger with a special-purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, called AEA-Bridges Impact Corp. IMPX. LiveWire had been a subsidiary of … Read more

September Was Bad for Investors. October Could Be Worse.

Text size Market chaos has hit stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies, and futures. It’s hard to see it ending soon. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images It’s a bumpy, volatile, no good, very bad market out there. Stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies, and futures have been moving violently from day to day—and there’s probably more whiplash ahead The S&P … Read more

Humana, Other Potential Buyers Circle Cano Health

Humana Inc. HUM 0.67% and other possible buyers are circling Cano Health Inc., CANO 32.17% according to people familiar with the situation, as healthcare heavyweights scramble to snap up primary-care providers. The talks are serious and a deal to purchase Cano could be struck in the next several weeks, assuming the negotiations don’t fall apart, … Read more

Who Will Inherit the Family Business? Often, It’s Private Equity

Neal Rosenthal found a different kind of heir when he set out to craft a succession plan for his wine-importing business a few years ago. Mr. Rosenthal wasn’t ready to give up the company he started in 1977 out of a liquor store connected to his parents’ pharmacy in New York City, on Manhattan’s Upper … Read more

Why Adobe Wants Figma and Why Some Investors Are Worried

Adobe Inc., ADBE -3.12% the low-key maker of digital tools to create PDFs and edit photos, pleased investors by reinventing itself as a subscription-software business. Its latest effort to keep pace with the times isn’t landing so well. Adobe this past week unveiled its largest-ever acquisition, agreeing to buy Figma, a little-known software startup that … Read more

Who Will Inherit the Family Business? Often, It’s Private Equity

Neal Rosenthal found a different kind of heir when he set out to craft a succession plan for his wine-importing business a few years ago. Mr. Rosenthal wasn’t ready to give up the company he started in 1977 out of a liquor store connected to his parents’ pharmacy in New York City, on Manhattan’s Upper … Read more