Staples Offers to Buy Office Depot
Previous merger offers were blocked by regulators in 2016 and 1997.
Acacia Breaks Merger With Cisco
Cisco was seeking a court order to close the deal following the announcement.
Starbucks Names New CFO
Rachel Ruggeri had been a longtime executive at the coffee retailer before leaving to serve as CFO at Continental Mills.
Trump Issues Ban on Chinese Payment Apps
The president’s executive order said the "pace and pervasiveness" of Chinese technology was a threat to American national security.
Google Workers Form a Union
The ‘minority union’ will have limited power under U.S. labor law until it is supported by a majority of employees.
China Vows Retaliation After NYSE Announces Plans to Delist Telecoms
The incoming Biden administration has struck a more conciliatory tone following a Trump executive order.
Justice Department Sues Walmart Over Opioid Prescriptions
The retail giant called the suit a "transparent attempt to shift blame" and vowed to defend itself in court.
Thoma Bravo Buys RealPage for $10.2B
The $10.2 billion deal is the private equity firm’s largest tech acquisition to date.
Tesla’s S&P 500 Entry to Spark Trading Surge
“The index has never added such an immensely large stock at the same time that options volumes and open interest are at record highs.”
Robinhood Settles SEC Charges
The popular trading app agreed to pay $65 million over allegations of misleading customers and mishandling trades.