Zendesk Stock Soars on Report of Fresh Buyout Deal

Text size Pedestrians walk past the entrance to Zendesk headquarters in San Francisco. David Paul Morris / Bloomberg Zendesk soared early Friday after The Wall Street Journal reported the provider of cloud-based customer-service software was in takeover talks with a group of buyout firms. Zendesk (ticker: ZEN) jumped more than 53% to $ 88.95 in … Read more

Zendesk Close to Striking Buyout Deal, Sources Say

Zendesk Inc. is close to a deal with a group of buyout firms, according to people familiar with the matter, resurrecting a failed attempt to sell itself in what would be one of the biggest private-equity takeovers of the year. A deal with a group that includes Hellman & Friedman LLC and Permira could be … Read more

Revlon Stock Soars on Report of Potential Acquisition Out of Bankruptcy

Text size Revlon filed for bankruptcy earlier this week. Getty Images Revlon stock soared more than 53% in premarket trading Friday after a report said Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries (RIL.India) is considering buying the cosmetics maker after it filed for bankruptcy. The news was reported by Business channel ET Nowwhich cited unidentified sources. Revlon (ticker: … Read more

Micron Stock Slumps After Downgrade. Why the Analyst Fears the Consumer.

Text size Dreamstime Micron Technology stock was slumping in premarket trading Friday after the memory chip manufacturer received the first Sell-equivalent rating since February. Piper Sandler analyst Harsh Kumar downgraded Micron (ticker: MU ) to Underweight from Neutral on Friday, citing concerns over the company’s oversize exposure to consumer markets that will struggle amid macroeconomic … Read more

Opinion: Elon Musk does not 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 … Read more

Dow futures up nearly 500 points ahead of retail sales and comments from Fed’s Powell

US stock index futures surged on Tuesday, with the technology sector leading the way higher ahead of a batch of economic data, including April retail sales and comments from several Federal Reserve speakers, including Chairman Jerome Powell later in the session. Walmart’s WMT, + 0.11% earnings are also due Tuesday. How are stock-index futures trading? … Read more