Twitter inquires banks about Musk’s attempts to undermine a $44 billion deal

Elon Musk’s Twitter profile is seen on a smartphone placed on the Twitter logos printed in this illustration taken on April 28, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WILmington, Dell, Aug. 2 (Reuters) – Twitter Inc. (TWTR.N) Legal experts said Elon Musk is trying to find evidence that … Read more

UK driving favorite Liz Truss Yew turned to pay plan in her first big gaffe

Conservative Trus cede major pledge Opponents say the policy would have hit nurses and police officers Polls show a conflicting picture of Truss’ progress The Daily Mail gives Truss its support LONDON (Reuters) – British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, the front-runner to replace Boris Johnson as prime minister, was forced to back out of one … Read more

Antitrust watchers go big on drama, light on plot

Penguin’s books are seen in a second-hand bookshop in central London on October 29, 2012. Britain’s Pearson has agreed to merge its Penguin book division with Bertelsmann’s Random House to create the world’s leading consumer publishing house, in apparent disdain for Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. REUTERS / Stefan Wermot Register now to get free unlimited … Read more

Stocks rise as markets bet on more gradual price increases

Pedestrians wearing protective face masks walk past an electronic board showing Japan’s Nikkei average share, amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, in Tokyo, Japan, July 14, 2022. REUTERS/Issa Kato Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian stocks followed suit on Friday from a late rally on Wall Street, as … Read more