The gap with workers widened even further as public companies granted top executives rich pay packages partly inspired by Tesla.
For a time, SPACs were the preferred way for companies to go public. But changing market conditions and the threat of regulation are making Wall Street lose its appetite.
Workers are dumping their stock, companies are cutting costs, and layoffs abound as troubling economic forces hit tech start-ups.
The group is asking for compensatory damages estimated at more than $4.6 million.
Plunging profit, wobbly shares and a key executive’s departure after a bitter pay dispute beget the question: Will SoftBank rein in its freewheeling ways?
The electric vehicle maker’s stock surged after a public offering last fall but has since plunged, in part because the company failed to meet its 2021 goals.
More than a dozen big Wall Street money managers said no to Trump Media, but the Pentwater and Sabby hedge funds are among those that have committed millions.
There’s more money and more bubbly behavior. Investors insist it’s rational.
The Hagerty brand insures collectible autos — two million of them — and its articles and videos draw crowds. After going public, it has bigger plans.
The company announced it had confidentially filed paperwork for an I.P.O., but without disclosing financial details.
Trading in the merger partner’s warrants, which allow holders to buy shares later, spiked several times before the Trump Media agreement was made public.
The ride-hailing giant made an abrupt shift as officials in Washington and Beijing have grown increasingly skeptical of Chinese corporate access to Wall Street’s money.
The electric-vehicle maker, backed by Amazon and Ford, ended its first day of trading valued at $86 billion, though its deliveries so far total 156.
The company, backed by Amazon and Ford, has delivered only 156 trucks so far, but its market worth approaches that of Ford.
The former president began discussing a deal with a ‘blank check’ company early this year. Investors weren’t told.
The co-working operation is being absorbed into a special-purpose acquisition company. It must contend with new dynamics in commercial real estate.
But how long can we wait for action against the social media company?
The company, which is backed by Amazon and Ford, is seeking to sell shares in one of the biggest initial public offerings of the year.
The deal could result in the sale of the struggling automaker’s Ohio factory to Foxconn. Lordstown is under federal investigation and needs more cash to mass-produce an electric pickup truck.
New regulatory scrutiny and high-profile blowups have revived longstanding concerns about the public shell companies. But many backers seem undaunted.
The founder of Binance, Changpeng Zhao, needs investors for the company’s U.S. unit after a recent venture capital deal fell through — a setback that cost him a C.E.O.
The digital media companies that once seemed to have a lock on the future are making plans to get bigger and pay back their investors.
Regulatory pressure forced his special purpose acquisition company to abandon a proposed investment in Universal Music Group.
Soho House will begin trading. All eyes are on whether stock market investors will sign up.
A longtime real estate investor and former Goldman Sachs executive decided to take an electric truck company public. Chaos ensued.
Top officials from business, government and more have returned to Allen & Company’s annual gathering of power brokers.
After targeting the ride-hailing platform days after its I.P.O., regulators on Monday moved against more companies that had recently been listed on Wall Street.
It made headlines around the world: a New Jersey sandwich shop with a soaring stock price. Was it just speculation, or something stranger?
Oatly, maker of dairy alternatives, could be worth $10 billion when it lists on the stock market this week. The share sale is a barometer of changing consumer preferences.
In a single year, the state’s financial outlook has gone from surplus to deficit to surplus as capital gains tax collections have risen amid a soaring stock market and I.P.O. boom.
Arrival, a developer of electric vans and buses, says it has come up with a cheaper way to build vehicles in small factories. But can it deliver on that promise?
Other European cities are eating away at Britain’s edge in financial services. The government is trying to find ways to keep it.
With acceptance from traditional investors, a profitable start-up that eases transactions is offering proof of the industry’s staying power.
The big names behind blank-check companies don’t always stick around. Could changing that protect investors?
Times are flush for young tech companies like Stripe and Coinbase, which are having a moment as they upend the financial establishment.
The money-losing office space firm plans to merge with a blank-check company backed by big Wall Street investors.
An acquisition of Discord, which could top $10 billion, would buttress Microsoft’s gaming business, as video gaming has boomed in the pandemic.
As a deal frenzy mounts, propelled by financial vehicles known as SPACs, start-ups have become the prey.
Coupang, a start-up founded by a Harvard Business School dropout, helped transform e-commerce in South Korea, one of the world’s fastest-growing markets for online shopping.
The gaming site, a tween favorite, began trading at $64.50 a share, up from its reference price of $45. The opening trade values it at nearly $42 billion.
Not by buying airplanes. Instead, the newest start-up millionaires are proceeding cautiously.
A once obscure financial maneuver becomes a celebrity flex.
Adam Neumann was said to be selling $480 million of his shares to the Japanese conglomerate, which aims to take WeWork public.
A legal dispute has been a key hurdle to taking WeWork public.
Known as SPACs, these shell companies allow businesses to sell shares to the public with different disclosure than usual. What could go wrong?
The no-fee trading app, which is popular with young investors, has been strained by the high volume of trading this week in stocks such as GameStop.
Investors of all stripes piled into stocks this year, creating levels of froth reminiscent of the dot-com boom. Analysts say there’s room to go higher, but some worry about a bubble.
The cryptocurrency giant’s initial public offering holds big potential — and significant risks.
The home-rental company’s blockbuster I.P.O. followed that of the delivery company DoorDash. Investors piled into both.
The F.T.C. and more than 40 states seek to break up the tech giant.