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Start-up investor Jason Calacanis raising millions for Twitter stake

Start-up investor Jason Calacanis raising millions for Twitter stake

Jason Calacanis Adam Jeffery | CNBC Angel investor Jason Calacanis, an early backer of Uber and Robinhood, is seeking to raise tens of millions of dollars for a stake in Twitter as part of Elon Musk’s $44 billion agreement to buy the social media company. “We are now collecting interest to invest in Twitter with …

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Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai: CNBC interview

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai: CNBC interview

CNBC: Sundar Pichai, CEO of Alphabet and Google being interviewed by Deirdre Bosa. CNBC Google CEO Sundar Pichai said that while consumers are putting the Covid pandemic in the rearview mirror, the economy is clearly a growing concern for the company and the broader market. “We definitely see uncertainty ahead, like everyone else,” Pichai told …

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5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday, May 10

5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday, May 10

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street set to rise after S&P 500 hits lowest level in over a year Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, March 22, 2022. Brendan McDermid | …

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Palantir, Rivian, Uber and more

Palantir, Rivian, Uber and more

Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Palantir Technologies (PLTR) – The data analytics software company’s shares plunged 15.1% in premarket trading after posting a mixed quarter. Palantir reported profit of 2 cents per share, compared to a 4 cents a share consensus estimate. Revenue was higher than expected, however, …

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Elon Musk denies claim Trump encouraged him to buy Twitter

Elon Musk denies claim Trump encouraged him to buy Twitter

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, speaks to media representatives at the Tesla Gigafactory construction site In Grünheide near Berlin, September 3, 2020. Julian Staehle | picture alliance via Getty Images Elon Musk on Friday flatly denied a claim by the head of ex-President Donald Trump’s new social media company that Trump had encouraged Musk’s bid …

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Twitter, SeaWorld, Shopify and more

Twitter, SeaWorld, Shopify and more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Twitter (TWTR) – Twitter rose 1.5% in premarket action after Elon Musk detailed $7.2 billion in financing commitments for his deal to buy the company. An SEC filing shows Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison and investor Ron Baron are among those committing funds. SeaWorld (SEAS) – The …

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Bill Gates says Elon Musk could make Twitter worse

Bill Gates says Elon Musk could make Twitter worse

Speaking at the at the Wall Street Journal’s CEO Summit Wednesday, Gates asked of Elon Musk: “How does he feel about something [on Twitter] that says ‘vaccines kill people’ or that ‘Bill Gates is tracking people?’” Jeff J Mitchell | Getty Images News | Getty Images Bill Gates has warned that Elon Musk could make …

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Elon Musk sold around $4 billion worth of Tesla shares as he moved to buy Twitter

Elon Musk sold around $4 billion worth of Tesla shares as he moved to buy Twitter

Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX and chief executive officer of Tesla, waves while arriving to a discussion at the Satellite 2020 Conference in Washington, DC, on Monday, March 9, 2020. Andrew Harer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Elon Musk sold roughly $4 billion worth of Tesla shares in the days following his bid to take …

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Elon Musk will be most indebted CEO in America if Twitter deal closes

Elon Musk will be most indebted CEO in America if Twitter deal closes

The world’s richest person could soon add another title to his name – America’s most leveraged CEO. Two-thirds of Elon Musk’s financing for the $44 billion deal to take Twitter private will have to come out of his own pocket. That pocket is deep. He has a net worth of about $250 billion. Yet because …

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Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Twitter, Netgear and more

Twitter (TWTR) earnings Q1 2022

Musk would have been appointed to Twitter’s board on Saturday, but the world’s richest man informed the company on the day that he would not, in fact, be taking the board seat. Andrew Burton | Getty Images News | Getty Images Twitter just reported earnings for the first quarter of 2022, in what could be …

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