Where else can you find onesie formal wear or a high-tech shower head backed by Apple’s chief executive?
China’s iKang Healthcare Group Inc. received a preliminary $1.5 billion acquisition offer from an investor group that includes its main rival, setting the stage for a face-off with the company’s chairman who earlier this year made a bid to take the health-care service provider private.
For investors craving that old Silicon Valley standby, harvesting fast money from an initial public offering in technology, the place to look right now is Europe.
General Atlantic LLC and Warburg Pincus LLC, two U.S. private equity firms, acquired a 49 percent stake in United Arab Emirates-based payments processing company Network International LLC.
It’s a fall evening in Tokyo, and Nikesh Arora is supposed to be in two places at once.
Compared with its resources, Apple has remained relatively quiet. It spent just 3.5 percent ($8.1 billion) of its $233 billion in revenue in fiscal 2015 on research and development, a lower percentage than every other large U.S. technology company, data compiled by Bloomberg show. Bloomberg's Mark Milian reports on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Bloomberg Gadfly Columnist Shelly Banjo reports on the success of Amazon Prime. She speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Bloomberg's Brad Stone reports on Black Friday and Cyber Monday retail sales. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Niraj Shah, co-founder and chief executive officer at Wayfair, responds to criticism from Kase Capital Management Managing Partner Whitney Tilson on Chinese products sold by Wayfair. He speaks on "Bloomberg ‹GO›." (Source: Bloomberg)
ESPN has suffered a loss of seven million subscribers over the last two years, cutting into the bottom line of parent-company Walt Disney Company. Bloomberg Intelligence's Paul Sweeney reports on how Disney is coping with the loss on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Future of the Living Room
“The Hunger Games” finale retained its box office lead in North America, outdrawing three new releases including Pixar’s second movie this year, a “Rocky” sequel and a fresh take on Frankenstein.
ESPN’s declining subscriber base -- down 7 million in two years -- is presenting owner Walt Disney Co. with tough choices.
Walt Disney Co. dropped the most in three months after reporting that ESPN lost 3 million subscribers in a year, reviving concerns about shrinking demand for traditional pay-TV packages and dragging down U.S. media stocks.
U.S. stocks fluctuated in a shortened post-Thanksgiving trading session, as energy companies dropped with oil prices and Walt Disney Co. led declines in media shares.
Treasuries rose after the Thanksgiving holiday as a drop in Chinese shares drove demand for the relative safety of fixed income. U.S. stocks fluctuated as energy companies dropped with oil prices and Walt Disney Co. led declines in media shares.