• Broadcom reportedly in talks to buy VMware0

    Chip maker Broadcom Inc. is in negotiations to buy enterprise cloud-computing company VMware Inc., according to multiple reports Sunday night. Bloomberg News, Reuters, the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal reported the ongoing talks but did not mention a purchase price; as of Friday, VMware VMW, +0.80% had a market cap of about

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  • How Low Could the S&P 500 Sink? According to History, 3000.0

    Text size The fall in stock and bond prices has cut household wealth by as much as $8 trillion in 2022. Justin Lane/epa-efe/Shutterstock The stock market had a near-bear experience, which might be the most bullish thing you can say about it. At its low on Friday, the S&P 500 index was down 20% from

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  • Higher Rates Raise Risk of Future Fed Losses0

    The Federal Reserve’s plans to raise interest rates aggressively to combat high inflation could have an overlooked and uncomfortable side effect for the central bank: capital losses. The potential for losses hinges on obscure monetary plumbing. The Fed’s $9 trillion portfolio, sometimes called a balance sheet, is full of mostly interest-bearing assets—Treasury and mortgage-backed securities—with

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