American Airlines to Use Frequent-Flier Program to Raise $7.5 Billion 

The carrier will use the funds to replace a loan from the federal government.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Oprah Interview Drew About 17.1 Million Viewers 

The conversation that aired Sunday on CBS was one of the most-watched events of the TV season, but its audience was still a far cry from the Super Bowl's.

Greensill Files for Insolvency, Leaving Pain for Investors 

SoftBank-backed Greensill Capital filed for insolvency protection, days after regulators took over its banking unit and Credit Suisse froze key investment funds.

Selling Jet-Leasing Could Be a Breakup Too Far for GE 

General Electric's aviation business might lose a key advantage as CEO Larry Culp continues to unwind his predecessors' legacy.

Apollo Reabsorbs Athene in Deal Valuing Firm at $11 Billion 

Private-equity giant Apollo announced the acquisition of the portion of Athene Holding it doesn't already own in an all-stock transaction that values the insurance-and-retirement services firm at around $11 billion.

GameStop Board Forms Committee to Focus on Transformation 

The videogame retailer said Chewy co-founder, Ryan Cohen, leads the committee.

Amazon-Backed Deliveroo Plans IPO, Testing London's Big Tech Appetite 

Deliveroo took the first step to list on the London Stock Exchange, seeking to replicate the stock-market success of U.S. rival DoorDash as the pandemic fuels demand for online food deliveries.

Crowd-Safety Company Evolv Going Public in $1.7 Billion SPAC Merger 

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush are two of Evolv's investors.

Oxford Vaccine Startup in Conflict With University Ahead of IPO 

A startup behind the Covid-19 vaccine developed by the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca is planning an IPO that backers hope will be the biggest market debut of an Oxford spinoff in years. One hurdle: the university itself.

Huawei Loses Cellular-Gear Market Share Outside China 

Huawei's share of revenue from selling wireless-equipment around the world, excluding China, fell 2 percentage points last year, a signal the U.S. campaign to curb the Chinese manufacturer is starting to make an impact.


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

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