NBCUniversal Explores Streaming Its Sports Channels or Selling Them Off 

Media giant has weighed options for its regional sports channels as the company tries to figure out a future for a business under increasing pressure.

The Athletic Halts Merger Talks With Axios, Eyes New York Times 

The sports-media outlet is no longer in discussions with news publisher Axios, people familiar with the matter said, but it is still pursuing a tie-up deal and sees the Times as a top contender.

Moderna Turns First Profit, Boosted by Its Covid-19 Vaccine 

The vaccine brought Moderna revenue of $1.73 billion in the first quarter, but the prospect of a temporary loss of vaccine patents clouds investors' outlook.

Barbie Maker Mattel Tackles Playtime in a Post-Pandemic World 

CEO Ynon Kreiz on the future of screen time, values in the toy aisle and the continuing evolution of the famous doll.

Pfizer, BioNTech to Donate Covid Vaccines to Tokyo Olympics Athletes 

Participants in the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics will have access to donated doses of Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE's Covid-19 vaccines, the International Olympic Committee said.

With Wayfair, Look Past the Lockdown Boom 

Wayfair had an easy first quarter. Some wobbliness can be expected going forward.

VW Has the Profit to Take On Tesla. Does It Have the Talent? 

The German giant reported solid first-quarter results, but they say little about the nascent electric-vehicle business investors care most about.

BlackRock at Odds With Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway 

BlackRock's support of two shareholder-led proposals highlight the growing tension between asset managers who are calling for companies like Berkshire Hathaway to further emphasize ESG issues and executives such as Warren Buffett who are pushing back.

Ant Looks to Revamp a Controversial Business Without Sparking an Outcry 

Ant Group, which has pledged to get all its financial services fully regulated, is exploring ways to revamp its popular "mutual-aid" product.

Bud Brewer Taps U.S. Chief as New CEO 

Anheuser-Busch InBev appointed the head of its North American business as its new chief executive, tapping a company veteran to reinvigorate sales growth and lead it out of the pandemic.


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