Microsoft Plans $60 Billion Share-Buyback Program, Raises Dividend 

Congressional Democrats have proposed implementing a 2% tax on public companies' stock buybacks.

In Food Delivery, Iron Fists Could Trump the Invisible Hand 

DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats are hoping constitutional arguments can save their profit margins in New York City and potentially elsewhere.

Evergrande's Woes Fuel Selloff in Chinese Property Shares 

A selloff in Chinese property stocks intensified, as concern mounted about the effects of an official campaign to rein in the sector.

Match Group Hopes for Savings From Looser App-Store Payment Rules 

The online-dating company is working to sidestep Apple's and Google's payments systems following moves by authorities in the U.S. and South Korea to loosen the tech giants' grip on app-store transactions.

Covid-19 Testing Startup Prenetics to Go Public in SPAC Merger 

Prenetics Group Ltd. is going public on the Nasdaq Stock Market in a merger with special-purpose acquisition company Artisan Acquisition, in a deal valuing the Covid testing company at $1.25 billion.

Amazon Is Doing It. So Is Walmart. Why Retail Loves 'Buy Now, Pay Later.' 

Retailers big and small are using installment plans to wring more sales out of shoppers who can't get credit cards.

Taiwan Battery-Swapping Pioneer Gogoro to Go Public in SPAC Merger 

Taiwan's Gogoro will go public in the U.S. via a special-purpose acquisition vehicle merger with Poema Global Holdings that values the battery-swapping pioneer at more than $2.3 billion.

Elon Musk's SpaceX Launches First All-Civilian Flight to Orbit 

The Inspiration4 mission, led by billionaire businessman Jared Isaacman, would take Americans the farthest into space since 2009.

CATL, BASF Team Up to Create Sustainable Battery Value Chain 

The collaboration will focus on battery recycling and on cathode active materials, which are key to producing electric-vehicle batteries.

Percheron Collects $770 Million for Debut Fund 

Former Golden Gate Capital deal makers Chris Collins and Chris Lawler started Percheron last year.


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

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