Western Digital-Kioxia Deal Talks Stall 

The steady drop in Western Digital's share price since June was a factor that cooled merger discussions.

American, Southwest Say Vaccine Mandate Won't Disrupt Flights 

Some aviation unions have pushed back against the requirement, raising the possibility of service problems during holiday season.

Whirlpool Doesn't See Appliance Shortage Ending Soon 

The appliance maker said shortages of dishwashers and refrigerators are likely to stretch well into next year as supply-chain problems constrain production and consumer demand remains strong.

Chipotle's Profit Rises as Chain's Burritos Get Pricier 

The company's quarterly sales established a record after Chipotle increased its menu prices to offset higher meat and freight costs.

Snap's Stock Drops as It Blames Apple for Hurting Its Ad Business 

The social-media company posted revenue and user growth in the latest quarter but expects growth to slow.

Vista Prepares Pitch for Next Big Software Fund 

Vista Equity Partners plans to join the growing list of private-equity firms pitching large funds focused on technology deals.

J&J Talc Claims May Not Belong in Charlotte Bankruptcy Court, Judge Says 

A bankruptcy judge said he is unsure if his North Carolina courtroom is the right venue for a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary to potentially settle tens of thousands of talc-related injury claims and suggested the case could be moved closer to the consumer goods giant's New Jersey headquarters.

Deere Granted Temporary Injunction Against Striking Union Members 

The injunction prohibits striking union members from trespassing on the company's property or obstructing entrances and exits.

Pinterest's Marketing Allure Drives Suitors' Interest 

PayPal wants to buy the social-media platform, which offers a coveted female user base and a focus on spurring e-commerce sales.

Blackstone Can Deal With Rising Rates 

Alternative asset managers have been big beneficiaries of low rates and surging market values, but their upswing could continue even if those things don't.


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

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