Zynga, Lululemon, Virgin Orbit, Tilray: What to Watch When the Stock Market Opens Today

Updated Jan. 10, 2022 9:34 am ET Wall Street stock indexes opened lower ahead of inflation data and the first wave of major earnings reports later this week. Here’s what we’re watching in Monday’s trading: It’s a happy day in FarmVille: Take-Two Interactive TTWO -1.45% is acquiring Zynga ZNGA -1.10% in a stock-and-cash deal. Zynga … Read more

How to Watch SpaceX’s Groundbreaking All-Civilian Rocket Launch Today

Text size Inspiration4 will be launched with SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket. (Gregg Newton / AFP via Getty Images) SpaceX is heading toward the history books this week. The company, run by Tesla ‘s (ticker: TSLA) Elon Musk, is preparing to launch four civilian astronauts into space as early as Wednesday evening, where they will remain … Read more

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin Wants to Build a Commercial Space Station With Boeing

Text size Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin venture has teamed up with partners including Boeing. Getty Images Blue Origin, the commercial space venture created by Amazon (ticker: AMZN) founder Jeff Bezos, wants to build a commercial space station with partners including Boeing by the second half of this decade. A venture with aerospace technology company Sierra … Read more

How to Watch SpaceX’s Groundbreaking All-Civilian Mission Launch This Week

Text size Inspiration4 will be launched with SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket. (Gregg Newton / AFP via Getty Images) SpaceX is heading toward the history books this week. The company, run by Tesla ‘s (ticker: TSLA) Elon Musk, is preparing to launch four civilian astronauts into space as early as Wednesday evening, where they will remain … Read more

Opinion: This SPAC with ties to NASA plans to make daily runs to space

What I call the Space Revolution will, over the next five to 10 years, change the world we live in. It will become a multi-trillion-dollar marketplace. I began writing this Space Revolution report about Astra (which is trading under Holicity HOL for now) a few weeks ago, right before Rocket Lab VACQ, -1.36% announced it … Read more

Boeing Scrubs Its Space Capsule Launch. Blame the Russians.

Text size A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft onboard. Joel Kowsky/NASA via Getty Images Otherworldly investors will have to wait a little longer for the next dramatic step in commercial space travel: Boeing had to push back Friday’s launch of Starliner, its reusable capsule developed with NASA. But don’t … Read more

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Went to Space. Tesla’s Elon Musk Is the Real Winner.

Text size Blue Origin personnel celebrate during crew capsule recovery rehearsals on Mission NS-15. Courtesy of Blue Origin Investors usually want to know what the most important story of the day is, the thing responsible for driving stocks, perhaps the potential to become an investing theme that drives returns for months or years. Jeff Bezos … Read more

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin Targets Bigger Space Goals

Jeff Bezos ’ plans for space go far beyond the short trip he is slated to take there Tuesday. The Amazon.com Inc. AMZN -1.59% founder has poured billions into his Blue Origin LLC space venture over more than two decades, believing humanity must ultimately establish outposts across the solar system. More immediately, Mr. Bezos’ company … Read more

Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit Reaches Space With Unconventional Rocket-Launch System

A venture to launch small satellites using a rocket fired from a converted jumbo jet deployed 10 tiny ones into orbit for the first time Sunday, providing a big boost for the startup founded by entrepreneur Richard Branson. The successful demonstration flight by Southern-California-based Virgin Orbit, nearly eight months after a botched test, lifts the … Read more

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic Flight Opens Door to Space Tourism

TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M.— Richard Branson reached the edge of space and safely returned to Earth, a trip that marks a turning point in the billionaire entrepreneur’s multidecade effort to help create a space-tourism industry. The space trip that Mr. Branson and five other crew members completed Sunday morning on a Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. … Read more