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

SpaceX’s Future Depends on a Gigantic Rocket and 42,000 Internet Satellites

SpaceX wants to use its Starship rocket for the kind of voyages to Mars and beyond that Elon Musk has long dreamed of pursuing. Starship also forms an important foundation of the future business strategy at his space company, which wants to use the vehicle in part to build out Starlink, the satellite-internet service many … 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

Amazon Goes After Elon Musk, SpaceX in Battle for Space Dominance

Text size Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk. Staff Illustration; Getty Images (2) There’s gold in them there stars—and there’s a battle brewing between galactic giants. E-commerce and web-services behemoth Amazon.com (ticker: AMZN) objected again to part of a plan by SpaceX to offer space-based internet service around the globe. Amazon has its own plans for … Read more

Apple’s iPhone 13 Could Offer Satellite Service. Space Stocks Are Jumping.

Text size A technician works on a Globalstar satellite. VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images Space and satellite stocks are jumping as speculation grows that the next version of the iPhone will be equipped to handle space-based mobile communications, making calls possible even beyond the reach of cellular networks. The news outlet MacRumors reported Sunday that Ming-Chi Kuo, … 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