Bank of America Headlines

  • Broadcom Secures as Much as $100 Billion of Debt Funding for Qualcomm Bid

    Broadcom sought the debt financing for its hostile bid for Qualcomm and enlisted two more big private-equity firms, strengthening the chip giant’s hand in the takeover battle.

  • Wesla Whitfield, elegant jazz and cabaret singer, dies at 70

    Wesla Whitfield, the supremely elegant Bay Area jazz and cabaret singer who devoted her abundant musical life to the Great American Songbook, died Friday, Feb. 9, at her home in St. Helena. The cause of death was an infection brought on by bladder cancer. She was 70. Her death was confirmed by her husband and musical partner, pianist Mike Greensill, who said she died peacefully at 8 p.m. Whitfield lavished her silken voice, interpretive nuances, emotional depth...