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‘Candy Crush Saga’ Maker Files for IPO

‘Candy Crush Saga’ Maker Files for IPO

By Erika Watts February 18, 2014

The maker of Candy Crush Saga filed its Initial Public Offering (IPO) of up to $500 million today. King Digital Entertainment undoubtedly hopes to follow in the footsteps of Zynga, who filed their IPO in late 2011 and has become …

Stock Market Dips Drastically After Wednesday’s High Stock Market Dips Drastically After Wednesday’s High
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On Wednesday, September 18, the Dow set an all-time high at closing, as did the S&P. The boom came shortly after the Federal Reserve announced that it would continue its economic stimulus program. However, the investment-high did not last long. …

NASDAQ Fined $10 Million For Botched Facebook IPO NASDAQ Fined $10 Million For Botched Facebook IPO

To say the Facebook IPO was a disaster might be a bit of an understatement. A few days after the social network went public, reports emerged that a technical issue prevented trading and many investors lost money as the stock’s …

Twitter Unveils Clickable Stock Tags (e.g. $FB) Twitter Unveils Clickable Stock Tags (e.g. $FB)
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Starting today, when you’re talking about a publicly-traded company on Twitter, make sure you remember to use their new clickable stock tag. It’s also being called a “Cashtag,” by some Twitter users. Whatever you call it, Twitter’s new hashtag functionality …

Zynga Being Investigated Over Its Stock Sales Zynga Being Investigated Over Its Stock Sales
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Well, that didn’t take long. We brought you word this morning that Zynga CEO Mark Pincus and other insiders including Google cashed out on Zynga stock back in April before the company’s shares fell to the abysmal depths that they’re …

Zynga Insiders Cashed Out Before The Company Crashed Zynga Insiders Cashed Out Before The Company Crashed
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This week has not been good for Zynga. After posting decent results for Q2, the company’s shares took a dive into previously unknown depths. The shares dropped to trading around $3 each and haven’t really recovered since. To add insult …

Zynga Shares Gets Kicked In The Teeth Again Zynga Shares Gets Kicked In The Teeth Again
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Zynga has not had the best of performance the past few weeks on the stock market after the Facebook IPO opened to disaster and an investigation from the SEC and Congress. It looked like it was maybe getting better for …

Spain Bailout May Only Bring Temporary Relief Spain Bailout May Only Bring Temporary Relief

Stock markets across Europe increased on news that Spain had accepted the equivalent of €100 billion ($125 billion) in bailout funds, though some seem to view this as only a temporary solution to much bigger problems on the continent. The …

Stock Market Plunge: Dow Drops 200 on Jobs Report Stock Market Plunge: Dow Drops 200 on Jobs Report
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Stock market plunges as U.S. employers add fewer jobs than analysts had anticipated, according to the Associated Press. The report ultimately caused the Dow Jones industrial average to drop 200 points, which puts it down for the year. This also …

Social Media Stocks Continue to Struggle Social Media Stocks Continue to Struggle
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Social media stocks are continuing to have a hard time this week following the widely-chronicled Facebook IPO fiasco. Since Facebook, which is currently down 24% from its initial price tag of $38 a share, has struggled in the market since …

Mark Zuckerberg To Blame For Facebook’s IPO Mess? Mark Zuckerberg To Blame For Facebook’s IPO Mess?
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Despite all the hype leading up to Facebook’s IPO, the circumstances abruptly changed after the company’s public debut. The stock was priced at $38 per share, which valued the company at $104 billion. At this rate, Facebook became the third largest public offering in the history of the United States, behind General Motors and Visa.

Buying Facebook Stock: Shares Jump to $42 Buying Facebook Stock: Shares Jump to $42
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Buying Facebook stock? Apparently you’re not the only one. Everywhere you turned today, people were either praising, cursing, or analyzing the Facebook IPO. The fantastic stable of writers at WebProNews have been covering the story non-stop today, as have many …

Facebook IPO Draws The Ire Of Twitter Facebook IPO Draws The Ire Of Twitter

The $100 billion dollar record breaking Facebook IPO is today. There are a lot of questions that will be answered both by the end of the day and the next few days as to whether or not the stock is …

Is Facebook Ready To Be A Public Company? Is Facebook Ready To Be A Public Company?
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There’s no doubt that Facebook’s IPO is coming, but the exact timing of it is a little uncertain. Early speculations pinpointed the company to begin selling stock in May, but recent activities suggest that the sale could be delayed.

Highlights From Apple’s Second Quarter Earnings Call Highlights From Apple’s Second Quarter Earnings Call

Just a little while ago, though, Apple released their earnings report for the second quarter of the 2012 fiscal year, and the news was quite good. Apple generated $39.2 billion in revenue for the quarter and sold 35.1 million iPhones, …

Spotify Sees Sales of $887 Million Spotify Sees Sales of $887 Million

Regardless of Spotify’s strained negotiation with the artists whose content it streams, the company reported a turnover of $887 million so far this year, according to CEO Daniel Ek, during an interview with Swedish newspaper Dagens Industri today. In 2011, …

Apple’s Market Cap Briefly Passes $600 Billion Apple’s Market Cap Briefly Passes $600 Billion

Apple’s market capitalization surged past $600 billion briefly this morning as its stock price passed $640 per share. A tumble in stock price around noon sent the market cap back down, and it’s currently sitting at just over $590 billion. …