All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Stock’

Facebook Stock Prices Expected to Increase

Facebook stock, which is expected to go on sale this Friday, will be a little pricier than some may have anticipated. Although the company planned to sell shares between $29 and $34, the buzz generated during Zuckerberg’s IPO roadshow has caused the price to jump to between $34 and $38. Facebook filed an amendment to their IPO registration with the …

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Groupon Stock: Earnings Better Than Analysts Predicted

Groupon stock shot up almost 18 percent during after hours trading on Monday when first quarter earnings turned out to be much better than analysts had originally predicted. Thanks to increased demand from consumers, the company posted a smaller net loss than those on Wall Street had originally anticipated. This, of course, is very good news for the people over …

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Netflix Stock Drops, Subscription Growth Projected to Slow

Netflix stock has been up and down lately, and it’s easy to understand why. Before the infamous summer of 2011, people always spoke very highly about Netflix, its ability to maintain steady growth, and the company’s desire to expand its streaming service into international markets. After a series of serious and unfortunate missteps — including the short-lived decision to split …

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Mark Cuban Becomes Largest Holder of Vringo Stock and Shares Triple

Mark Cuban purchased Vringo stock shortly after pushing Lamar Odom out of his life. Vringo is a Delaware corporation that was founded in 2006 by entrepreneur and venture capitalist Jonathan Medved and mobile software specialist David Goldfarb. The company provides software platforms for mobile social and mobile video services. According to data from FactSet Research Cuban now owns more than …

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Groupon Stock Hits All-Time Low

Less than five months after its initial public offering, Groupon stock is trading for less than half of what it once was. The company’s shares fell another 3.2%, or 48 cents, and closed at $14.54 a piece. At its highest point, Groupon shares were going for $31.14, soon after going public in early November. While the stock just hit new …

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Apple Stock Infographic

Statista, the leading German statistics company on the web, has just posted an infographic on Apple’s stock performance as it correlates with major product announcements: The chart shows that while Apple stocks received a significant bump upon the announcement of the original iPhone, this was not the case regarding the iPhone 3G, 3GS and 4 models – though interestingly, stocks …

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Are You High on Yelp?

On Friday, popular online review site Yelp began trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The company had a successful first day with shares jumping from $15 per share initial pricing to nearly $25 per share. Yesterday, in the company’s second day of trading, shares however dipped nearly 15 percent.

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No Twitter IPO For A Couple Years Says CEO

Now that Facebook has taken the plunge and filed their S-1 documents, much of the attention has been redirected to Twitter. It’s not like discussion about a possible Twitter IPO is anything new, it just seems to have intensified since the Facebook IPO filing. Apparently, all of that buzz is for naught – at least if you ask Twitter’s CEO. …

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Fake Facebook Stock Sold By Oshkosh Woman, Amidst IPO Filing

An Oshkosh Wisconsin woman is in some scalding hot water recently for taking advantage of Facebook’s recent public stock offering. Marianne Oleson has been charged with 33 felony charges in the Winnebago County Court. The prosecutors say the woman claimed to own shares of Facebook stock and swindled at least 4 people in to buying the fake stock. One complaint …

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Spark Capital Makes a Substantial Investment in Foursquare, Purchases $50 Million in Stock

Spark Capital is providing its employees with more liquid assets by purchasing fifty million dollars worth of Foursquare’s company stock. Foursquare has 15 million registered users who have collectively checked in 1.5 billion times and has generated information about some 750,000 restaurants and other venues. Spark Capital had already been investing in Foursquare and based their decision to up the …

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Apple Fighting For Largest Company In The World Status

Apple’s huge earnings yesterday has just shot them through the roof as they battle for the status of largest company in the world with Exxon Mobil. Apple’s stock rose nearly six percent in midday trading according to the Mercury News. This put their individual stock price at $445.29 which put their market cap at $415 billion. Exxon’s share price was …

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