All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘stocks’

Stock Market Crash Said To Be Inevitable. So Why Have Baby Boomers Poured Everything Into It?

There is an ongoing debate as to what the current state of the stock market means. For some, what we’re witnessing is a natural aspect of the market, known as a “correction”. The correction part of the cycle is said to occur years after the market enjoys a bullish period. When the stocks have peaked, they may drop down more …

Read More

Penny Stocks: Will They Make Or Break You?

Are you familiar with the phrase, “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is?” If not, allow me to introduce you to the perilous penny stock. The penny stock is a popular choice among con artists looking to take advantage of naive investors. Like every get-rich-quick scheme in existence, penny stock cons usually involves a group of …

Read More

Yelp Discloses Lobbying Efforts, CEO Sells 15,000 Shares

A couple of interesting pieces of Yelp news have surfaced in that the company is lobbying for patent reform and copyright laws, and CEO Jeremy Stoppelman has sold nearly 15,000 shares of the company. As first reported by The Hill, the company hired former House staffer Laurent Crenshaw as its first lobbyist a couple months ago. He is a former …

Read More

Twitter Stock Makes Co-Founder Jack Dorsey a Billionaire

Everyone knew that there was a lot of money to be made when Twitter went public, but what Twitter opened at on the New York Stock Exchange far exceeded the company’s expectations. So what does this mean for Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey and others? Cha-ching! Thanks to Twitter, Dorsey has now been elevated to billionaire status. just setting up our …

Read More

Twitter Opens At $45.10, Up 73.5%

Twitter got off to a pretty big start as a public company, opening up at $45.10 (73.5% higher than its set price of $26). That price values Twitter just shy of $32 billion. Also, Patrick Stewart helped ring the opening bell. As of the time of this writing, TWTR is trading at $45.85. So yeah, a pretty good start for …

Read More

Twitter IPO: Grey Market Investors Expect Twitter Shares To Be $43.60 At The End Of Day One

Twitter is expected to announce its final price per share for its IPO this evening, with trading beginning on Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange. The company already bumped up its price range in an amendment to its SEC filing this week, going from between $17 and $20 to between $23 and $25. As it did ahead of the …

Read More

Twitter Bumps Up IPO Price Range

Twitter has made yet another revision to its IPO filing with the SEC, this time raising the price. Now, the company is looking to price shares at between $23 and $25. That’s up from between $17 and $20. The company says in the filing: Prior to this offering, there has been no public market for the common stock. It is …

Read More

Pinterest Valued Over $2 Billion

Pinterest is now on the business map, and is now estimated to be a $2.5 Billion company. Pinterest, the newest hit in social media scrapbooking site , is used by web surfers to share and discover images. It has sold $200 million worth of new stocks to new and existing investors for less than 10 percent of the company. Constantly …

Read More

Arian Foster Is Now On the Market and For Sale

Fantasy sports is a huge business. It allows the Everyday Joe a chance to draft a team, trade players, add free agents to their roster and root for touchdowns and homeruns from guys you would otherwise not care about. And now, not only can that same Everyday Joe pretend to play professional coach and general manager but as of today …

Read More

Facebook Stock Tops $50 for the First Time

Facebook’s stock price hit an important milestone Thursday, crossing the $50 barrier for the first time. That’s more than $12 higher than the IPO price and over $32 more than the stock’s price at its lowest point back in August of 2012. It’s not just an important milestone, but an impressive one considering where Facebook’s stock price was just a …

Read More

Safeway Inc. Swallows the Poison Pill

When the market closed on Tuesday, Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) shares increased 10.5% ending the day at $30.99. Safeway Inc. is an American based supermarket chain that is currently the second largest grocer franchise only to The Kroger Company (NYSE: KR). Based on the 2010 fiscal year Safeway managed to pull in a whopping $41 billion in estimated sales and …

Read More

Microsoft Stock Surging on Ballmer Retirement News

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced this morning that he will be stepping down from his position within the next 12 months. The executive has been a part of Microsoft for over 33 years, joining the company as its first business manager and only its 30th employee. Ballmer praised his executive team in a statement this morning, saying that “now is …

Read More

Page 1 of 3123»