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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Wall Street’

Nasdaq Hopes to Appease Facebook Investors with Modest Compensation

The Nasdaq OMX Group hopes to make up for that small-but-disastrous glitch on the day of Facebook’s initial public offering by compensating affected investors who were trying to get in on the early trading. According to the Wall Street Journal, the exchange organization has been notifying brokers that it plans to submit the proper filings tomorrow in order to begin …

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Facebook Stocks Finds New Low at $25.75

It seems like everyday marks a new low for the folks over at Facebook. Today, stock prices slipped below the $26 mark to $25.75. Considering shares started out at $38, I would say the IPO has lost almost all of its momentum. But, perhaps it speaks to the climate on Wall Street overall. Groupon also experienced record low stock prices …

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Is Mark Zuckerberg To Blame For Facebook’s IPO Fiasco?

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.

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Nasdaq’s Fallout from the Fubar Facebook IPO

Given that everyone was so excited and looking to the future with Facebook’s initial public offering on Friday, there has been a surprising absence of good news to come out of the it since it happened. It’s not even that there’s an absence of good news but an overwhelming pall of bad news. Friday stumbled out of the gates and …

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Facebook IPO: Watch Zuckerberg Ring The Bell

Though the opening bell has been rung and the Facebook IPO ceremony is over, trading on Facebook stocks has yet to commence. Facebook shares will begin trading at 11:30 EDT, and the stock is expected to rise significantly over the course of the day. However, NASDAQ has just released the video of the bell-ringing ceremony, which was held in a …

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Is Facebook Ready To Be Public?

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.

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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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Using Twitter To Predict Stock Market

A University of California, Riverside professor and several other researchers have developed a model [PDF] that uses data from Twitter to help predict the traded volume and value of a stock the following day. A trading strategy based on the model created by Vagelis Hristidis, an associate professor at the Bourns College of Engineering, one of his graduate students and …

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IBM’s ‘Watson’ on Wall Street

IBM’s ‘Watson’ supercomputer and Jeopardy champion just secured a gig on Wall Street, according to Bloomberg. Citigroup, the third largest lender in the U.S., will utilize Watson to “help analyze customer needs and process financial, economic and client data to advance and personalize digital banking.” IBM predicts that Watson will be able to “read” about 200 million pages in three …

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Battle For Facebook Listing: NASDAQ or NYSE ?

No doubt the Initial Public Offering of Facebook stock is the most anticipated since Google went public. With equity-trading volume’s down for both platforms, the NASDAQ and the NYSE are in a battle to win the listing. Securing Facebook could have a synergistic effect for the winner platform however it is doubtful that it will significantly change listing revenues at …

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Are Expectations For Google’s Success Too High For Its Own Good?

Google released their earnings for the fourth fiscal quarter of 2011 yesterday and it was good. There wasn’t much to be disappointed about: they’re still making mega-gobs of money and more and more people seem to be flocking to their services. WebProNews gave you the run-down of Google’s conference where they revealed that their Google Sites revenues were up 29% …

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